A Springburn man was today jailed for eight months and banned from attending football matches for three years for assaulting a security guard and fighting with police at Ibrox stadium.
The Civil Recovery Unit has today recovered £172,200 under Proceeds of Crime legislation, after a Scottish company accepted that it had benefited from unlawful conduct.
The Lord Advocate, Frank Mulholland QC has today launched the Scottish prosecution service's campaign targeting knife carrying offenders over the seasonal period.
Anyone caught in possession of a knife in a public place or on domestic premises having had to come through a public place to reach those premises will be prosecuted before a Sheriff and Jury, resulting in a potential increase from a maximum prison term of one year to five years.
The Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland QC has today instructed Police Scotland to consider the U.S. Senate report on CIA interrogation as part of the ongoing police investigation into rendition flights.
At the High Court in Edinburgh today, Krzysztof Druzgala was sentenced to seven years imprisonment, plus a three year extended sentence, and placed on the Sex Offenders' Register for raping a 20-year-old woman in an Edinburgh industrial estate on 30 August this year.
Broxburn man Steven Paterson has been fined £800 and given a one year Football Banning Order today for lashing out at police during a Hibernian vs Falkirk match at Hampden.
During the match on 13 April 2013, Paterson (DOB 30/06/1973) became agressive and abusive and after being arrested by police began lashing out with his arms and legs in an attempt to resist arrest.