1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Farm labourer fined after admitting gangmaster offences

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

    07 Dec 2023 Cases
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Former Scotland youth player Paul MacDonald jailed for drug-trafficking offences

    A former Scotland youth team footballer who turned to serious organised crime has been jailed for seven years after being convicted of running a massive drugs-trafficking operation. 

    07 Nov 2023 COPFS corporate
  8. Company sentenced for failings that led to death fall

    An Edinburgh based agricultural company has been fined £60,000 for health and safety failings which led to the death of a man when he fell through an industrial shed roof.

    27 Oct 2023 Cases
  9. Man sentenced for the murder of his partner

    Scotland’s Procurator Fiscal for homicide, Moira Orr, commented on today's sentencing of Christopher McGowan.

    25 Oct 2023 Cases
  10. Photographer who sexually assaulted models jailed

    A photographer groomed young women into taking part in modelling shoots in order to sexually assault them, a jury has found. 

    06 Oct 2023 Cases