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Police appeal after A9 driver and passenger charged with road traffic and Covid-19 offences

Police appeal after A9 driver and passenger charged with road traffic and Covid-19 offences

Police appeal after A9 driver and passenger charged with road traffic and Covid-19 offences

08 April 2020

Police are appealing for information following reports of a white car being driven at significant speeds along the A9 yesterday.


North man who threatened diners, finally sentenced after dragging out case

North man who threatened diners, finally sentenced after dragging out case

North man who threatened diners, finally sentenced after dragging out case

16 March 2020

The prosecution of a Balintore man who threatened diners at a local inn, was protracted because of his failure to turn up at court, a court heard.


Stolen owl returned to Brora centre

Stolen owl returned to Brora centre

Stolen owl returned to Brora centre

11 March 2020

A Eurasian Eagle Owl stolen from a raptor rescue centre at Brora has been returned.


Second child snatch attempt in Inverness

Second child snatch attempt in Inverness

Second child snatch attempt in Inverness

05 March 2020

Police are carrying out inquiries after a report of an alleged second child snatch attempt in Inverness.


WATCH: Highland Hospice official speaks about fraudsters stealing £575k from the charity

WATCH: Highland Hospice official speaks about fraudsters stealing £575k from the charity

WATCH: Highland Hospice official speaks about fraudsters stealing £575k from the charity

03 March 2020

Highland Hospice has revealed details about how fraudsters stole £575,000 from the charity.


Helmsdale minister praises local couple who foiled church break-in

Helmsdale minister praises local couple who foiled church break-in

Helmsdale minister praises local couple who foiled church break-in

27 February 2020

A HELMSDALE minister has publicly thanked a local couple who foiled a late-night attempted break-in at his church.


Police dog sniffs out £300,000 worth of drugs in 'rural' north area

Police dog sniffs out £300,000 worth of drugs in 'rural' north area

Police dog sniffs out £300,000 worth of drugs in 'rural' north area

07 February 2020

DRUGS worth with an estimated street value of £300,000 have been recovered in Easter Ross


Figures for festive crackdown on drink and drug drivers in Highlands revealed

Figures for festive crackdown on drink and drug drivers in Highlands revealed

Figures for festive crackdown on drink and drug drivers in Highlands revealed

16 January 2020

ROAD police in the Highlands are urging motorists to be aware of the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.


New police inspector appointed for Sutherland

New police inspector appointed for Sutherland

New police inspector appointed for Sutherland

09 January 2020

A new inspector has been appointed to oversee local policing teams in Easter Ross and Sutherland.


Crime writers to rock it at Ullapool Book Festival 2020

Crime writers to rock it at Ullapool Book Festival 2020

Crime writers to rock it at Ullapool Book Festival 2020

07 January 2020

A rock band made up of top crime writers is to headline part of the Ullapool Book Festival.


Shock at charity shop theft

Shock at charity shop theft

Shock at charity shop theft

28 October 2019

Operators of a Sutherland charity shop have hit out at a thief who made away with jewellery and other items.


Motorists face roadside drugs test

Motorists face roadside drugs test

Motorists face roadside drugs test

21 October 2019

Motorists in the Highlands are facing the possibility of roadside drug tests as Scotland gets tougher on drug-driving.


Ruthless drugs gangs target Highlands

Ruthless drugs gangs target Highlands

Ruthless drugs gangs target Highlands

18 October 2019

A detective leading the war on drugs in the Highlands has lifted the lid on the worrying tactics being used by ruthless drugs gangs.


Increase in sexual crimes in Highlands 'extremely alarming' says north MSP

Increase in sexual crimes in Highlands 'extremely alarming' says north MSP

Increase in sexual crimes in Highlands 'extremely alarming' says north MSP

25 September 2019

North MSP Edward Mountain has spoken of his concern at a 34 per cent rise in sexual crimes in the Highlands.


Knifeman gets 120 days in jail

Knifeman gets 120 days in jail

Knifeman gets 120 days in jail

14 May 2019

An intoxicated, knife-wielding man who caused terror in a Highland port, has been jailed for 120 days.


Car vandal’s pay back bill

Car vandal’s pay back bill

Car vandal’s pay back bill

14 May 2019

A Dornoch man caused a total of £1534 worth of damage to two cars and kicked in the door of a property in the town, a court heard.


Phone pest’s ‘sorry’ record of fake calls

Phone pest’s ‘sorry’ record of fake calls

Phone pest’s ‘sorry’ record of fake calls

16 April 2019

Jail has had no effect on a phone pest who persists in making nuisance calls to the emergency services, a court was told.


Knife man causes terror in north port

Knife man causes terror in north port

Knife man causes terror in north port

15 April 2019

A knife-wielding man caused terror and alarm in the centre of a Highland port last Friday, a court heard.


Driver tried to hide from police

Driver tried to hide from police

Driver tried to hide from police

01 April 2019

AN uninsured and unlicensed driver, who had been drinking, tried to evade police by hiding behind a bush in his neighbour’s garden.


Man threatened Co-op staff

Man threatened Co-op staff

Man threatened Co-op staff

01 April 2019

An Alness man, who assaulted a supermarket supervisor and then threatened to kill staff, could be put on a curfew.


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