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Former nurse sentenced for cyber stalking campaign

A 27 year-old who carried out a campaign of harassment against a number of women has been sentenced to 22 months in prison, made the subject of a non-harassment order and placed on the sex offenders register.

Man fined for raptor shooting

A 65 year-old man has been fined for recklessly shooting a bird of prey.

Keith Riddoch, from Aberdeen, was fined £500 after having been found guilty of a charge under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 today.

Lord Advocate speaks in support of the 16 Days of Activism Campaign

At the start of the 2017 16 Days of Activism campaign, the Lord Advocate James Wolffe QC reitertated his support for the international drive to combat Gender Based Violence.

Clutha Investigation Update

"The investigation into the Clutha helicopter crash has reached a significant stage and Crown Counsel, the most senior lawyers in Crown Office, have formally instructed a Fatal Accident Inquiry be held.

Larbert man jailed for grooming and blackmail

A man, who pretended to be a scout for a model agency, has been sent to prison for more than three years for grooming and blackmailing young girls and women. 24 year old John Kilpatrick was told he will serve 44 months in jail.

Ex-football coach sentenced for abusing boys

A former football coach was yesterday ordered to carry out 250 hours of unpaid work for abusing two 13 year old boys in the late 1990’s.

Six figure confiscation order for drug dealer

A man who admitted supplying heroin and cocaine in Glasgow has been ordered to repay £100,000.

Woman sentenced for dog breach and police assault

A woman has been sentenced to a community payback order, with a condition to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work, after breaching an order which banned her from keeping dogs.

Life sentence for man who murdered his friend

A 31-year-old has been jailed for at least 14 years after being found guilty of killing another man in Peterhead.

Confiscation order after million pound fraud

A confiscation order has been granted against an IT expert who defrauded a local authority of more than one million pounds.