Posts tagged with Lerwick Sheriff Court

Gas plant worker banned from driving
14/07/2014, by in News

A Portuguese worker at Shetland Gas Plant who drove when more than twice over the legal limit was fined and banned at Lerwick Sheriff Court today. Mario Alberto de Oliveira Torres, 51, of Rua Ameixoerilas, Barroselas, Portugal, admitted having 88 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath... Read more...

Custody for threatening behaviour
14/07/2014, by in Headlines, News

A man who pleaded guilty to entering a house uninvited, threatening a woman sleeping there and behaving aggressively, was sent back to custody when he appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court today. The court heard that Matthew Smith, 29, of Stanegarth, Lerwick, had gone into the house in the town's Bruce... Read more...

Teenager had pick-shaft during argument
10/07/2014, by in News

A Kirkcaldy teenager has been warned to stay out of trouble after he admitted having a pick-shaft during a heated argument with his brother. Matthew McAllister, 18, of the Fife town's Rutherford Court, pleaded guilty to having the offensive weapon in Lerwick's Ronald Street on Wednesday afternoon. ... Read more...

Accused man remanded in custody
30/06/2014, by in News

A man accused of assault and possession of a knife has been remanded in custody. John Hutcheson, 23, of Lerwick, was also charged with carrying out an offence under the misuse of drugs act. Hutcheson made no plea or declaration when he appeared at from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court today.He was... Read more...

Sheriff finds in favour of tenant
2 comments, 06/06/2014, by in Headlines, News

A sheltered housing resident has accused Shetland Charitable Trust of perpetuating fuel poverty after a legal challenge lodged against him failed. Martyn Fisher says the trust’s withdrawal of electricity subsidies for disabled folk has resulted in vulnerable people struggling with major hikes in ... Read more...

Four in court on drugs charges

Four people appeared in private from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court today on  charges relating to alleged drugs offences. Derek MacLean from Ayrshire made no plea or declaration, was fully committed and remanded in custody. David John Robertson, 57, from Lerwick, James David McEwan, 28, from Ma... Read more...