A jury yesterday heard conflicting claims about a violent fracas in the wheelhouse of a fishing boat berthed at Scrabster harbour.
Wick Sheriff Court
A date has been fixed for the trial of a Spanish skipper accused of stabbing his first mate on board their trawler at Scrabster harbour last year.
An ex-soldier who was part of an assault on an ambulance worker in a nightclub has narrowly avoided jail.
A north fisherman who admitted tax evasion of £42,500 was thrown a lifeline by a sheriff yesterday.
A driver being pursued by police pulled over, got out of his car and brandished a claw hammer at the officers - before resuming his journey.
A 24-year-old man is expected to appear at Wick Sheriff Court today, in connection with the death of a man who was stabbed yesterday morning.
A drunk driver who was stopped by police on his way to service their breath-test machine has had his conviction quashed on appeal.
A sheriff has warned “a monumental pest” in the community she faces a prison term if she does not complete an unpaid community work order.
A driver overtook near a blind bend forcing an oncoming motorist into a ditch to avoid a head-on collision, Wick Sheriff Court was told yesterday.
A driver who was more than five times the legal limit when she committed her second such offence has been banned for three years.
A man turned to crime to feed his gambling addiction, a court heard yesterday.
A cannabis factory in a Thurso house was worth more than £120,000, a court heard yesterday.
A sheriff has banned a stalker from a Highland county “indefinitely”.
A Wick man who admitted being concerned in the supply of drugs to teenagers has been jailed for nine months.
A motorist has been accused of driving his lorry carelessly - and pelting a police car with food.
A driver clocked by police hitting 90mph on a main north road has been banned for two months.
Here are five stories you may have missed from Wick Sheriff Court this week.
Here are three stories you may have missed from Wick Sheriff Court this week.
Here are three stories you may have missed from Wick Sheriff Court.
A sympathetic sheriff refrained from banning a high-speed driver after hearing that his wife is pregnant.
A sheriff banned a 120 mph driver yesterday - and warned that the day might come when such high speed motorists would lose their vehicles to the crushing plant as part of their sentences.
A woman's 21st birthday bash took an unhappy turn when trouble broke out and she ended up being carried out of a house by policeman she had assaulted, a court heard yesterday.
A driver who hit a near ton-up speed on the A9 was fined £325 and banned from driving for two months, at Wick Sheriff Court yesterday.
A sheriff has issued a stark warning about the dangers of drug-taking.
The deputy manager of a luxury castle hotel turned up unexpectedly at the scene of a fire he is alleged to have started, a court heard.
An Edinburgh man has gone on trial accused of starting a fire at a luxury Highland castle hotel he was joint-managing.
A driver who pulled out to overtake a lorry was faced with a police car heading towards him.
A young man who swindled an elderly woman he helped out of £25,000 was jailed yesterday by a sheriff who described it as "a sense of betrayal by someone she had regarded as a friend".
A driver got a shock when he rounded a bend on a famous north route and saw a motorbike coming straight at him.
A man who subjected his partner to a 'savage' drink-fuelled beating has been jailed for six months.
Man made offensive remark about Westminster stabbing during “absolutely disgraceful” conduct at north hospital
A man who made an offensive remark about the recent fatal stabbing at Westminster, during his "absolutely disgraceful" conduct at a north hospital, has been jailed for six months and banned from Caithness.
A Thurso woman has denied embezzling just over £2000 while working at one of the town's primary schools.