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Aggressive teenager denied bail
06/01/2014, by in Headlines, News

A teenager who breached the peace at his Lerwick home and later at the Gilbert Bain Hospital has been remanded in custody. Larri Goodlad, 18, of Hill Grind in Lerwick, admitted shouting, swearing and making threats when he appeared  from custody before sheriff Philip Mann. He was on bail when the ... Read more...

Nuisance caller in court
06/01/2014, by in Headlines, News

A young man who made repeated nuisance calls to the 999 service has appeared from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court. Nathan Hilditch, 18, of Horseshoe Close in Virkie, admitted making calling the emergency phone line requesting police assistance after drinking alcohol when he appeared today before s... Read more...

Lifeboat tows in Acorn

The Lerwick lifeboat was called out late yesterday afternoon to go to the aid of an Inverness-registered fishing boat. The Acorn (INS237) had got her propeller wound up in a net when she was fishing south-east of Fair Isle. The lifeboat took the boat under tow and headed to Lerwick. They arrived a... Read more...