A BANK teller who embezzled £42,000 from his employers and then gambled it away over a couple of months has avoided prison.
Armed police surrounded the house during a four and a half hour stand-off on April 23 this year.
Inverness Sheriff Court had been told that there “did not seem to be a danger to the public.”
A PUB-goer who bit a barman on the chin after he refused to serve him any more drink has been given a community sentence.
A MAN who pulled one girl’s shorts down and invited another to kiss him broke down in tears in court this week.
A GARAGE worker attacked his wife at their home after a row over money, a court has been told.
A DRUG dealer has been jailed for a year with a six-month structured release after being found with stashes of drugs potentially worth £165,000.
A 35-YEAR-OLD landscaper who broke a man’s nose with his fist then struck him with a rounders bat has been fined at Inverness Sheriff Court.
THE driver of a car transporter lorry was nearly five times the drink-drive limit as he travelled down the A9 after leaving a garage in Inverness.
A 20-year-old has been ordered to pay £400 compensation to a man he assaulted at Max’s takeaway in Inverness city centre.
A MAN smashed panes of glass with a sword and threw a chair at the door of a property in Inverness.
A SEX attacker who lured a tourist on a camping trip to a remote Highland spot before assaulting her has lost an appeal over his five year sentence.
Inverness Sheriff Court was told a couple who witnessed an assault were told "It's OK...he owes us money."
A man who stole a campervan from Inverness was on early release from prison for previous offending.
Police spoke out after a taxi driver was jailed for six years for the rape of a woman in Inverness
A woman was driven to Culloden by a taxi driver who raped her but afterwards tried to argue she had consented.
The High Court in Aberdeen has heard how a taxi driver raped a woman after she jumped into his cab in Inverness city centre.
A burglar was given a community sentence after Inverness Sheriff Court heard about his difficult background.
A 20-year-old motorist has admitted causing the death of a teenager by dangerous driving in connection with an incident near Garve in February 2018.
A man who carried a bag containing used hypodermic needles has been placed on a drug treatment testing order.