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Two Men Jailed Over Abduction Case
Mr Rennie and Mr Wright have been given custodial sentences of seven years and six years and nine months respectively over the abduction and attack of a fourteen year old boy in Renfrew. The co-accused were both found guilty at Glasgow High Court last month. Mr Rennie...
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Man Convicted Of £50,000 Armed Robbery
Mr Fleming who used a pistol and a machete in the armed robbery of a Perthshire Resort has been found guilty of assault and armed robbery after Trial at the High Court in Edinburgh. Fleming was one of three men who stole 50 Rolex watches during the attack at a 5...
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Woman Admits Lying After Crash That Causes Death
A woman has admitted now to lying about the fact that she was the driver of a car that killed a pensioner during a collision in Fife. Ms Carruthers has taken responsibility for the crash although it was her boyfriend, Mr Anderson, that had caused the crash. Mr Anderson...
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Man Admits Attempted Murder Of Six Children
Mr Gavan drove his vehicle in to 6 children in Castlemilk, Glasgow on the 24th of March 2018. This attack was related to the death of Jamie Lee in the same area back in 2017 and it was another man who was the target of the attack. Mr Gavan pled guilty to attempting to...
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Prisoner Further Jailed For Boiling Water Attack
Mr Boland attacked a fellow prisoner with boiling water after throwing water from a kettle over a fellow prisoner at HMP Low Moss. The victim was admitted to the Burns Unit for 5 days. This attack occurred in July last year but Mr Boland has now admitted the attack this...
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Man Jailed For Stabbing Stranger
Mr David Hall has been sentenced to seven and a half years in prison after stabbing a stranger in an unprovoked attack. Mr Hall pled guilty to assault to severe injury, permanent disfigurement and to the danger of life. The attack happened in Wester Hailes in April...
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Teenager Jailed For Stabbing Refugee
Eighteen year old Sean Gorman has been jailed for stabbing 25 year old, Shabaz Ali six times during an attack that took place at an Edinburgh hostel. Mr Gorman pled guilty to racially aggravated attempted murder at the High Court in Edinburgh earlier this year and has...
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Extra Funding For Sexual Offence Reports
The Scottish Legal System has received extra funding from the government in order to tackle the growth in sexual offence reports and to reduce delays in such cases. COPFS and SCTS will use the 1.1 million granted in this respect to reduce the time in which it takes such...
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Burglar Admits House Breaking
Kevin Lever pleaded guilty at Edinburgh Sheriff Court to breaking in to a house and attempting to steal cash, a laptop and an urn with the remains of the home owner’s husband. However, he was stopped by an elderly neighbour who managed to tie the accused hands behind...
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Man With Knife Terrifies Service Station Staff
A man has attempted to rob a garage on Glasgow Road in Wishaw on Monday. The man aged between 20 and 30 was holding a knife and demanded money from a female member of staff who managed to raise the alarm. The man then ran off. Detective Victoria Ross, stated: "Although...
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