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Drug addict jailed after stealing £500 from woman at ATM in Inverness

16 July 2024
Drug addict jailed after stealing £500 from woman at ATM in Inverness

Drug addict jailed after stealing £500 from woman at ATM in Inverness

16 July 2024

Dean Barclay watched his victim, crossed the road, grabbed the woman's wrists and forcibly pulled her hands from her pocket to get hold of the cash.


Merseyside man found with £1650 worth of cocaine and heroin in Inverness street

16 July 2024
Merseyside man found with £1650 worth of cocaine and heroin in Inverness street

Merseyside man found with £1650 worth of cocaine and heroin in Inverness street

16 July 2024

He was seen by police near a known drug dealer's address and was stopped and searched by officers.


Spurned boyfriend jailed after unprovoked attack breaks man’s jaw at Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival

16 July 2024
Spurned boyfriend jailed after unprovoked attack breaks man’s jaw at Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival

Spurned boyfriend jailed after unprovoked attack breaks man’s jaw at Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival

16 July 2024

Sheriff Sara Matheson told Michael Anderson it was her public duty to severely deal with such incidents as this committed at a family music event.


Serial rapist jailed for 10 years after campaign of violent, domestic and sexual abuse

15 July 2024
Serial rapist jailed for 10 years after campaign of violent, domestic and sexual abuse

Serial rapist jailed for 10 years after campaign of violent, domestic and sexual abuse

15 July 2024

Scotland’s Procurator Fiscal for High Court sexual offending said James Kelly’s “violent and predatory behaviour has inflicted unimaginable trauma”.


Black Isle man slammed for ‘abhorrent’ behaviour learns fate in court

12 July 2024
Black Isle man slammed for ‘abhorrent’ behaviour learns fate in court

Black Isle man slammed for ‘abhorrent’ behaviour learns fate in court

12 July 2024

A retired policeman's son assaulted one of his dad's former colleagues when they tried to arrest him on Boxing Day.


Sheriff has no doubt Inverness man attacked young woman

11 July 2024
Sheriff has no doubt Inverness man attacked young woman

Sheriff has no doubt Inverness man attacked young woman

11 July 2024

Inverness Sheriff Court heard that the 37-year-old seized his victim by the throat and repeatedly touched her.


Quartet face charges of housebreaking in Inverness area

09 July 2024
Quartet face charges of housebreaking in Inverness area

Quartet face charges of housebreaking in Inverness area

09 July 2024

One of them - aged 21 - also faced a charge of dangerous driving.


Inverness sexual predator offered to pay boy (13) for sex and nude photo

09 July 2024
Inverness sexual predator offered to pay boy (13) for sex and nude photo

Inverness sexual predator offered to pay boy (13) for sex and nude photo

09 July 2024

He also admitted downloading and possessing indecent images of boys on his mobile phone.


Glasgow man fined after lashing out at police after Inverness nightspot incident

09 July 2024
Glasgow man fined after lashing out at police after Inverness nightspot incident

Glasgow man fined after lashing out at police after Inverness nightspot incident

09 July 2024

Police were called to Johnny Foxes after the 25-year-old refused to leave.


Highland sheriff’s simple advice to drug-drive woman

07 July 2024
Highland sheriff’s simple advice to drug-drive woman

Highland sheriff’s simple advice to drug-drive woman

07 July 2024

A 32-year-old motorist confessed her horror to a sheriff after she found herself in the dock for a second time in two years to admit drug-driving.


Man who fatally stabbed brother is jailed for carrying knife in Inverness

06 July 2024
Man who fatally stabbed brother is jailed for carrying knife in Inverness

Man who fatally stabbed brother is jailed for carrying knife in Inverness

06 July 2024

He claimed that he found the kitchen knife.


Inverness man had cat-shaped knuckleduster

05 July 2024
Inverness man had cat-shaped knuckleduster

Inverness man had cat-shaped knuckleduster

05 July 2024

Police found it during a search.


Inverness woman stole whisky from Tesco at Inshes

05 July 2024
Inverness woman stole whisky from Tesco at Inshes

Inverness woman stole whisky from Tesco at Inshes

05 July 2024

Stephanie Rennie’s crime was only discovered when CCTV footage was checked by staff.


Nairn teen sprayed ‘staggeringly offensive’ anti-semitic graffiti and swastikas

04 July 2024
Nairn teen sprayed ‘staggeringly offensive’ anti-semitic graffiti and swastikas

Nairn teen sprayed ‘staggeringly offensive’ anti-semitic graffiti and swastikas

04 July 2024

"If this properly reflects your beliefs then there is something deeply wrong with you," says Sheriff Gary Aitken.


Police raid finds cannabis worth over £3.5k in Nairn home

04 July 2024
Police raid finds cannabis worth over £3.5k in Nairn home

Police raid finds cannabis worth over £3.5k in Nairn home

04 July 2024

Inverness Sheriff Court heard the 21-year-old who had the drug is no longer a ‘heavy user’ because he wants to join the Army.


Drug dealer was ‘in the Highlands to make some money fast’

02 July 2024
Drug dealer was ‘in the Highlands to make some money fast’

Drug dealer was ‘in the Highlands to make some money fast’

02 July 2024

Jail sentence for duo recruited by serious organised crime gang.


Curfew for Dingwall man involved in ‘brutal assault’ in Inverness

02 July 2024
Curfew for Dingwall man involved in ‘brutal assault’ in Inverness

Curfew for Dingwall man involved in ‘brutal assault’ in Inverness

02 July 2024

Sheriff told attacker only reason he’s not in prison is that “penny seemed to drop”.


COURT ROUND-UP: High-speed chase and attack at music festival among last month's Inverness court business

01 July 2024
COURT ROUND-UP: High-speed chase and attack at music festival among last month's Inverness court business

COURT ROUND-UP: High-speed chase and attack at music festival among last month's Inverness court business

01 July 2024

Inverness Sheriff Court saw a huge mix of criminal business in June.


Fraserburgh man caught drug-driving near Tornagrain

29 June 2024
Fraserburgh man caught drug-driving near Tornagrain

Fraserburgh man caught drug-driving near Tornagrain

29 June 2024

Police were concerned about the 25-year-old's driving.


Inverness man jailed after ‘appalling’ domestic assault

28 June 2024
Inverness man jailed after ‘appalling’ domestic assault

Inverness man jailed after ‘appalling’ domestic assault

28 June 2024

The victim was attacked while there was a non-harassment order in force to protect her.


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