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Community Paypack Order for carer who assaulted elderly care home residents

An assistant at a Glasgow nursing home has been ordered to carry out 180 hours of unpaid work within 12 months after she was convicted of assaulting two residents.

An 18 year old has been detained for five months at a Young Offenders Institute and handed a two year Football Banning Order after setting off a smoke bomb during a Scottish Premier League match.

50 year old David Rush, from Greenock, was subjected to the renewed Proceeds of Crime Action after property worth £35,000 was uncovered during a 2006 investigation into his activities. 

Donald Carvil, 47, from Paisley, has today been made subject of a confiscation order for £37,000 after his conviction for growing and dealing cannabis.

The Lord Advocate will today reiterate his commitment to tackling hate crime in Scotland when he addresses delegates at the Don’t Stay Silent event hosted by Glasgow Hate Crime Working Group (GHCWG).

Walter McRobbie, 55, from Glasgow, has today been made subject of a “financial life sentence” after being found guilty of a wave of thefts from a Glasgow shopping centre.

Mohammed Ali Abboud (24/05/1958) was today sentenced to life imprisonment, with a punishment part of 20 years for the murder of his former partner in Bridge of Earn on 23 January 2015.

Investigation launched after more than 250 counterfeit tobacco products found at Blochairn Market

A confiscation order for £75,000 was made today at Glasgow Sheriff Court against 49-year-old Fiona McCabe after she was caught selling counterfeit tobacco.

A confiscation order for £129,908.70 was made today at Perth Sheriff Court against 36-year-old Gavin Blair.


In April 2013, a search of the accused’s then home address at East Leys Farmhouse near Errol uncovered cocaine with a street value of £2,000 and cannabis with street value of £14,960.He later pled guilty to involvement in the supply of drugs and on 16 April 2014 was sentenced to three years imprisonment.

A 24 year old from Motherwell has been sentenced to nine and a half years in prison after causing the death of a woman while drink driving.

Darren Ferris was sentenced at the High Court in Glasgow after pleading guilty to causing the death of 44 year old Linda Carson on September 27th last year.