1. Father and son receive bans for illegally selling peregrine falcon chicks

    Father and son Timothy and Lewis Hall sentenced for illegally selling peregrine falcon chicks

    12 Feb 2024 Cases
  2. Breeder fined over illegal high-price sales of peregrine falcons

    A breeder who illegally sold peregrine falcons for thousands of pounds has been fined £2,100 and ordered to forfeit £5,220 in cash seized from his home.

    02 Feb 2024 Cases
  3. Serial sexual offender given Order for Lifelong Restriction

    A serial rapist who terrorised six women in a long campaign of violent and sexual offending has be made subject to an Order for Lifelong Restriction and will spend at least 10 years in prison.

    02 Feb 2024 Cases
  4. Airdrie Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

    Please note that some trials scheduled to take place at Airdrie Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court have been moved to other locations.

    18 Jan 2024 COPFS corporate
  5. Fugitive jailed for the killing of his second cousin

    A man who tried to escape Scottish justice after killing a relative has been jailed for six years and four months.

    08 Jan 2024 Cases
  6. Man sentenced for sharing extremist material from banned terror group online

    A Fife man who shared extremist hate material from a banned right-wing terror group online has been fined a total of £840.

    18 Dec 2023 Cases
  7. Crown Agent appointment confirmed

    John Logue confirmed as Crown Agent and Chief Executive of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS).

    13 Dec 2023 COPFS corporate
  8. Farm labourer fined after admitting gangmaster offences

    A farm labourer who acted as an illegal gangmaster has been fined £400.

    07 Dec 2023 Cases
  9. Parents warned Christmas puppy purchases could fund serious organised crime

    Families are being urged to avoid being tempted into buying puppies online as Christmas presents amid fears the money may be used by criminal gangs to prey on local communities throughout Scotland.

    04 Dec 2023 COPFS corporate
  10. West Lothian man sentenced for committing sexual abuse of young children

    A former community centre caretaker has been jailed for ten years over a course of child sexual abuse undertaken whilst in a position of trust within his local community.

    13 Nov 2023 Cases