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Borders man has £78,000 confiscated after Police officers find cannabis farm

14 Nov 2014

At Edinburgh Sheriff Court today, Graeme White (DOB 17/01/1980), from Innerleithen, was made subject of a confiscation order for £78,000.


Kevin Park jailed for life for murdering toddler Madison Horn

12 Nov 2014

At the High Court in Glasgow today, Kevin Park was sentenced to life imprisonment, with a punishment part of 22 years, for the murder of two-year-old Madison Horn at her home in Kelty on 20 April 2014.


Edinburgh heroin dealer Mohammed Younas faces £126,000 confiscation order

11 Nov 2014

At Edinburgh High Court today, Mohammed Younas (DOB 08/03/1971), from Edinburgh, was made subject of a confiscation order for £126,000.


Lanarkshire man jailed for three years for attacking policeman with bottle during organised violence

10 Nov 2014

Airdrie man Gary Russo has been jailed for three years for permanently disfiguring a policeman with a bottle during a pre-arranged battle between rival football fans in Coatbridge.


£20,000 confiscated from Ayr drug dealer who posted threatening comments online

10 Nov 2014

Today at Ayr Sheriff Court, Andrew Wren Scott (DOB 19/01/83), from Ayr, was made subject of a confiscation order for £20,000, having previously plead guilty to threatening and abusive behaviour, in contravention of Section 38(1) of the Criminal Justice and Licencing Act, and dealing cocaine, in contravention of Section 4(3)(B) of the Misuse of Drugs Act.


£470,000 confiscated from Caroline Laing after money laundering investigation on “global scale”

10 Nov 2014

Today at Edinburgh High Court, Caroline Jane Laing (DOB 27/05/57), from Denny, was made subject of a confiscation order for £470,000, having been convicted of money laundering in contravention of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, Section 328(1) on 29 January 2013.


Jail for house breaker who targeted older victims at sheltered housing complex

04 Nov 2014

At Inverness Sheriff Court today Alistair Reid was sentenced to 20 months imprisonment for theft and housebreaking offences at a sheltered housing complex in the city.


More than £21,000 confiscated from Scottish drug dealers

03 Nov 2014

At Edinburgh High Court today, confiscation orders totalling more than £21,000 were made against two individuals who had been convicted of drug dealing in Scotland.

In the first case, a confiscation order for £14,699 was made against Graeme Malcolm, DOB 09/04/1969, from Perth. 


Racist abuser at Glasgow supermarket sentenced

31 Oct 2014

At Glasgow Sheriff Court this morning, Emiliano Sanchez (59) was sentenced to 250 hours Community Payback Order for assaulting and repeatedly subjecting a woman to racist abuse at a Denistoun supermarket. The Crown were also successful in having a non-harassment order imposed to refraining him from approaching, contacting or communicating with the victim, or attempting to do so in anyway.


Scotland v Georgia pitch invasion results in £500 fine and two-year ban from football matches

30 Oct 2014

David Davidson, DOB 20/06/93, from Edinburgh, was today fined £500 and banned from attending football matches for two years after pleading guilty to a breach of the peace. 

On 11 October 2014, Davidson jumped over security barriers and onto the pitch at Ibrox Stadium, during the match between Scotland and Georgia, and ran towards the players before being apprehended.