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  1. Man jailed for dog cruelty and banned from owning animals for ten years

    A man whose dog had to be put down after he abandoned it and left it inside a crate for several days has been imprisoned for six months and banned from owning or looking after animals for ten years.

    16 Apr 2024 Cases
  2. Five-man Inverclyde drugs gang sentenced to total of 31 years and eight months in prison

    Five members of a notorious serious organised crime gang who ran a massive drugs trafficking empire in Inverclyde have been jailed for a total of 31 years and eight months.

    04 Apr 2024 Cases
  3. Edinburgh teacher found to have persecuted young boys.

    John Brownlee, a former teacher, inflicted sadistic cruelty on young boys at the Edinburgh Academy between 1967 and 1991. He has been found to have physically assaulted and emotionally abused children at the school.

    27 Mar 2024 Cases
  4. American pilot jailed for being over alcohol limit before Edinburgh to New York flight

    An American pilot who was found to be almost two and a half times the alcohol limit as he prepared to take charge of a trans-Atlantic flight from Edinburgh to New York has been jailed for 10 months.

    19 Mar 2024 Cases
  5. Father and son receive bans for illegally selling peregrine falcon chicks

    Father and son Timothy and Lewis Hall sentenced for illegally selling peregrine falcon chicks

    12 Feb 2024 Cases
  6. Breeder fined over illegal high-price sales of peregrine falcons

    A breeder who illegally sold peregrine falcons for thousands of pounds has been fined £2,100 and ordered to forfeit £5,220 in cash seized from his home.

    02 Feb 2024 Cases
  7. Serial sexual offender given Order for Lifelong Restriction

    A serial rapist who terrorised six women in a long campaign of violent and sexual offending has be made subject to an Order for Lifelong Restriction and will spend at least 10 years in prison.

    02 Feb 2024 Cases
  8. Fugitive jailed for the killing of his second cousin

    A man who tried to escape Scottish justice after killing a relative has been jailed for six years and four months.

    08 Jan 2024 Cases
  9. Man sentenced for sharing extremist material from banned terror group online

    A Fife man who shared extremist hate material from a banned right-wing terror group online has been fined a total of £840.

    18 Dec 2023 Cases
  10. Farm labourer fined after admitting gangmaster offences

    A farm labourer who acted as an illegal gangmaster has been fined £400.

    07 Dec 2023 Cases