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Woman Charged Over Aberdeen Mans Death
Mr Alan Cowie who lived in the Tillydrone area of the city, was found dead on Wednesday the 3rd of January 2018 at his home address. His death is being treated as suspicious and a woman has appeared in court in connection with his death on Friday. The Police are keen to...
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Successful Appeal Against Conviction on the Grounds of Being “Incorrectly Advised”
HMA v DUNCAN STEWART 2017 A motorist that pled guilty to causing the death of a motorcyclist by driving in 2012 has now successfully appealed against his conviction. Mr Stewart was disqualified from driving and not insured at the time of the offence. On the advice of his...
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Police Arrests Over Hare Coursing Offences
Police have arrested 5 men over coursing offences. The arrests follow alleged incidents in Gifford, East Lothian, and Duns on Thursday the 4th of January. The men will appear in Selkirk Sheriff Court. This is not the first offence of this kind recently with...
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Re-Offender Who Attached Friend With Screwdriver Jailed
Mr Craig who carried out a "murderous attack" on a friend with screwdriver was jailed for six years. Prosecutor Mr McPhie told the court one of the wounds of the victim was life threatening. The victim broke into Mr Craig’s mother's home and robbed her of her...
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Scottish Man In Court Over Throwing Baby Causing Serious Injuries
An Edinburgh man pled not guilty to assaulting a two month old child to his severe injury and to the danger of his life. However, he pled guilty to repeatedly and recklessly throwing the child in the air, causing him to suffer multiple rib and leg injuries, which was...
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Glasgow Man Jailed For Life Over Tablet Row
A Glasgow man was jailed for life after stabbing a neighbour to death over an argument about his daughter's tablet. Mr O'Neill inflicted 25 knife wounds on his neighbour. Darren O'Neill, 34, was ordered to serve at least 17 years for murdering Mr Quail at a house in...
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Major Crime Gang Face Jail
A major Scottish gang of nine men face jail after police probe. The men were all due to stand trial at the High Court in Glasgow but have admitted a number of reduced charges. The Prosecutors have also made applications for the gang to be made subject to with ‘Serious...
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Police probe latest in spate of Asian jewellery raids
Detectives are investigating a break-in which targeted high-value Asian jewellery following a spate of similar thefts. To date, more than £600,000 worth of Asian jewellery and cash have been stolen from homes in the Greater Glasgow police division since July. Police...
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Asian jewellery worth £600,000 stolen in Glasgow break-in spree
A significant rise in housebreaking incidents has seen more than £600,000 worth of Asian jewellery and cash stolen. The high-value items were taken from homes in the Greater Glasgow police division. Most of the 44 incidents reported since July this year happened in...
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Gary Weir murder accused walks free
One of the men accused of murdering Gary Weir has walked free from court after the charges against him were dropped. Prosecutor Bill McVicar withdrew the charge of murder and three counts of attempted murder against Liam Stead. He was accused of murdering Mr Weir, 24,...
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