1. Man sentenced for dog fighting offence

    A 32-year old Aberdeenshire man has been given 240 hours of unpaid work and will be under 12 months supervision for keeping a dog for fighting.

    03 Nov 2021 Cases
  2. Holiday cottage owner and landlord failed to maintain gas heaters

    The owner and landlord of a holiday cottage where a teenager died have been fined after failing to maintain the gas heaters.

    28 Oct 2021 Cases
  3. Man jailed for bedroom shooting

    A 44-year-old man who denied shooting a childhood friend at point blank range in an unprovoked attack has been jailed.

    25 Oct 2021 Cases
  4. Man jailed for raping woman while she was unable to consent

    An Edinburgh man who raped a 19-year-old woman while she was too intoxicated to give consent has been jailed for five years.

    07 Oct 2021 Cases
  5. Sawmill company fined £300,000 for failings that led to severe injury

    A Berwickshire based company has been fined £300,000 after an employee was crushed by a concrete panel.

    29 Sep 2021 Cases
  6. Care company sentenced for failings that led to lone worker’s rape

    An Edinburgh-based care company has been fined £20,000 for their failure to safeguard a worker who became the victim of abduction, assault and rape.

    22 Sep 2021 Cases
  7. Company sentenced for failings that led to injury

    In July 2021 at Falkirk Sheriff Court the company pled guilty to failing to have effective measures in place to prevent access to a dangerous part of machinery and were fined £20,000 in September 2021

    21 Sep 2021 Cases
  8. Lord Advocate welcomes publication of review into prosecution of criminal allegations against police

    The publication of a review into how the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service manages criminal allegations against the police has been welcomed by the Lord Advocate.

    09 Sep 2021 COPFS corporate
  9. Domestic Abuse and Stalking charges in Scotland, 2020-21

    A report on Domestic Abuse and Stalking charges in Scotland 2020-21 was published providing information on charges reported to the Procurator Fiscal and identified as relating to Domestic Abuse.

    07 Sep 2021 COPFS corporate
  10. Two companies fined for failing that led to man’s injury

    Two companies have been fined a total of £100,000 after an employee was crushed by machinery.

    06 Sep 2021 Cases