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Warning of fraudsters posing as Covid contact tracers targeting Highland residents

Warning of fraudsters posing as Covid contact tracers targeting Highland residents

Warning of fraudsters posing as Covid contact tracers targeting Highland residents

26 November 2020

COLD callers posing as Covid-19 contact tracers are trying to con people into forking over hundreds of pounds, police have warned Highlanders.


Charity collection concerns

Charity collection concerns

Charity collection concerns

26 November 2020

Police in Caithness are aware of concerns from residents regarding charity collectors going door-to-door.


Thurso hit and run

Thurso hit and run

Thurso hit and run

26 November 2020

Police Scotland is appealing for information regarding a road traffic hit and run where a white Mercedes Sprinter van was damaged.


Drug enforcement activity in Wick

Drug enforcement activity in Wick

Drug enforcement activity in Wick

25 November 2020

Police Scotland officers have been carrying out 'proactive enforcement activity' in Wick related to drug misuse.


Campaign launched to warn about Black Friday scams

Campaign launched to warn about Black Friday scams

Campaign launched to warn about Black Friday scams

25 November 2020

A public information campaign has been launched to advise shoppers about Black Friday scams this week, including counterfeit and unsafe products.


Thurso residents sick of 'nightmare neighbour'

Thurso residents sick of 'nightmare neighbour'

Thurso residents sick of 'nightmare neighbour'

24 November 2020

Thurso residents sent a clear message to a neighbour that they were sick of the antisocial behaviour he has brought to the area.


New service launched to protect against scammers

New service launched to protect against scammers

New service launched to protect against scammers

20 November 2020

With many reports of Caithness residents falling foul of scammers a new service launched today may help protect them.


NC500 toilet caper slammed

NC500 toilet caper slammed

NC500 toilet caper slammed

19 November 2020

Local outrage erupted after a video emerged showing a man empting a chemical toilet on a NC500 lay-by.


UPDATE: 'We set the wrong example' - apology from creators of offensive video

UPDATE: 'We set the wrong example' - apology from creators of offensive video

UPDATE: 'We set the wrong example' - apology from creators of offensive video

19 November 2020

The group behind an online video which sparked outrage along the north coast have now issued an abject apology and said they set the "wrong example"


Officer praised for Wick harbour rescue

Officer praised for Wick harbour rescue

Officer praised for Wick harbour rescue

17 November 2020

A Wick police officer has been praised for saving a man's life in a dramatic incident at the town's harbour.


Police chief praises public as crime figures show Highlands and Islands to be one of safest parts of Scotland

Police chief praises public as crime figures show Highlands and Islands to be one of safest parts of Scotland

Police chief praises public as crime figures show Highlands and Islands to be one of safest parts of Scotland

12 November 2020

The Highlands and Islands’ top police officer has thanked members of the public for their support.


Thurso cops investigate human bones found on Highland estate

Thurso cops investigate human bones found on Highland estate

Thurso cops investigate human bones found on Highland estate

06 November 2020

A human skull and other bones have been unearthed by workmen on a Sutherland estate and investigated by Thurso police.


Councillors comment on 'unexplained' death of Wick woman

Councillors comment on 'unexplained' death of Wick woman

Councillors comment on 'unexplained' death of Wick woman

03 November 2020

Caithness councillors have released a joint statement after a woman's body was discovered in Wick on Sunday.


PICTURES: Detectives search area after woman's body found

PICTURES: Detectives search area after woman's body found

PICTURES: Detectives search area after woman's body found

02 November 2020

Police refused to comment on speculation that a woman's body discovered in Wick on Sunday was found in a wheelie bin.


Missing Bower woman found

Missing Bower woman found

Missing Bower woman found

30 October 2020

Police Scotland has issued a short statement about the young Bower woman reported missing yesterday.


Police search for young Bower woman reported missing

Police search for young Bower woman reported missing

Police search for young Bower woman reported missing

29 October 2020

Police with tracker dogs seen combing ground in Bower this afternoon after 20-year-old reported missing.


Vandals sought over damage to A99 sign

Vandals sought over damage to A99 sign

Vandals sought over damage to A99 sign

23 October 2020

Vandals are being hunted by police after a road sign on the A99 was targeted.


Police appeal over hit-and-run

Police appeal over hit-and-run

Police appeal over hit-and-run

23 October 2020

POLICE have appealed for information after a hit and run involving a parked van.


Theft of Caithness AI technician's van and trailer

Theft of Caithness AI technician's van and trailer

Theft of Caithness AI technician's van and trailer

19 October 2020

Police have launched an appeal for information following the theft of local AI technician Willie Mackay's van and trailer in Caithness yesterday.


Suspicious activity in Watten area

Suspicious activity in Watten area

Suspicious activity in Watten area

15 October 2020

Police officers are investigating suspicious incidents near to vacant properties around West Watten in Caithness and Rogart in Sutherland.


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