A north-east man has been found guilty of assaulting a child in his care.
Sheriff Christine McCrossan
A teenager caught carrying a knife after challenging a woman to a fight has been put on a year-long supervision order.
A Peterhead delivery driver clubbed his neighbour over the head with a baseball bat after her house party woke his baby son.
A north-east teenager was last night warned she could find herself behind bars if she does not meet with social workers.
A Peterhead dog facing a potential death sentence after biting a young girl has been given a reprieve.
A Fraserburgh woman caught with a pickaxe in her car told police it was for protection, a court has heard.
A teenager suffering from liver failure supplied ecstasy to a friend - despite suffering a bad reaction to it himself.
A north-east man will pay a fine of more than £1,000 after taking dogs onto public land with the intent of killing wild animals.
A killer who tried to sue prison chiefs for more than £1,500 after they confiscated his console games has lost his case.
A north-east bakery which supplies goods to the Royals has admitted a string of criminal offences.
A serial north-east car criminal who stole a £26,000 Mercedes-Benz has been spared a custodial sentence again after he admitted plotting to steal from a north-east house.
A woman has been convicted of lashing out and assaulting a schoolboy after he gave her a "threatening" stare.
A man has been fined for attacking his partner after a charity event at an Aberdeenshire hotel.
A man has been banned from the roads for the second time after getting behind the wheel while five times the drink-drive limit.
An Aberdeen man has been jailed for leaving three dogs to starve in a squalid flat until they were so traumatised they had to be put down.
A RETIRED widow is terrified to live alone after a neighbourhood dispute over a boundary fence led to her being stalked by a career criminal.
Two of the north-east's first summary sheriffs have taken up office in Aberdeen.