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Highland police officer facing sexual offence charges set for Glasgow High Court appearance

By Alasdair Fraser

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Burnett Road police station in Inverness.
Burnett Road police station in Inverness.

A Highland police officer has been arrested and charged in connection with sexual offences.

The case involving Inverness-based police constable Cameron Ross, now suspended, will be called for preliminary hearing at the High Court in Glasgow on March 14.

PC Ross first appeared in private at Inverness Sheriff Court in March last year and later in Glasgow on November 20 last year.

A spokeswoman for Police Scotland confirmed: “A 37-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with non-recent sexual and communications offences”.

Ross, originally from Nairn, is believed to be stationed at Burnett Road police office in Inverness

He has previously worked in the Western Isles as a trained dog handler and became well-known for his involvement in community activities in and around Stornoway.

A past 400m hurdles gold medal winner at the Police Service UK Track and Field Championships, his work included visiting schools with sniffer dog Ollie the Collie.

Ollie was the first police dog in the UK to be trained to detect drugs and firearms, as well as tracing missing people.

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