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£242,514 confiscated from Glasgow cannabis dealer

27 Aug 2014

At Edinburgh High Court on Monday 25 August 2014, Derek Low (DOB 25/01/1980) from Glasgow, was made subject to a confiscation order for £242,514.

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Rosdeep Adekoya jailed for 11 years over killing of Mikaeel Kular

25 Aug 2014

At Edinburgh High Court today, Rosdeep Adekoya (DOB 30/03/1980) was sentenced to 11 years imprisonment after pleading guilty on 25 July to the culpable homicide of her son, Mikaeel Kular, and to attempting to defeat the ends of justice.

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Edinburgh company fined £12,000 after lorry crushes employee

20 Aug 2014

A Edinburgh based pharmaceutical company has pled guilty today at Edinburgh Sheriff Court of failing to ensure the health and safety of an employee when a reversing lorry crushed an employees head and chest resulting in severe injury.

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Selkirk company fined £100,000 for death of an employee

19 Aug 2014

A Selkirkshire based company has been found guilty today at Jedburgh Sheriff Court of failing to ensure the health and safety of an employee when they died after becoming trapped between a partition door and a support frame within their Winston Road premises.

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A further 150 reasons not to drink and drive

19 Aug 2014

More than 150 drink drivers in Scotland had their motor vehicles seized then sold or scrapped between April 2013 and March 2014.

An average of three vehicles a week were forfeited by repeat drink and drug driving offenders; first offenders driving or attempting to drive with a high alcohol reading; and those who refused to give a sample of breath to the police without a reasonable excuse.

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Football fans prosecuted in Scotland for offence in England

18 Aug 2014

At Glasgow Sheriff Court today two men were fined and handed a six month Football Banning Order for offensive chanting/singing at a match in Berwick on 23 February this year.

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Bathgate teenager sentenced for sectarian abuse

15 Aug 2014

At Edinburgh Sheriff Court today a Bathgate teenager pled guilty and was fined £250 and an eight month Football Banning Order imposed for an incident at the Hearts versus Celtic match late last year.

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Kinross man jailed for violence and sexual offences spanning 15 years

15 Aug 2014

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, Robert James Dewar was sentenced to 10 years imprisonmentand placed on the Sex Offenders' Register for beating and raping and abusing a number of women over a fifteen year period.

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Life sentence for murderer of Francis McGrow

14 Aug 2014

At the High Court in Glasgow today, Thomas Main was sentenced to life imprisonment, with a punishment part of 17 years and 6 months, for the murder of Francis McGrow.

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£20,000 confiscated from Aberdeenshire VAT fraudster

13 Aug 2014

At Aberdeen Sheriff Court today, Ella Thom (DOB 27/02/1964) from Banchory was made subject to a confiscation order for £20,000.

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