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Woman Receives 16 Month Sentence For Embezzlement
Ms Gibson pled guilty in late October 2019 to embezzling over £248,000 over a three year period. Sentence was deferred for social work reports and this week she has received a 16 month prison term. The fraud took place when she was an employee of a large company in the...
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Man Stands Trial For Driving Death
The trial of Mr Kennedy continues at the High Court in Glasgow after it is alleged that he caused the death of a 15-year-old girl by his dangerous driving. The girl was hit by Mr Kennedys car while she was walking along a crossing to the other side of the road. The trial...
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Man Receives Life Long Restriction Order For Rape Charges
Mr Porteous has received a lifelong restriction order and ordered to serve at least six year imprisonment after he was found guilty at the High Court in Glasgow of the rape and assault of a woman. This was Mr Porteous’ second victim after he was previously found guilty in...
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Crown Office Not To Prosecute Over Police Custody Death
Mr Bayoh, who died in 2015 in police custody in Kirkcaldy, will not have anyone held responsible for his death after the Crown office has confirmed that the events surrounding this do not merit prosecution. The COPFS have stated: “The Crown appreciates that the time taken...
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Man Appears For Greenock Murder
A 44-year-old man has appeared at Greenock Sheriff Court charged with the murder of Mr Nicol at his home in Greenock. The accused made no plea and was remanded in custody. The alleged murder was said to have occurred on 26 September 2019 and Police Scotland has been...
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Mother and Son Found Guilty of Cannabis Supply
Ms Gordon and her son, Mr Gordon, have been convicted of producing supplying cannabis after a Trial at the Sheriff Court in Glasgow. It was heard that this was produced out of a spare bedroom in their house. The jury were shown footage of the Police Raid in the home and...
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Woman Who Stabbed Daughter To Serve Prison Time
Ms Forrester pled guilty at Glasgow Sheriff Court to stabbing her daughter. The retired nurse has been ordered to serve 32 months imprisonment by Sheriff Mackenzie. This was discounted as a result of her guilty plea. Sheriff Mackenzie told Ms Forrester: "I understand your...
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Prison Support Under Scrutiny
Concerns have been raised after it has come to light that only fifteen prisoners have benefited from the Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Act 2015. These provisions state that prisoners who are due for release on a weekend (Friday) can be released earlier in order...
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Man Admits Attempted Murder
Mr Davidson, 37, has pled guilty to attempted murder at the High Court in Glasgow. The accused was charged with other charges which not guilty pleas were accepted from the Crown. Mr Davidson attacked a Police Officer in Fife. Mr Davidson was drunk and ran at the officer...
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Man Jailed For Five Years For Rape
Mr Wills, 43, has been sentenced to five years imprisonment by Lord Turnbull for raping a teenager in Coatbridge in 2017 when she was asleep. Mr Wills was found guilty after a Trial at the High Court in Edinburgh. The man was said to have confessed through a phone call to...
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