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Trial date set for Sutherland farmer who denies allowing stock to wander onto A9

19 October 2020
Trial date set for Sutherland farmer who denies allowing stock to wander onto A9

Trial date set for Sutherland farmer who denies allowing stock to wander onto A9

19 October 2020

A SUTHERLAND farmer is denying allowing his stock to stray onto a stretch of the trunk road where there is a series of sharp bends.


Man damages Brora home

19 October 2020
Man damages Brora home

Man damages Brora home

19 October 2020

A SHERIFF has ordered background reports to be prepared on a Brora man who threatened his partner and caused damage.


Unpaid work and road ban for convicted killer after drink-drive incident

13 October 2020
Unpaid work and road ban for convicted killer after drink-drive incident

Unpaid work and road ban for convicted killer after drink-drive incident

13 October 2020

Convicted killer Nigel Whitham, of Phimister Crescent, Embo, who is out of jail on licence, has been given a road ban.


Unpaid work for Dornoch man

12 October 2020
Unpaid work for Dornoch man

Unpaid work for Dornoch man

12 October 2020

The distressed partner of a Dornoch man ran half-a-mile to a public phone box at night to call police after he acted aggressively towards her.


Good deed led to driving ban

12 October 2020
Good deed led to driving ban

Good deed led to driving ban

12 October 2020

A GOLSPIE man described as a “pillar of his community”, took to the wheel while more than four times over the drink-drive limit.


Out of control Golspie man threatened to strangle police officers with their handcuffs

28 September 2020
Out of control Golspie man threatened to strangle police officers with their handcuffs

Out of control Golspie man threatened to strangle police officers with their handcuffs

28 September 2020

A young Golspie man’s behaviour was so hostile and aggressive after he took drink and drugs, that police feared for his well being.


Police alerted to Balintore drug producer by 'overwhelming' smell of cannabis from his caravan

15 September 2020
Police alerted to Balintore drug producer by 'overwhelming' smell of cannabis from his caravan

Police alerted to Balintore drug producer by 'overwhelming' smell of cannabis from his caravan

15 September 2020

Police who called at a Balintore man’s home on a routine enquiry were greeted with an ‘overwhelming’ smell of cannabis, a court heard.


Driver towing trailer caught at A9 speed trap

15 September 2020
Driver towing trailer caught at A9 speed trap

Driver towing trailer caught at A9 speed trap

15 September 2020

A driver from Wick has been fined and had his licence endorsed after failing to observe the speed restriction on his vehicle.


Bettyhill driver admits drinking 'a number of cans of alcohol' before landing car in ditch

15 September 2020
Bettyhill driver admits drinking 'a number of cans of alcohol' before landing car in ditch

Bettyhill driver admits drinking 'a number of cans of alcohol' before landing car in ditch

15 September 2020

A NORTH coast drink-driver was detected after landing his vehicle in the ditch in the early hours of the morning, a court was told.


Rocket engineer admits drink driving

14 September 2020
Rocket engineer admits drink driving

Rocket engineer admits drink driving

14 September 2020

An Edinburgh based Spanish native with a job assembling rockets to carry satellites into space has admitted drink driving on a Highland road.


Embo resident was so drunk he weaved about roads in Dornoch

08 September 2020
Embo resident was so drunk he weaved about roads in Dornoch

Embo resident was so drunk he weaved about roads in Dornoch

08 September 2020

An Embo resident was so drunk at the wheel of his car that he burst two tyres as he weaved about the road.


Bettyhill man to be supervised

08 September 2020
Bettyhill man to be supervised

Bettyhill man to be supervised

08 September 2020

A BETTYHILL resident has been placed under social work supervision for two years after ‘extreme’ pornographic images were found on his computer.


Angry Alness driver stopped by police in routine check threw away a cigarette case containing wraps of cocaine

07 September 2020
Angry Alness driver stopped by police in routine check threw away a cigarette case containing wraps of cocaine

Angry Alness driver stopped by police in routine check threw away a cigarette case containing wraps of cocaine

07 September 2020

AN Alness driver reacted angrily when stopped by police for a routine document check.


Brothers armed themselves with a baseball bat and a fence post and went 'looking for trouble', court is told

07 September 2020
Brothers armed themselves with a baseball bat and a fence post and went 'looking for trouble', court is told

Brothers armed themselves with a baseball bat and a fence post and went 'looking for trouble', court is told

07 September 2020

Two brothers armed themselves with a baseball bat and a fence post and went to a hostelry in a Highland community to continue a previous fight.


Banned north man took to wheel because local shop's shelves were empty

07 September 2020
Banned north man took to wheel because local shop's shelves were empty

Banned north man took to wheel because local shop's shelves were empty

07 September 2020

A disqualified driver took to the road during lockdown because the shelves of his local shops were bare.


Drug driver stopped on A9 through Sutherland is given fine and road ban

01 September 2020
Drug driver stopped on A9 through Sutherland is given fine and road ban

Drug driver stopped on A9 through Sutherland is given fine and road ban

01 September 2020

A VAN driver tested positive for cannabis while behind the wheel on the trunk road through Sutherland.


Woman 'petrified' of partner following attack at Tain address

01 September 2020
Woman 'petrified' of partner following attack at Tain address

Woman 'petrified' of partner following attack at Tain address

01 September 2020

A TAIN resident with a record of abusing women has been put on a community payback order.


Drunk Inverness man could not remember sailing club break-in

22 August 2020
Drunk Inverness man could not remember sailing club break-in

Drunk Inverness man could not remember sailing club break-in

22 August 2020

A DNA test on blood found in a Wester Ross sailing club did not reveal the identity of a man who had broken in until months later.


Police pursuit ended in Golspie campervan crash

17 August 2020
Police pursuit ended in Golspie campervan crash

Police pursuit ended in Golspie campervan crash

17 August 2020

Disqualified driver crashes into campervan, abandons his passengers then hires a taxi but does not pay the fare.


Dornoch man in court

30 July 2020
Dornoch man in court

Dornoch man in court

30 July 2020

A 21 year old Dornoch man appeared in private at Inverness Sheriff Court today.


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