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Police Scotland welcome guilty verdict of Inverness street trader Kim Avis

Police Scotland welcome guilty verdict of Inverness street trader Kim Avis

Police Scotland welcome guilty verdict of Inverness street trader Kim Avis

07 May 2021

Police have welcomed the conviction of Kim Avis, who was today found guilty of a series of sexually offences including rape.


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

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

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.


Police Scotland welcome jail term for predator found guilty of sex crimes against children

Police Scotland welcome jail term for predator found guilty of sex crimes against children

Police Scotland welcome jail term for predator found guilty of sex crimes against children

29 April 2021

Police have praise the bravery of young victims who came forward after a Caithness man was sentenced for serious sexual offences and abuse of children


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.


Knife-wielding thief jailed over struggle on bus

Knife-wielding thief jailed over struggle on bus

Knife-wielding thief jailed over struggle on bus

13 April 2021

A BUS journey turned violent when passengers had to disarm a thief who produced a knife after being challenged about stealing.


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

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”.


Speeding drivers given warning from sheriff after man caught doing 65 mph in 30 limit

Speeding drivers given warning from sheriff after man caught doing 65 mph in 30 limit

Speeding drivers given warning from sheriff after man caught doing 65 mph in 30 limit

02 April 2021

A sheriff has warned high-speed drivers in Caithness about the potential for serious consequences.


Mental health supervision offered by sheriff as bomb hoaxer awaits sentence

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

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

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

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

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

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.


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