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Daily Archives: October 8, 2008

Man who embezzled public purse escapes jail

Man who embezzled public purse escapes jail

08/10/2008, by in News

A FORMER Shetland Enterprise manager who embezzled £14,778 of public funds from his employer avoided jail this week because a family member is paying back the cash.Steven Leask, 32, of Uphouse, Aith, took the money from Highlands and Islands Enterprise between February and May last year when he w... Read more...

Woman stopped drink driver in Tesco car park

Woman stopped drink driver in Tesco car park

08/10/2008, by in News

A BRAVE woman shopper stood in front of a car in the Tesco car park to stop a drink-driver as he tried to leave with his box of wine.The culprit, Hamish Nicol, 55, of Lower Sound, Lerwick, was arrested and on Wednesday admitted his guilt, landing a £1,200 fine and two-year driving ban. He had a b... Read more...

Curfew for BB pistol shooter

Curfew for BB pistol shooter

08/10/2008, by in News

A TEENAGER who fired a BB air pistol at people from a moving car was branded a dangerous person by a sheriff on Wednesday as he was placed on a seven-night-a-week curfew for six months.Unemployed Scott Leask, 18, of Ladies Drive, Lerwick, just missed a two-year-old child in a pram on Commercial Ro... Read more...