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Three Jailed For Edinburgh Murder
Mr McMillan, 20 along with two teenagers have received life sentences for murdering a Edinburgh pensioner. Mr McMillan was ordered to serve at least 18 years while the teenagers were ordered to served 17 years and 3 months and 17 year sentences. The victim who was in his...
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Diversion For Prosecution Cases Rise
DIVERSION FOR PROSECUTION CASES RISE A new report, ‘Criminal justice social work statistics in Scotland: 2018-19’ has confirmed that the number of cases that have been diverted from prosecution and dealt with in a different manner has risen in the last two years...
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Edinburgh Museums Targeted By Unknown Individual
The National Museum of Scotland is being investigated after glue was found on in the baby changing facilities. A child’s snowsuit became stuck to the changing facility and Police Scotland has confirmed glue was applied to different areas of the bathroom. Police Scotland...
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Man Arrested For Cumberland Shooting
A 23 year old has been arrested for a firearms offence due to a shooting that took place in Cumbernauld. Two people were injured and a dog was killed as a result of the offence. Police Scotland has confirmed the case is pending further...
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Man Appears In Court Charged With Murdering His Mother
Mr Flynn has appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court charged with murdering his mother 17 years ago. The woman’s remains were found in 2017 East Lothian but the case remained cold until now. Mr Flynn was previously tried for his mother’s murder in 2005 and was acquitted...
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Two Men Found Guilty Of Murdering Paisley Man
Mr Muir and Mr O’Donnell have been found guilty of killing a man by assaulting him in Paisley at the High Court in Glasgow. The victim died of a brain injury as a result of the assault that occurred in March 2019. Sentenced as deferred for reports until next month but...
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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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