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Bogus workman ordered to repay money

A confiscation order has been granted against a workman who defrauded vulnerable people out of hundreds of thousands of pounds.

Bid to reduce impact of murder post-mortems

A NEW protocol has been introduced to speed up the release of the bodies of murder victims that have been retained for post-mortem examinations.

Man jailed for possession of guns and drugs

A 64 year-old man has been jailed for over five years after guns and drugs were found at his Renfrewshire home.

Armed robbers jailed

Richard Fleming, Liam Richardson and a third man were armed with a handgun, a machete and a hammer when they raided the Mappin & Webb store at the Gleneagles hotel in June last year.

Taxi driver jailed for drug supply

A 28 year old taxi driver involved in supplying more than a quarter of a million pounds worth of drugs has been jailed for two years and four months.

Confiscation order for cocaine dealer

A drug dealer has been ordered to repay nearly £46,000.

Lorry driver jailed for crash death

A 34-year-old man has been sentenced to five years imprisonment for causing the death of a woman after his lorry crashed into her car while he was checking his mobile phone.

Stirling man sentenced for illegal waste disposal

A businessman has been fined £6,000 and ordered to repay over £20,000 for illegally disposing of waste including asbestos in Stirling.

Man sentenced for Edinburgh murder

A 24 year old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment today for the murder of a man in Edinburgh.

Jail for drugs gang

Four men caught with significant quantities of cocaine, cannabis and cannabis resin have been jailed.