A man has been given a lifetime ban on keeping animals and fined £2,600 for allowing the death of a puppy in his care and repeatedly striking dogs with a large piece of wood.
A 32-year-old who murdered a man with a knife and then tried to evade justice by fleeing the country has been sentenced to life imprisonment.
A 62 year-old man who subjected his wife to decades of abuse has been sentenced to 32 months imprisonment at Lerwick Sheriff Court.
New powers to seize criminal gains are increasingly disruptive to serious organised crime, the Lord Advocate has said.
A cemetery worker who admitted to illegally selling burial plots has been jailed for 16 months.
A police inspector who was jailed for fraud has been told he will have to repay more than £100 thousand.
A 43 year old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment and told he must serve a minimum of 23 years in jail for murder and culpable homicide.
Too many of Scotland’s children and young people are subjected to, or engage in, sexual behaviours that require a criminal justice response.
A 59 year-old man who threatened to upload an intimate video of a former partner to the internet has been sentenced after the first conviction under new ‘intimate images’ legislation.
A man who admitted dealing in cocaine has been told he must pay back nearly £300,000 pounds from the proceeds of his criminal actions.