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Law man convicted for burning waste

14 Apr 2014

At Hamilton Sheriff Court today, Billy Lee, from Law, South Lanarkshire, was ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work in the community after pleading guilty to an environmental offence which involved the burning of plastic insulated cabling.

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Greenock man Dean Gray jailed for football related disorder

08 Apr 2014

At Glasgow Sheriff Court today, Dean Gray was jailed for four months and had a two year Football Banning Order imposed for offences on the day of the Celtic versus Cliftonville FC match at Celtic Park on 23 July 2013.

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Larkhall pair sentenced for damaging badger sett

08 Apr 2014

A father and son were sentenced today for digging into and damaging a badger sett with the intent of using dogs to take or kill badgers.

At Hamilton Sheriff Court today John Frame Murray and his son, also John, were disqualified from keeping dogs for ten years and sentenced to 250 hours of unpaid work each under a Community Payback Order for offences under the Protection of Badgers Act 1992. Both were found guilty after trial on 13 March 2014.

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Leader of group of Glasgow drug dealers jailed for nine years

04 Apr 2014

At Glasgow High Court today, Alexander Bain Donnelly (DOB 18/03/1956) from Glasgow, was sentenced to nine years after yesterday pleading guilty to directing the supply of heroin and money laundering.

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Over £6,000 confiscated from West Lothian benefit fraudster

04 Apr 2014
At Livingston Sheriff Court today, a Confiscation Order for £6,300 was made against John Colecliffe (DOB 25/10/1947), from Armadale, West Lothian.

Between 29 October 2007 and 30 June 2013, Colecliffe failed to declare that he had savings above the legally prescribed limited, and thereby fraudulently obtained £6,500 of pension credit.

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£13,000 confiscated from Edinburgh cannabis dealer

04 Apr 2014

At Edinburgh Sheriff Court today, a Confiscation Order for £13,000 was made against Jack Lloyd, (DOB 19/02/1989), from Edinburgh.

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More than £10,000 confiscated from Bathgate cannabis grower

03 Apr 2014

At Livingston Sheriff Court today, a Confiscation Order for £10,800 was made against Robert Konieczny, (DOB 07/04/84), from Bathgate, West Lothian.

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Fernhill School win West of Scotland Schools Public Speaking Competition Final

03 Apr 2014

The final of the West of Scotland Schools Public Speaking Competition took place last night at the Scottish Prosecution College in Glasgow with a well deserved win by Rutherglen's Fernhill School.

The teams competing in the final were from Fernhill School, Moffat Academy and Trinity High School and the topic was "Everyone should have the freedom to wear what they want".

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£29,000 confiscated after Glenrothes fraudulent repairs

31 Mar 2014

At Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court today, a Confiscation Order for £29,000 was made against Robert McLaren (DOB 13/12/1982), from Kirkcaldy.

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Man sentenced for offensive chants and singing

31 Mar 2014

At Hamilton Sheriff Court today, Kevin Regan (DOB 31/07/1982) was fined £500 and had a 9 month Football Banning Order imposed for an incident at a Premier League match on 29 September 2012 at Fir Park Stadium in Motherwell.

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