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Archive for March, 2019

Rapist Jailed For Seven Years
Mr McMillan has been sentenced to a period of imprisonment of seven years after sexually assaulting two women in Fife. Mr McMillan pled not guilty to the charges and a Trial was held in Edinburgh High Court earlier this year, where he was found guilty of three charges...
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Two Men Charged Over Murder In Flat
A man from Paisley was found injured in a flat after sustaining serious injures this week and thereafter died in a local hospital. Two men have now been charged and have appeared in Paisley Sheriff Court with his murder. Both men, who are 29, made no plea...
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16 Year Old Sentenced To Life Imprisonment For Murder
The sixteen year old who murdered a six year old girl in the Isle of Bute, who has now been named as Aaron Campbell, has been sentenced to life imprisonment after being found guilty of her murder at a Trial at Glasgow High Court last month. The...
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Two Men Attacked In Edinburgh House
Three males entered an Edinburgh home on Wednesday and attacked a man inside and injured another man as he attempted to intervene. The three suspects all arrived in the same Audi and were covered head to toe all in black with their faces covered. All parties are...
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Former Police Officer Jailed For 14 Years
Mr Cunningham, a former police officer, who was found guilty of sexually abusing three women has been jailed for 14 years.  A trial took place at the High Court in Glasgow where Mr Cunningham was found guilty. Lord Armstrong described Cunningham as "controlling and...
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Trials Being Adjourned Decreases
The number of Trials held in the High Court being adjourned due to lack of court time has decreased. The Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service states that now only 0.9 percent of High Court Trials have been adjourned for this reason this year,  compared to 2.2 percent...
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Prosecutors Apologise To Victim
Ms Tigwell has received an apology from the Crown Office after her ex partner did not stand trial after allegedly sending explicit pictures of her. This was due to an error by the Crown. Ms Tigwell’s ex partner pled not guilty to the charges but the case did not stand...
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Woman Critical After Hit and Run
A 54-year-old man is in a critical condition after a hit-and-run crash involving a stolen car in East Dunbartonshire. Two men who crashed into the man’s car in a Mazda MX-5 ran off after the incident and have not been located by the Police. An elderly woman, also in...
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Former Teacher Jailed For 10 Years
Mr Toner, who was a former teacher at a boarding school in Largs, has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for grooming and abusing children at the school. He has also been placed on the sex offenders register and has to be monitored for two years after his release....
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Scottish Sentencing Council Concerns Over New Guidelines
The Scottish sentencing council have voiced that there will be a considerable impact if sentencing guidelines are being introduced that have not properly been tested in Scotland. This comment was made as there is a motion for a debate regarding this matter in Parliament...
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