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Man in threat to ex after revving car at witness

Man in threat to ex after revving car at witness

Man in threat to ex after revving car at witness

13 January 2021

WICK Sheriff Court heard how a man threatened his former partner having tried to frighten a witness in another related case five months earlier.


Thurso man threw brick at partner's car, court hears

Thurso man threw brick at partner's car, court hears

Thurso man threw brick at partner's car, court hears

13 January 2021

A 28-year-old Thurso man appeared via video link from custody at Inverness Sheriff Court on Monday and admitted assaulting his partner.


Covid impact leaves courts struggling to cope – amid moves to slash trials

Covid impact leaves courts struggling to cope – amid moves to slash trials

Covid impact leaves courts struggling to cope – amid moves to slash trials

12 January 2021

CRIMINAL courts in the Highlands are creaking under the strain of the Covid pandemic – after the number of trials was slashed by up to 75 per cent.


'Vulnerable' prisoner concerned over Covid outbreak at prison

'Vulnerable' prisoner concerned over Covid outbreak at prison

'Vulnerable' prisoner concerned over Covid outbreak at prison

11 January 2021

THE county's sheriff has heard about a Wick prisoner's alarm on being told that two cases of Covid-19 had been confirmed in the jail.


Man fails to show up for trial at Wick

Man fails to show up for trial at Wick

Man fails to show up for trial at Wick

08 January 2021

A WARRANT has been issued for the arrest of a Plymouth man who failed to turn up for his trial on a series of charges.


Wick man jailed after walking out of social worker meeting

Wick man jailed after walking out of social worker meeting

Wick man jailed after walking out of social worker meeting

06 January 2021

A COURT heard how a Wick man scorned a final chance to co-operate with social workers by walking out of a meeting with one of them.


Man stole £40k Jag days after Caithness crash

Man stole £40k Jag days after Caithness crash

Man stole £40k Jag days after Caithness crash

30 December 2020

A MAN who stole a brand new £40,000 Jaguar from an Inverness garage to get home to Birmingham was jailed for eight months.


Caithness police operation draws praise from local councillors

Caithness police operation draws praise from local councillors

Caithness police operation draws praise from local councillors

28 December 2020

Operation Ruling netted large quantities of 'illegal substances' and led to violent criminals being arrested including one caught with a sword.


Speeding driver offers season's greetings... to sheriff!

Speeding driver offers season's greetings... to sheriff!

Speeding driver offers season's greetings... to sheriff!

22 December 2020

Sheriff Andrew Berry received the compliments of the season from an unexpected source... a man he was about to sentence.


Carer gets supervision order to help look after husband properly

Carer gets supervision order to help look after husband properly

Carer gets supervision order to help look after husband properly

17 December 2020

AN elderly woman banned from seeing her husband after she force-fed him with water will be able to share in some Christmas celebrations with him.


Man faces charge after drugs seizure at Gills Bay

Man faces charge after drugs seizure at Gills Bay

Man faces charge after drugs seizure at Gills Bay

17 December 2020

A MAN has appeared in court following a drug seizure by police at the Gills Bay ferry terminal.


Woman who hit pedestrian while four-times alcohol limit sentenced

Woman who hit pedestrian while four-times alcohol limit sentenced

Woman who hit pedestrian while four-times alcohol limit sentenced

17 December 2020

A WOMAN'S actions in driving dangerously while more than four times the legal alcohol limit could have had "much more serious consequences".


1kg of cannabis – worth up to £15k – seized in search at harbour

1kg of cannabis – worth up to £15k – seized in search at harbour

1kg of cannabis – worth up to £15k – seized in search at harbour

16 December 2020

One kilogram of cannabis has been recovered from a van at a Caithness ferry terminal.


Wick man jailed for street assault with piece of wood

Wick man jailed for street assault with piece of wood

Wick man jailed for street assault with piece of wood

10 December 2020

A WICK man who wielded a piece of wood in a street assault has been jailed for eight months.


Drugs seized after major police crackdown in Caithness

Drugs seized after major police crackdown in Caithness

Drugs seized after major police crackdown in Caithness

07 December 2020

A campaign to tackle a range of crime and policing priorities has kicked off in the Caithness area.


Woman charged with stabbing man in Wick house

Woman charged with stabbing man in Wick house

Woman charged with stabbing man in Wick house

07 December 2020

A 32-year-old woman has been accused of an assault by stabbing in an incident at a house in Wick.


Landlord fined over row with English tourists

Landlord fined over row with English tourists

Landlord fined over row with English tourists

07 December 2020

Incident outside the Y-not Bar and Grill in Thurso led to visitors being told to "go back home"


Wick man hospitalised after alleged assault

Wick man hospitalised after alleged assault

Wick man hospitalised after alleged assault

07 December 2020

A woman is due in court today after an alleged assault took place in Wick yesterday morning.


Thurso man taken to court over counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco

Thurso man taken to court over counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco

Thurso man taken to court over counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco

07 December 2020

Wick Sheriff Court has granted a court order against a Thurso man caught with counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco


Trio sentenced after Wick house ripped apart

Trio sentenced after Wick house ripped apart

Trio sentenced after Wick house ripped apart

26 November 2020

Three men who stormed into a Caithness house and caused over £7000 worth of damage were sentenced on Thursday.


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