A 51-year-old man has been charged in connection with 13 separate alleged break-ins across Aberdeen – with some of the incidents dating back to the year 2000.
A 14-year-old boy has been charged in relation to a series of alleged thefts by housebreak-ins in the New Pitsligo area.
A 21-year-old man has been charged in relation to an alleged series of housebreaking and the theft of bikes and other personal items in the Aberdeen area.
A 39-year-old man has been sentenced to three years and six months in jail in relation to a housebreaking in Aberdeen last December.
Police in Inverness are appealing for witnesses after two reported incidents of theft by housebreaking in the Drummond Road area of the city.
A police chief has warned residents in the countryside are being targeted by "hardcore" criminals intent on stealing cars and motorcycles.
Police have made an appeal for witnesses following a spate of housebreakings in Buckie.
A woman has appeared in Aberdeen Sheriff Court in connection with a spate of housebreakings across the city.