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Vacant Lairg police station to be sold off under wider Scotland plans

Vacant Lairg police station to be sold off under wider Scotland plans

Vacant Lairg police station to be sold off under wider Scotland plans

14 December 2023

Lairg's mothballed police station, which has been empty for several years, is to be permanently axed and sold off, the force has announced.


Police make 30 drink and drug driving arrests in first fortnight of festive clampdown

Police make 30 drink and drug driving arrests in first fortnight of festive clampdown

Police make 30 drink and drug driving arrests in first fortnight of festive clampdown

14 December 2023

A festive drink and drug driving clampdown by Highland police has led to 30 arrests in the first fortnight of December.


Police hunt 4 "darkly-clothed" males who attacked man in Tain

Police hunt 4 "darkly-clothed" males who attacked man in Tain

Police hunt 4 "darkly-clothed" males who attacked man in Tain

14 December 2023

Police are hunting four "darkly-clothed" males who attacked a man in Tain.


Highlands 'one of Scotland's worst drink-drive hotspots'

Highlands 'one of Scotland's worst drink-drive hotspots'

Highlands 'one of Scotland's worst drink-drive hotspots'

03 December 2023

The Highlands is one of Scotland's worst hot-spots for drink-driving, new data has revealed as police gear up for their annual festive crackdown.


Sutherland residents warned of rogue traders in the region

Sutherland residents warned of rogue traders in the region

Sutherland residents warned of rogue traders in the region

25 November 2023

Police are urging members of the public to be vigilant as a group of scammers have been reported to be operating in Ross-shire and Sutherland.


Inverness murder: Everything we know so far

Inverness murder: Everything we know so far

Inverness murder: Everything we know so far

16 November 2023

Police remain at the scene of the brutal murder of Inverness dad Ross MacGillivray last weekend.


Murder inquiry into death of 36-year-old man in Inverness

Murder inquiry into death of 36-year-old man in Inverness

Murder inquiry into death of 36-year-old man in Inverness

13 November 2023

He has been named as Ross MacGillivray from Inverness.


Support for Highland businesses to help combat crime

Support for Highland businesses to help combat crime

Support for Highland businesses to help combat crime

25 October 2023

Shoplifting and staff abuse will be among the areas looked at.


Police dashcam plea after tractors targeted in field near to busy A9 roundabout

Police dashcam plea after tractors targeted in field near to busy A9 roundabout

Police dashcam plea after tractors targeted in field near to busy A9 roundabout

22 October 2023

Motorists are being encouraged to check their dashcam footage after thieves targeted farm equipment in a field near the Nigg Roundabout.


'You should feel even more ashamed because she is a kind and forgiving person'

'You should feel even more ashamed because she is a kind and forgiving person'

'You should feel even more ashamed because she is a kind and forgiving person'

26 September 2023

He attacked his pensioner mother and then damaged his grandmother's home during a four-hour stand-off with armed police earlier this year.


Police Scotland campaign launched as reports of online child abuse rise

Police Scotland campaign launched as reports of online child abuse rise

Police Scotland campaign launched as reports of online child abuse rise

25 September 2023

Police Scotland has launched a new campaign targeting sexual perpetrators who groom and abuse children online.


8 drink and drug-drivers caught in northern Highlands during ongoing police crackdown

8 drink and drug-drivers caught in northern Highlands during ongoing police crackdown

8 drink and drug-drivers caught in northern Highlands during ongoing police crackdown

15 September 2023

The drivers, aged 18 to 56, were caught in Caithness, Easter and Wester Ross and the Black Isle


Police catch nine motorists driving under influence of drugs or alcohol on Highland roads

Police catch nine motorists driving under influence of drugs or alcohol on Highland roads

Police catch nine motorists driving under influence of drugs or alcohol on Highland roads

09 September 2023

Nine drivers will be reported by the police for drink or drug driving offences in the Highlands during the past week.


Police: 'This case will never be considered resolved until we find Renee MacRae and Andrew'

Police: 'This case will never be considered resolved until we find Renee MacRae and Andrew'

Police: 'This case will never be considered resolved until we find Renee MacRae and Andrew'

30 August 2023

"We owe it to the family and friends to make every effort to recover Renee and Andrew’s bodies," says DCI Brian Geddes.


Is remote Highland cottage resting place of murder victims Renee MacRae and son Andrew?

Is remote Highland cottage resting place of murder victims Renee MacRae and son Andrew?

Is remote Highland cottage resting place of murder victims Renee MacRae and son Andrew?

30 August 2023

"Our hopes are slim but this case will never be considered resolved until we find Renee and Andrew," say police.


Two days of police patrols on NC500 Highland route see 60 vehicles stopped

Two days of police patrols on NC500 Highland route see 60 vehicles stopped

Two days of police patrols on NC500 Highland route see 60 vehicles stopped

23 August 2023

A total of a dozen drivers were reported for speeding and other offences on the NC500 over a two-day targeted operation.


Police appeal to trace 2 stolen dirt bikes in Easter Ross

Police appeal to trace 2 stolen dirt bikes in Easter Ross

Police appeal to trace 2 stolen dirt bikes in Easter Ross

23 August 2023

Police Scotland are appealing for information to help trace two dirt bikes which were reported stolen at the end of July in Easter Ross.


Police appoint new area commander for Far North

Police appoint new area commander for Far North

Police appoint new area commander for Far North

15 August 2023

Acting chief Inspector Stuart Fitzpatrick is taking overall control of policing the Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross area.


Highland police urge people to think twice about sharing intimate footage as sextortion scam grows

Highland police urge people to think twice about sharing intimate footage as sextortion scam grows

Highland police urge people to think twice about sharing intimate footage as sextortion scam grows

26 July 2023

More people are being blackmailed over intimate images shared online police have said.


UPDATE: Teen rushed to hospital and man arrested after crash on Inverness to Dingwall road

UPDATE: Teen rushed to hospital and man arrested after crash on Inverness to Dingwall road

UPDATE: Teen rushed to hospital and man arrested after crash on Inverness to Dingwall road

13 July 2023

Officers are appealing for information following what they describe was a serious crash at around 1.10pm today.


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