30th November 2015
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Posts tagged with Lerwick Sheriff Court

Another three arrested on drugs charges
22/11/2015, by in News

Three more men were arrested yesterday in Lerwick on drugs charges.The arrests followed the appearance in court on Friday of three other people, two men and a woman, on similar charges. They made no plea or declaration and were released on bail.The latest three men, aged 51, 29 and 19, remai... Read more...

Trial set after Hill denies vandalism charge
14/10/2015, by in News

Outspoken Shetland independence campaigner Stuart Hill has appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court accused of vandalism.Hill, 72, of Ocraquoy, Cunningsburgh, denied wilfully or recklessly destroying the closed property at North Bridge Stores in Cunningsburgh.He is accused of forcing open the side ... Read more...

Assault man will have to pay almost £4,000
13/10/2015, by in News

A man's behaviour was "approaching evil" when he assaulted his ex-partner at the Brae Hotel, Lerwick Sheriff Court has heard.Sheriff Philip Mann said Andrew Smith, 33, of Treefields, Buckingham, intended to cause "maximum embarrassment, and probably maximum pain" when the 30-year-old carried out... Read more...

Jury trial begins for man accused of abduction
12/10/2015, by in News

A man has been accused of abducting his former girlfriend at the Brae Hotel earlier this year.Andrew Smith, 33, is facing trial by jury after being accused of seizing the woman by the hair on 20th January.He is alleged to have dragged her across a room, causing her to strike her head – ren... Read more...

Man sentenced after giving false name to police
02/10/2015, by in News

A repeat offender who twice gave false details to police after coming off the NorthLink ferry is beginning a six month prison sentence.Paul Shields, 29, of Ailsa Road, Coatbridge, admitted providing the wrong name and date of birth when questioned by police on 2nd June.He lied again during a... Read more...

Couper told to behave
01/10/2015, by in Headlines, News

An offender who has been "a pain in the side" of the court has been allowed his liberty after a sheriff ruled he should be trusted to keep his nose clean.Twenty-two year-old Trevor Couper was ordered to stay out of Lerwick when he was released on bail yesterday to an address in Voe. He admitted ... Read more...