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Archive for January, 2020

Two 15 Year Old’s Charged With Highland Break-Ins
Two 15 year old boys who cannot be named have been charged with a number of break in incidents on the Black Isle this week. Local schools and entertainment venues were targeted and items were stolen inside. A report has been sent to the Children’s Reports Office and also...
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Police Officer Injured In Van Chase
A police officer who works in Edinburgh has been injured while pursuing a speeding van in Edinburgh this week. The speeding Ford van which failed to stop was chased by Police through the Leith area of Edinburgh. Police are appealing for information on the van which hit a...
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Man Pleads Guilty To Cruelty To Animals
Mr Tondo has pled guilty to causing puppies suffering at Glasgow Sheriff Court. The man admitted he ran an illegal pet shop where puppies were kept in unsafe conditions. Sentence was deferred for a Criminal Justice Social Work report by Sheriff Findlay and Mr Tondo and his...
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Two Jailed For Drug Smuggling
Ms Wang and her daughter Ms Long have been convicted and sentenced for smuggling 10kg cannabis each through Edinburgh Airport in 2017. Following a trial at Paisley Sheriff Court Ms Long was sentenced to two years imprisonment. Ms Long’s mother pled guilty to the charge at...
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17 Year Old Pleads Guilty To Attempted Murder
A teenager who cannot be named due to legal requirements has pled guilty to attempted murder at the High Court in Edinburgh of a former friend. Lord Arthurson remanded the 17 year old in custody pending a Criminal justice social work report being prepared. The teenager was...
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Man Pled Guilty To Attacking Stranger In Central Station
Mr Ferguson has pled guilty to attacking a stranger outside Glasgow’s main railway station in July 2019. The stranger was attacked by Mr Ferguson with a glass bottle and as a result was scarred on his face. Mr Ferguson pled guilty to a charge of assault to the man’s...
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Prosecutor Found Guilty Of Sending Threatening Message
A prosecutor from Aberdeen has been found guilty after trial of sending threatening messages to an employee of his partner at Aberdeen Sheriff Court. The messages were sent after the woman had threatened to leave his partners salon and move next door with other workers....
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Wildlife Crimes Increase In Scotland
A new report released in Scotland has confirmed that the number of recorded wildlife crimes has increased. The Wildlife Crime Annual Report confirms there have been 236 offences related to crimes involving wildlife in 2017-2018. This is after a fall in previous years in...
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Advocates Prepare For New Regulations In The New Year
From January 2020 Criminal advocates in Scotland who appear at the High Court will have to be prepared for the changes brought in to force by the Vulnerable Witnesses (Criminal Evidence) (Scotland) Act 2019. This will include the changes in the way children under 18 give...
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