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Daily Archives: October 14, 2008

Baby death father back in court

Baby death father back in court

14/10/2008, by in News

THE FATHER of a baby girl killed in a house fire in Brae last month reappeared in private at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Tuesday.Billy Middleton, 32, faced one charged of murder and two charges of attempted murder last week and made no plea or declaration when he appeared again this week. Middleton w... Read more...

Man charged over boat’s grounding

Man charged over boat’s grounding

14/10/2008, by in News

A MAN appeared in private from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Tuesday charged with culpably and recklessly navigating a boat and running it aground after drinking an excessive amount of alcohol.Torbjorn Riise, 37, of Underhoul, East Voe, appeared on petition before Sheriff James Hendry and ma... Read more...

Drug addict fisherman caught with heroin

Drug addict fisherman caught with heroin

14/10/2008, by in News

A FIFE drug addict travelled to Shetland to work on a fishing boat to earn money to support his young family, but ended up in custody over the weekend after being caught with heroin on the Hjaltland ferry.Marc Williams, 34, of St Clair Street, Kirkcaldy, was searched by police who found 0.4g of he... Read more...

Fine and ban for drink driver

Fine and ban for drink driver

14/10/2008, by in News

A MAN whose erratic driving alarmed onlookers in Lerwick last weekend has been fined more than £1,000 and banned from getting behind the wheel of a vehicle for three years.Appearing from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Tuesday, Daryl Martin, 22, of Sandwall, Lerwick, admitted  drink driving ... Read more...

Co-op facelift to be completed soon

Co-op facelift to be completed soon

14/10/2008, by in News

THE CO-OP'S major face-lift is running on schedule, despite the continuing presence of an unsightly entrance to the store.Manager of the Lerwick shop Don Wilson said that despite appearances the refurbishment will be completed by the end of this month.Currently shoppers enter the store through a... Read more...