Two brothers who were caught with suitcases full of cannabis were sentenced today at the High Court in Edinburgh
The Lord Advocate, James Wolffe QC, today welcomed the publication of figures on Hate Crime in Scotland.
A Fraserburgh man who abused boys aged between 7 and 11 was today jailed for four and a half years
A 53 year old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering his partner.
A 67 year old East Kilbride man was today jailed for five years, and placed on the Sex Offenders Register indefinitely, for abusing young boys.
A teenager has been sentenced to eight months imprisonment for supplying drugs to children.
A drug dealer caught with hundreds of cannabis plants has been ordered to repay nearly £120,000.
A crime gang involved in trafficking quarter of a million pounds worth of drugs into Scotland has been jailed and restrictions imposed on the gang leader.
The Lord Advocate has welcomed a new initiative that aims to ensure complex High Court cases are kept within reasonable time limits.
Lady Dorrian, the Lord Justice Clerk, introduced this year’s first High Court practice note, “The Management of Lengthy or Complex Criminal Cases” at a gathering of judges and practitioners in the High Court in Glasgow.