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Brewery fined for caustic discharge

A Dunbar brewery company was fined £10,000 today after admitting discharging caustic effluent into a sewer which caused damage to a waste water treatment works.

Man 'addicted' to firearms given Scotland's first standalone SCPO

A man who told police he was ‘addicted’ to firearms has been given Scotland’s first standalone Serious Crime Prevention Order (SCPO).

David Collins was subject of civil proceedings at Inverness Sheriff Court on Wednesday where the SCPO was issued.

Fife man sentenced for dog fighting offences

A 24 year old man who kept dogs for fighting has been given a Community Payback Order and ordered to carry out 160 hours of unpaid work and banned from keeping dogs for five years.

The work of the Procurator Fiscal has helped save lives during the pandemic

Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service staff have been thanked for their work in contributing to the life-saving organ donation process during the first months of the coronavirus pandemic.

Solicitor General welcomes publication of Domestic Abuse figures

The Solicitor General, Alison Di Rollo QC, has welcomed the publication of figures on Domestic Abuse and Stalking charges in Scotland.

Man jailed for historical sexual offences against children

A man has been sentenced to 11 years and six months in prison for the historical rape and sexual assaults of two young girls.

Company fined for crude oil discharge

An oil company has admitted regulatory failings which led to the discharge of crude oil into the North Sea.

Restriction Order for serial offender

A serial violent offender who abducted a couple at knifepoint before forcing them to commit sexual acts and robbing them has been given an Order for Lifelong Restriction at the High Court in Glasgow.

Company fined £80,000 for failings that led to man’s death

A company has admitted failings which resulted in the death of an 80 year-old man who was found at the bottom of a stairwell in an indoor market in Aberdeen.

Two jailed for drug supply

Two men involved in the supply of drugs have been jailed for a total of nine years.