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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.


Former Thurso funeral parlour worker refused to drop hammer when police called

Former Thurso funeral parlour worker refused to drop hammer when police called

Former Thurso funeral parlour worker refused to drop hammer when police called

02 February 2021

A former Thurso funeral parlour employee picked up a hammer when he received a late-night knock at the door, Inverness Sheriff Court heard today.


Police issue advice on Covid scams

Police issue advice on Covid scams

Police issue advice on Covid scams

30 January 2021

People across Caithness are reminded to be vigilant over fraudulent messages claiming to be related to the Covid-19 vaccine programme.


Wick sheriff subjected to tirade of abuse by man who insisted 'jail me now'

Wick sheriff subjected to tirade of abuse by man who insisted 'jail me now'

Wick sheriff subjected to tirade of abuse by man who insisted 'jail me now'

28 January 2021

A Caithness man unleashed a tirade of abuse at Sheriff Andrew Berry, who described the outburst in court as “outrageous and disgraceful”.


PlayStation 'scammer' claims he's living in Dounreay

PlayStation 'scammer' claims he's living in Dounreay

PlayStation 'scammer' claims he's living in Dounreay

26 January 2021

A Thurso man who grew suspicious of a suspected scammer who said he was locked down with his family in Dounreay.


Abandoned car near Keiss torched and finally removed

Abandoned car near Keiss torched and finally removed

Abandoned car near Keiss torched and finally removed

22 January 2021

After sitting in a lay-by near Keiss for around six months, an abandoned car was finally removed last weekend after it had been set ablaze.


Charity warns against vaccine scams on the elderly

Charity warns against vaccine scams on the elderly

Charity warns against vaccine scams on the elderly

19 January 2021

Age Scotland is warning older people to be on the look-out for Covid related scams after recent reports of 'heartless' tricks.


Door smashed in vandalism attack

Door smashed in vandalism attack

Door smashed in vandalism attack

18 January 2021

Police in Wick are appealing for information after a door was damaged in an act of vandalism.


Theft of 800 litres of heating oil sparks police investigation

Theft of 800 litres of heating oil sparks police investigation

Theft of 800 litres of heating oil sparks police investigation

16 January 2021

A THIEF has stolen hundreds of litres of heating oil from a Caithness address.


Festive drink and drug driving offences extremely disappointing, say police in Highlands and Islands

Festive drink and drug driving offences extremely disappointing, say police in Highlands and Islands

Festive drink and drug driving offences extremely disappointing, say police in Highlands and Islands

16 January 2021

More than 50 motorists were arrested for drink or drug driving in the Highlands and Islands in a month-long period covering Christmas and New Year.


Man charged over sneak-in theft in Thurso

Man charged over sneak-in theft in Thurso

Man charged over sneak-in theft in Thurso

15 January 2021

Police have arrested and charged a man in connection with a sneak-in theft in Thurso and an incident where a male entered another address uninvited.


Thurso man 'spoken to' by police after incident

Thurso man 'spoken to' by police after incident

Thurso man 'spoken to' by police after incident

13 January 2021

A stranger who walked uninvited into a family home in Thurso was traced by police and warned about his behaviour.


Dumped caravan near Groats amongst county-wide fly-tipping

Dumped caravan near Groats amongst county-wide fly-tipping

Dumped caravan near Groats amongst county-wide fly-tipping

13 January 2021

Multiple reports showing a huge increase in fly-tipping across Caithness include one in which a caravan was dumped along the NC500 route.


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.


Six bad driving habits that could land you a hefty fine

Six bad driving habits that could land you a hefty fine

Six bad driving habits that could land you a hefty fine

11 January 2021

Do YOU indicate when there are no other drivers around? Here's what could happen if you don't...


Criminals injecting fake Covid vaccine in latest scam reported

Criminals injecting fake Covid vaccine in latest scam reported

Criminals injecting fake Covid vaccine in latest scam reported

11 January 2021

Caithness residents are being warned to be aware of Covid scammers who charge for fake vaccine injections so people 'can jump the queue'.


Beware of Covid vaccine scams

Beware of Covid vaccine scams

Beware of Covid vaccine scams

06 January 2021

Text message scams about Covid vaccinations are being reported, including links to fake NHS websites that ask for bank details.


Councillor condemns nail traps left on A99

Councillor condemns nail traps left on A99

Councillor condemns nail traps left on A99

04 January 2021

A Highland councillor condemned Saturday evening's 'malicious act' in which car mats pierced with nails were placed on the A99 near Thrumster.


Nailed mats on A99 could have caused serious accident

Nailed mats on A99 could have caused serious accident

Nailed mats on A99 could have caused serious accident

03 January 2021

Two car mats embedded with nails were recovered from the A99 road near Thrumster last night in what has been described as a 'sickening act'.


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