A man from Yorkshire narrowly escaped being sent to jail when he appeared for sentencing at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
Lerwick Sheriff Court
A man has been jailed for a “vicious and inexcusable” assault on his ex partner in Shetland.
A man who smashed a mug of vodka over his friend’s head, injuring him severely, was imprisoned for two years at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
A woman who dropped off passengers at Sandwick Junior High School while five-and-a-half times the drink driving limit received a hefty driving ban and fine at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday.
Two men whose plot to bring nearly £30,000 worth of cannabis into Shetland was scuppered when the speedboat they used to ferry the drugs into Lerwick off a NorthLink ship sparked the attention of the emergency services have been sent to prison.
Lerwick man handed prison sentence after downloading over 21,000 indecent images and videos of children
A man from Lerwick who downloaded over 21,000 indecent photos and videos of children has been sent to prison for 20 months.
Jail sentence handed to drink driver who ploughed into a taxi in Shetland – leaving three people seriously injured
A drink driver who ploughed into a taxi near Voe while driving on the wrong side of the road, seriously injuring three people, has been sent to prison for 18 months.
An oil worker who created a rumpus on a Loganair flight and then had to be taken away by police has been fined £2,000 at Lerwick Sheriff Court.
A man from Lerwick has been given another seven months behind bars after admitting assaulting a woman and struggling with police officers just days after he was released from prison early on a home detention curfew.
A man was released on bail yesterday after appearing at Lerwick Sheriff Court from custody accused of assaulting two women.
A man from Shetland who possessed indecent pictures and videos of children has been placed under supervision for over two years and ordered to do unpaid work.
A man who subjected his wife to tirades of threatening or abusive behaviour narrowly avoided prison at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
A “thug” and “bully” who terrorised two 13-year-olds was sentenced to 14 months imprisonment at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
Three middle-aged men from Dunfermline who attempted to smuggle £5,000 worth of cannabis resin into Shetland were sent to prison for a total of 20 months at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
A teenager appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court from custody yesterday on a total of ten charges, ranging from driving while unfit through drink or drugs to sexual assault.
A Shetland pervert was yesterday jailed for downloading nearly 50,000 images of children – many with sexually sadistic abuse of babies - over a nine year period.
A man who drove in Shetland while four times the alcohol limit has been disqualified from driving for 18 months and fined £600.
A 26-year-old woman from Shetland has had her vehicle seized after appearing from custody accused of drink driving.
£270 fine handed to Shetland man after he failed to identify himself to police as driver of motorbike with no MOT
A man who failed to identify himself to police as the driver of motorbike with no MOT was fined £270 at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
Two men fined after hurling homophobic insults and trying to stick fingers up the nose of a doorman at a Lerwick nightclub
Two men involved in a fracas at a Lerwick nightclub last year were fined at the town’s Sheriff Court yesterday.
Man who defrauded authorities of almost £50,000 spared prison slapped with fine and community payback order
A man who defrauded the authorities of almost £50,000 was spared prison at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday when the sheriff imposed a £5,000 fine and an 18-month community payback order.
Lerwick man imprisoned for 14 months after being caught with 2kg of cannabis resin at town’s ferry terminal
A man from Lerwick has been imprisoned for 14 months after being caught with 2kg of cannabis resin at the NorthLink ferry terminal in the town last year.
A man from Irvine was remanded in custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday after appearing in private accused of assault to severe injury and permanent disfigurement. Michael Gallagher, 32, who appeared from custody, was also charged with assault to injury. He made no plea and was committed for further examination.
A man from Lerwick who admitted a charge of sexual assault has had his bail continued pending a social work report.
A social work report has been ordered for a woman who defrauded the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) of almost £11,000.
A man who drove with over three times the limit of alcohol in his blood was fined £630 and banned from driving for 16 months at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
Man who behaved aggressively in a Lerwick shop placed under supervision for 12 months and fined £300
A man who behaved aggressively in a Lerwick shop after being told he could not get a refund has been placed under supervision for 12 months and fined £300.
A man from Lerwick who brandished a knife as he asked people to leave his house after a night out has been fined £200.
A man from Perthshire who admitted seriously injuring a pensioner after drunkenly reversing into him twice outside a Lerwick hotel will learn his fate in May.
A 29-year-old man from Lerwick has had his sentence deferred after he pleaded guilty to assaulting his partner by seizing her by the throat and pushing her against a wall.
Shetland’s licensing board has endorsed the personal licence of a Lerwick bar manager who was convicted of committing assault to “severe injury and permanent impairment.”
A bar manager who left a man with severe injuries after removing him from a Lerwick pub with a push to the chest has been fined £1,000.