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WATCH: Police Scotland introduce what3words app as tool to help locate people in remote areas

WATCH: Police Scotland introduce what3words app as tool to help locate people in remote areas

WATCH: Police Scotland introduce what3words app as tool to help locate people in remote areas

11 March 2021

People venturing into remote countryside are being urged to be prepared – despite the police having a new high-tech tool at their disposal.


CCTV van on patrol in Caithness

CCTV van on patrol in Caithness

CCTV van on patrol in Caithness

08 March 2021

Over the weekend a police CCTV van could be seen in various places throughout Caithness in a bid to reduce crime and deter anti-social behaviour.


Royal Mail scam text message alert

Royal Mail scam text message alert

Royal Mail scam text message alert

08 March 2021

Caithness residents are among those being urged to be on the lookout for unexpected texts messages claiming to be from delivery companies.


Police drug operations in Caithness provided vital intelligence

Police drug operations in Caithness provided vital intelligence

Police drug operations in Caithness provided vital intelligence

05 March 2021

Operation Ruling – launched in the Caithness area at the end of 2020 – helped record one of the highest drugs crime detection rates in Scotland.


Mental health calls to police in Caithness have 'gone through the roof' in past year

Mental health calls to police in Caithness have 'gone through the roof' in past year

Mental health calls to police in Caithness have 'gone through the roof' in past year

05 March 2021

The number of calls to the police from people experiencing mental health problems has "gone through the roof" over the course of the pandemic.


Appeal as trailer and tools stolen

Appeal as trailer and tools stolen

Appeal as trailer and tools stolen

02 March 2021

High-value tools and equipment have been stolen from a property near Thurso, according to police.


'We are watching and we will catch you,' warns train operator as fare dodging increases

'We are watching and we will catch you,' warns train operator as fare dodging increases

'We are watching and we will catch you,' warns train operator as fare dodging increases

02 March 2021

ScotRail is cracking down on customers who dodge buying a ticket because of the reduction in front-line staff on trains due to Covid.


Action demanded after massive increase in fly-tipping

Action demanded after massive increase in fly-tipping

Action demanded after massive increase in fly-tipping

01 March 2021

The huge increase of illegal dumping has led to a call on the Scottish Government to review the existing penalty for fly-tipping.


Appeal from police over vandalism incidents in Wick

Appeal from police over vandalism incidents in Wick

Appeal from police over vandalism incidents in Wick

01 March 2021

Police are appealing for information about two acts of vandalism that took place in Wick over the course of a weekend.


Police appeal after collision on Wick/Thurso road

Police appeal after collision on Wick/Thurso road

Police appeal after collision on Wick/Thurso road

01 March 2021

Police are appealing for information after a traffic accident on the A882 Wick/Thurso road in which a driver failed to stop.


Police warn motorbikers on land near Thurso not to ride without permission

Police warn motorbikers on land near Thurso not to ride without permission

Police warn motorbikers on land near Thurso not to ride without permission

23 February 2021

Police in Thurso have warned bike riders that they could face prosecution for using their vehicles on private land.


Police seeking information about Wick car vandalism

Police seeking information about Wick car vandalism

Police seeking information about Wick car vandalism

22 February 2021

Police in Wick are appealing for information from the public after two incidents of car vandalism in the town.


Appeal after car damaged in Wick street

Appeal after car damaged in Wick street

Appeal after car damaged in Wick street

17 February 2021

Police are appealing for information after a black Volvo parked in Wick was damaged.


Plea for witnesses as driver fails to stop after collision

Plea for witnesses as driver fails to stop after collision

Plea for witnesses as driver fails to stop after collision

17 February 2021

Police in Wick are appealing for information after a driver failed to stop at the scene of a road traffic collision.


Car demolishes wall outside Wick supermarket

Car demolishes wall outside Wick supermarket

Car demolishes wall outside Wick supermarket

14 February 2021

A black Audi SUV crashed into a low wall outside a Wick supermarket at around 1pm today.


Keep your dog safely tucked up and away from thieves

Keep your dog safely tucked up and away from thieves

Keep your dog safely tucked up and away from thieves

12 February 2021

In the current Covid climate, dogs are at a premium and there has been a major rise in dog theft.


Housebreaking sparks police appeal

Housebreaking sparks police appeal

Housebreaking sparks police appeal

11 February 2021

POLICE have appealed for information after thieves broke into a house in Caithness.


Blue bin blaze leads to gas fears at Wick property

Blue bin blaze leads to gas fears at Wick property

Blue bin blaze leads to gas fears at Wick property

11 February 2021

A Highland Council blue recycling bin was set on fire at Hill Avenue in Wick this morning in what police believe was a deliberate action.


Appeal after vandalism to car in Wick

Appeal after vandalism to car in Wick

Appeal after vandalism to car in Wick

08 February 2021

Police in Wick are appealing for information after a car was damaged in a suspected vandalism attack in the town.


Council Tax criminals are targeting Caithness residents

Council Tax criminals are targeting Caithness residents

Council Tax criminals are targeting Caithness residents

03 February 2021

Caithness residents are warned to be aware of a Council Tax scam currently operating in which criminals steal bank details over the phone.


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