Saturday, January 16, 2021

Richey in court over assault allegation 128

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By Paul Thornton   EX death-row Scot Kenny Richey has appeared in court charged with assault to severe injury.The 43-year-old appeared on petition at Edinburgh Sheriff Court....

Fast-food worker sacked over dog sex act 123

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By Douglas Walker A sordid fast-food worker has been fired after he was caught trying to induce a dog to perform a sex act on...

Teenage shopkeeper fights off attacker 116

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By Alexander LawrieA YOUNG shopkeeper fought off a vicious knifeman on his very first day in the job.Ikky Arishad, 17, had only been working...

Army hero cleared over barracks brawl 113

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by Paul ThorntonAN army hero wept as he was cleared over a fight which left another soldier brain damaged and battling for his life.Paul...

Student jailed over child porn images 112

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by Paul Thornton   A GIFTED student who told police he downloaded child porn during a bout of amnesia has been jailed for six months. Lyle Milne,...

Worthless artwork captured by thieves 094

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By Douglas WalkerDOZY thieves thought they’d stolen a classic work of art only to make off with a worthless copy.The bungling burglars assumed they’d...

Hairdresser hires private eye to catch £76k thief 090

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         By Paul ThorntonAN AWARD winning hairdresser hired private eyes to spy on his staff after almost £80,000 worth of top-of-the-range hair straighteners went...

Monk's identity stolen by hackers 081

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By Michael MacLeodA RETIRED monk fell victim to internet fraudsters when his online blog was hacked.International criminals used the identity of 74-year-old former abbot...

Hunt for casino gunman after shooting 063

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By Lauren CrooksA  MAN has been gunned down in the street outside a popular casino.The 62-year-old was shot in the head by an unknown...

Charity fraudster pockets more than £1k 058

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By Paul ThorntonA HEARTLESS charity worker stole hundreds of pounds from the cancer shop she helped run.Hard-up Alexis Hughes, 40, pocketed over £1,000 of...

Award-winning restaurateur banned over mouse droppings 055

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By Paul Thornton AN award-winning restaurateur has been banned from running food businesses after he admitted a catalogue of sickening hygiene breaches. When council officials inspected...

Thugs bite friend's ear off 049

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       By Paul Thornton A VICIOUS thug bit off his friend’s ear and spat it out on the floor in a  misguided attempt at relationship counselling. Benjamin...

Man starves puppies to death 047

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By Paul Thornton A MAN has been banned from keeping animals for five years after he starved three puppies to death.Michael Nesbitt, 18, kept a...

Church vandals chased off by flower arrangers 046

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By Karrie GillettVANDALS have caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to one of Scotland’s finest medieval churches after going on a window-smashing spree.The...

Armed robber jailed for lock-in blunder 029

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By Paul ThorntonA DOPEY squaddie who tried to hold up a petrol station but ended up getting locked in has been jailed.Former soldier Allan...

Mum finds children dead in Hubby’s cottage 024

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By Lauren CrooksA HORRIFIED mother found her seven-year-old son and handicapped daughter brutally murdered at their father's home.Police received a frantic call for help...

Bungling Group 4 thieves jailed 023

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By Paul Thornton   TWO security guards who stole £10,000 they were paid to protect have been jailed.   Gary Docherty, 41, and colleague Hugh Drummond, 47, had...

Airport thief forced to repay bosses 021

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By Paul Thornton AN airport worker has handed over a cheque to pay back his bosses after stealing over £6,000 worth of goods from duty free...

Con-artist steals friends holiday money 016

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By Craig Davidson, Deadline     A SERIAL con-artist tricked thousands of pounds out of customers in a village pub through bogus holidays.   Pub manager Mary Brown, 46,...

Peter Tobin injury prevents court appearance. 014

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By Douglas Walker – Deadline Press and Picture Agency   THE man accused of killing Vicky Hamilton was too badly injured to appear in court yesterday...
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