1. Lord Advocate announces sexual crime prosecution review

    The Lord Advocate Dorothy Bain QC has ordered a review of how prosecutors deal with reports of sexual offences.

    22 Dec 2021 Statements
  2. Drug dealer tried to kill officer by hitting him with car

    A drug dealer who tried to kill a police officer by hitting him with his car has been jailed.

    16 Dec 2021 Cases
  3. Farmer fined after destroying ancient cairn to use as topsoil

    A farmer who destroyed an ancient cairn to use as topsoil has been fined £18,000.

    14 Dec 2021 Cases
  4. Police officer jailed for explicit messages

    A police officer who sent sexually explicit messages to crime victims he met while on duty has been jailed.

    14 Dec 2021 Cases
  5. M9 road traffic incident - Fatal Accident Inquiry

    Crown Counsel has now formally instructed that there should be a Fatal Accident Inquiry to examine the full circumstances surrounding the deaths of Lamara Bell and John Yuill during the M9 incident.

    06 Dec 2021 Death investigations
  6. Terrorist who threatened to set fire to Islamic Centre jailed

    A man who was convicted of terrorism offences after threatening to set fire to an Islamic Centre has been jailed.

    02 Dec 2021 Cases
  7. Armed robbers who targeted Edinburgh and Dundee jewellery stores jailed

    Three men who took part in armed robberies at jewellery stores in Edinburgh and Dundee have been jailed.

    30 Nov 2021 Cases
  8. Gamekeeper fined for killing wild birds

    A 53-year-old gamekeeper has been fined for killing an owl and a goshawk.

    30 Nov 2021 Cases
  9. Statement on the case against Robert MacKenzie

    Prosecutors have decided to end the case against Robert MacKenzie, who was accused of offences alleged to have taken place at the Fort Augustus school in the Highlands from 1955 to 1988.

    26 Nov 2021 Cases
  10. Drug couriers ordered to pay back profits of their crimes

    Two drugs couriers who smuggled cocaine into Scotland have been ordered to pay back the profits of their crimes.

    19 Nov 2021 Cases