A woman told police she thought she would black out as her partner seized her by the neck in their Inverness home.
Inverness Sheriff Court
A thief’s drunken break-in to his neighbourhood shop was filmed on CCTV and it enabled police to arrest the culprit shortly afterwards.
A gaming addict who severely injured a baby blamed computer games for the horrific offence - and then claimed he broke the infant’s ribs because his grip on one side is stronger than the other.
A prisoner caused thousands of pounds of damage to two of his cells after obtaining drugs in jail.
A city centre knife attack victim was less than half an inch away from a severed artery which could have threatened his life.
A 37-year-old Inverness man who threatened to stab his ex-partner in the eyes appeared for sentence yesterday.
A Highland footballer who went missing has been charged with attempted murder.
A 40-year-old man who twice violently shook a baby was ordered to carry out 250 hours of unpaid community work instead of going to jail.
Two men have been charged after two vehicles were detected travelling at 131mph on the A9.
A gaming addict who broke a baby’s ribs said it happened because he “gets aggressive” when he plays on his computer.
A Ross-shire man who twice evaded police capture by driving at high speed was brought to a halt by a “stinger” operation to deflate his tyres.
Woman who embezzled thousands of pounds instead of paying her 89-year-old mother’s care home bills avoids jail
A woman who embezzled thousands of pounds from her adoptive mother rather than pay the dementia sufferer’s care home costs was described as “a total moral bankrupt”.
An Aviemore chef who abused his wife of two years and caused a panic attack in her son was fined £400 at Inverness Sheriff Court yesterday.
A chef was ordered to pay two police officers £150 each in compensation after he threatened to kill them in a drunken rage.
Identical twins to receive identical punishments after being described as ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ characters
Identical twins are to receive identical punishments after both were described as “Jekyll and Hyde” characters by their lawyers.
A 54-year-old Inverness man who smeared his own excrement on to the walls of his police cell was ordered to pay for the clean-up.
A Tain man who stamped on the head of a drinking friend more than half a dozen times was jailed for 17 months at Inverness Sheriff Court yesterday.
A 73-year-old Ross-shire man who admitted being abusive to his ex-wife has been given an absolute discharge.
A 24-year-old man has been traced in connection with a serious fire in Inverness in which a couple suffered burns.
A day out shooting pigeons with his sons landed a member of a prominent Highland landowning family in court.
A 46-year-old Inverness man who has failed to observe bail conditions 14 times was jailed for three months after admitting another charge of ignoring a court order.
An Inverness man flooded his own flat to cover it in thick black mould so it would be uninhabitable and he would get a new home.
The aftermath of a family funeral led to a Beauly man being arrested for a drunken disturbance outside his house.
Man traced in connection with serious incident in Inverness last year – although another man is still at large
A 47-year-old man has been arrested in connection to a serious incident taking place in Inverness last year - although police are still looking for another man linked to the event.
An alcoholic who became violent when police came to arrest her at a relative’s home in Dingwall will have to wear a monitoring tag for the next four months.
A woman embezzled thousands of pounds from her adoptive mother rather than pay the dementia sufferer’s care home costs.
A former soldier who dealt cocaine to fellow servicemen in his Army barracks escaped a jail sentence yesterday.
Drugs with a street value of around £155,000 have been recovered from a car on the A82 in the Highlands.
Inverness man threatened to burn down a charity shop after staff refused to take back a TV he bought there
An attempt to return a faulty TV without proof of purchase prompted a threat to burn down a charity shop.
Former police admin assistant repays half of the £70,000 she defrauded to fund her gambling addiction
A gambling addict who worked as a police admin assistant has repaid half of the £70,000 in VAT she defrauded from HMRC.
A 24-year-old Inverness man who inflicted a double jaw fracture on a retired accountant "because he felt like it" was jailed for 18 months yesterday.
Inverness man admits charge of bestiality after being coerced by another man into having sexual activity with a dog
A 20-year-old Inverness man formed an online relationship with another man who coerced him into having sexual activity with a dog.