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Man with 'complete disregard for authority' locked up after failing to complete work order

05 May 2021
Man with 'complete disregard for authority' locked up after failing to complete work order

Man with 'complete disregard for authority' locked up after failing to complete work order

05 May 2021

A young man who scorned a chance a sheriff gave him has been sentenced to four months detention.


Man denies dangerous driving at Wick industrial site

04 May 2021
Man denies dangerous driving at Wick industrial site

Man denies dangerous driving at Wick industrial site

04 May 2021

A driver is alleged to have caused damage after losing control of his car on the Wick Airport Industrial Estate, last month.


Drunk man staggered into wrong house and fell asleep on bathroom floor

29 April 2021
Drunk man staggered into wrong house and fell asleep on bathroom floor

Drunk man staggered into wrong house and fell asleep on bathroom floor

29 April 2021

A homeward-bound drunk man went upstairs and fell asleep on the bathroom floor. The trouble was, Andrew Costello (49) was in the wrong house.


Ex-partner assaulted woman at Wick Tesco store

28 April 2021
Ex-partner assaulted woman at Wick Tesco store

Ex-partner assaulted woman at Wick Tesco store

28 April 2021

Tesco worker Zoe Anderson warned her colleagues that her ex-partner might appear the day after they split up and she wanted to stay out of his way.


Wick man jailed for abuse of three children

28 April 2021
Wick man jailed for abuse of three children

Wick man jailed for abuse of three children

28 April 2021

A Caithness man who abused three young children was jailed on Tuesday for eight years.


Driver smashes into telegraph poles, Wick court told

26 April 2021
Driver smashes into telegraph poles, Wick court told

Driver smashes into telegraph poles, Wick court told

26 April 2021

A high-speed driver left a road and struck two telegraph poles after losing control of his car.


Work order for man who threatened to smash officer's face in

21 April 2021
Work order for man who threatened to smash officer's face in

Work order for man who threatened to smash officer's face in

21 April 2021

A Wick man who threatened to kill a police officer by "smashing his face in" with his bare hands has been given a chance to turn his life around.


Drug user caught with cocaine on his nose

21 April 2021
Drug user caught with cocaine on his nose

Drug user caught with cocaine on his nose

21 April 2021

A sheriff has been hearing how a repeat drugs offender was caught “bang to rights” at a house in Wick.


Woman kicked out at police after being escorted from house in Wick

21 April 2021
Woman kicked out at police after being escorted from house in Wick

Woman kicked out at police after being escorted from house in Wick

21 April 2021

A woman would have avoided having to carry out community work had she co-operated with police engaged in an inquiry, Wick Sheriff Court on Tuesday.


Thurso man told he could have faced longer jail term after releasing dog in revenge plot

02 April 2021
Thurso man told he could have faced longer jail term after releasing dog in revenge plot

Thurso man told he could have faced longer jail term after releasing dog in revenge plot

02 April 2021

A sheriff who jailed a serial offender for eight months told him he was “very, very, lucky”.


Mental health supervision offered by sheriff as bomb hoaxer awaits sentence

01 April 2021
Mental health supervision offered by sheriff as bomb hoaxer awaits sentence

Mental health supervision offered by sheriff as bomb hoaxer awaits sentence

01 April 2021

A sheriff has called for a psychiatric report on a Thurso man who gave a false bomb alert at two business premises in Inverness.


Man breached order by letting teenage girls drink at his Wick home

01 April 2021
Man breached order by letting teenage girls drink at his Wick home

Man breached order by letting teenage girls drink at his Wick home

01 April 2021

A WICK man breached a court order banning him from having any contact with children under the age of 16.


Van owner fined after lockdown holiday trip to Caithness

27 March 2021
Van owner fined after lockdown holiday trip to Caithness

Van owner fined after lockdown holiday trip to Caithness

27 March 2021

Two men’s long-distance holiday trip to John O’Groats ran into trouble after police checked their van’s documents at Berriedale.


Abuser avoids jail term after threats to ex partner

26 March 2021
Abuser avoids jail term after threats to ex partner

Abuser avoids jail term after threats to ex partner

26 March 2021

A man who threatened his former partner a few months after he tried to frighten a potential witness has avoided prison “by the thinnest of margins”.


Parking incident in Thurso led to racial road rage charge

25 March 2021
Parking incident in Thurso led to racial road rage charge

Parking incident in Thurso led to racial road rage charge

25 March 2021

A minor motor accident escalated into a road rage episode, Wick Sheriff Court heard on Wednesday.


Contempt warning after sheriff accuses Wick man of 'smirking' in court

24 March 2021
Contempt warning after sheriff accuses Wick man of 'smirking' in court

Contempt warning after sheriff accuses Wick man of 'smirking' in court

24 March 2021

A young Wick man jailed for seven months for his ‘outrageous’ behaviour at a Thurso supermarket almost had an extra year added to his sentence.


'I hope you catch Covid' – man's sick comment after spitting at police officer

12 March 2021
'I hope you catch Covid' – man's sick comment after spitting at police officer

'I hope you catch Covid' – man's sick comment after spitting at police officer

12 March 2021

A young man who was resisting arrest spat on a police officer before telling him he hoped he would catch Covid-19.


Officers subjected to tirade of abuse after late-night knock at door

11 March 2021
Officers subjected to tirade of abuse after late-night knock at door

Officers subjected to tirade of abuse after late-night knock at door

11 March 2021

Police investigating a report of a late-night incident at a Wick house were confronted by a bare-chested man who was anything but co-operative.


Wick man accused of washing trainers to destroy evidence

10 March 2021
Wick man accused of washing trainers to destroy evidence

Wick man accused of washing trainers to destroy evidence

10 March 2021

A WICK man is alleged to have cleaned potential evidence after committing a serious assault.


'Stop feeling sorry for yourself' sheriff warns Wick man

04 March 2021
'Stop feeling sorry for yourself' sheriff warns Wick man

'Stop feeling sorry for yourself' sheriff warns Wick man

04 March 2021

A repeat offender whose life was said to have been “on a downward spiral” for the past two years has been urged to man-up.


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