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Sword-wielding man admits threat to kill

25 February 2020
Sword-wielding man admits threat to kill

Sword-wielding man admits threat to kill

25 February 2020

A MAN smashed panes of glass with a sword and threw a chair at the door of a property in Inverness.


Attempted rapist loses appeal against sentence over Highland attack

14 February 2020
Attempted rapist loses appeal against sentence over Highland attack

Attempted rapist loses appeal against sentence over Highland attack

14 February 2020

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.


Couple on way home from family celebration witness city centre assault

10 February 2020
Couple on way home from family celebration witness city centre assault

Couple on way home from family celebration witness city centre assault

10 February 2020

Inverness Sheriff Court was told a couple who witnessed an assault were told "It's OK...he owes us money."


Thief who stole campervan then set it alight

08 February 2020
Thief who stole campervan then set it alight

Thief who stole campervan then set it alight

08 February 2020

A man who stole a campervan from Inverness was on early release from prison for previous offending.


Police condemn taxi driver rapist's "deplorable" behaviour

04 February 2020
Police condemn taxi driver rapist's "deplorable" behaviour

Police condemn taxi driver rapist's "deplorable" behaviour

04 February 2020

Police spoke out after a taxi driver was jailed for six years for the rape of a woman in Inverness


Taxi driver who raped passenger "disgracefully breached" her trust

04 February 2020
Taxi driver who raped passenger "disgracefully breached" her trust

Taxi driver who raped passenger "disgracefully breached" her trust

04 February 2020

A woman was driven to Culloden by a taxi driver who raped her but afterwards tried to argue she had consented.


Taxi driver who raped a woman in his cab is jailed for six years

04 February 2020
Taxi driver who raped a woman in his cab is jailed for six years

Taxi driver who raped a woman in his cab is jailed for six years

04 February 2020

The High Court in Aberdeen has heard how a taxi driver raped a woman after she jumped into his cab in Inverness city centre.


Young burglar given last chance to stay out of jail

29 January 2020
Young burglar given last chance to stay out of jail

Young burglar given last chance to stay out of jail

29 January 2020

A burglar was given a community sentence after Inverness Sheriff Court heard about his difficult background.


Speeding motorist admits causing death of Inverness teenager

27 January 2020
Speeding motorist admits causing death of Inverness teenager

Speeding motorist admits causing death of Inverness teenager

27 January 2020

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.


Drug order for man after police officer was injured by a used needle

23 January 2020
Drug order for man after police officer was injured by a used needle

Drug order for man after police officer was injured by a used needle

23 January 2020

A man who carried a bag containing used hypodermic needles has been placed on a drug treatment testing order.


Youth is 'Jekyll and Hyde'

10 January 2020
Youth is 'Jekyll and Hyde'

Youth is 'Jekyll and Hyde'

10 January 2020

A TEENAGER who caused a disturbance as he threatened self harm later spat on a police officer at Raigmore Hospital.


Dealer sold cannabis to his friends

28 December 2019
Dealer sold cannabis to his friends

Dealer sold cannabis to his friends

28 December 2019

AN Inverness man who was found by police in possession of almost £3000 worth of herbal cannabis has avoided a sentence of imprisonment.


Jail for man who punched boy (12) and stole his bike

16 December 2019
Jail for man who punched boy (12) and stole his bike

Jail for man who punched boy (12) and stole his bike

16 December 2019

A SHERIFF has jailed a man who punched a 12 year-old boy and stole his bike, describing the offence as a particularly "nasty robbery".


Man awaits sentence for assaulting three police officers

15 December 2019
Man awaits sentence for assaulting three police officers

Man awaits sentence for assaulting three police officers

15 December 2019

A FISHERMAN who assaulted three police officers after spending a night drinking has been released on bail.


Road ban for learner driver

13 December 2019
Road ban for learner driver

Road ban for learner driver

13 December 2019

A LEARNER driver has been banned from motoring after being stopped in Oldtown Road, Inverness with excess alcohol.


Sheriff's prison warning for drug addict who swallowed heroin when arrested by police.

12 December 2019
Sheriff's prison warning for drug addict who swallowed heroin when arrested by police.

Sheriff's prison warning for drug addict who swallowed heroin when arrested by police.

12 December 2019

A MAN who swallowed heroin as he was arrested by police has been placed on a drug treatment testing order - as an alternative to prison.


Three appear in court on drugs charges following earlier police raid

11 December 2019
Three appear in court on drugs charges following earlier police raid

Three appear in court on drugs charges following earlier police raid

11 December 2019

THREE people have appeared in private at Inverness Sheriff Court charged with being concerned in the supply of drugs.


Police found herbal cannabis stash worth up to £12,000 at city home

11 December 2019
Police found herbal cannabis stash worth up to £12,000 at city home

Police found herbal cannabis stash worth up to £12,000 at city home

11 December 2019

AN Inverness man has admitted being concerned in the supply of herbal cannabis with a potential street value of nearly £12,000.


Not so happy meal – drink-driver snared at McDonald's drive-thru

10 December 2019
Not so happy meal – drink-driver snared at McDonald's drive-thru

Not so happy meal – drink-driver snared at McDonald's drive-thru

10 December 2019

A DRINK-driver was collared after he pulled up at the drive-thru to the new McDonald's restaurant in Nairn while nearly five times the legal limit.


Fraud cash is paid back

06 December 2019
Fraud cash is paid back

Fraud cash is paid back

06 December 2019

A DISHONEST care worker has repaid almost £4000 she illegally took to buy more than two years of shopping by using a 76-year-old woman’s bank details.


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