25th January 2020
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Police investigate Tingwall vandalism

Police investigate Tingwall vandalism

14/01/2020, by in News, ST Online

Police are investigating a report of vandalism at the Tingwall Primary School. Officers report that a wooden gate surrounding an oil tank was damaged. The incident is thought to have occurred between 19th December and 8th January while the school was closed for Christmas holidays. Anyone with ... Read more...

Bus driver admits ‘childish’ assaults

Bus driver admits ‘childish’ assaults

11/12/2019, by in News

A bus driver who admitted two assaults in the form of “childish” workplace disputes has been fined. Wilson Keith, 54, pleaded guilty to two offences dating back to September 2017 and June 2018 when he appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday. The first charge against Keith, of Voderv... Read more...

Bail breach leads to stint in custody

Bail breach leads to stint in custody

04/11/2019, by in News

A man who breached bail conditions by phoning a woman he is forbidden from contacting has been remanded in custody. Martin Olejniczak, of Hill Grind, Lerwick, will remain behind bars until Thursday after he admitted the breach. Procurator fiscal Duncan MacKenzie said that the 41-year-old had b... Read more...

Man denied bail

Man denied bail

24/09/2019, by in News, ST Online

A man guilty of behaving in a threatening and abusive manner towards his pregnant partner will spend at least a month behind bars. Sheriff Ian Cruickshank refused to grant bail to 51-year-old Norman Donald after he pleaded guilty to the charge at Lerwick Sheriff Court. Donald, of Leaside, Mos... Read more...

Man denied bail

Man denied bail

26/08/2019, by in News, ST Online

A man accused of breaching bail conditions will remain behind bars until a trial next month. Martin Olejniczak, of Hill Grind, Lerwick, denied two charges when he appeared from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Monday. The 41-year-old admitted a third charge, pleading guilty to throwing a cu... Read more...