An Aberdeen man warned by a sheriff that he could get his legs broken over unpaid drug debts has avoided jail.
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A north-east pensioner who left a fellow motorist with a broken arm and nose after failing to safely overtake another vehicle has been banned from the road for eight years.
The total value of fines issued at Aberdeen Sheriff Court in the first quarter of this year has plummeted by nearly £200,000 compared to the same period last year.
An Aberdeen man left a baby with a “life-threatening” skull fracture after falling asleep and dropping the child - twice.
A north-east golf club manager who embezzled more than £12,000 to pay off a drug debt has avoided jail.
A jealous boyfriend assaulted his partner and searched her home - because he thought he could smell another man's aftershave.
Three people have appeared in court after police stopped a car on the A90 in Aberdeenshire and recovered nearly £30,000 of cocaine and heroin.
A drunken thug battered his pal in Aberdeen and then coughed in the faces of two cops, telling them "I am going to give you Covid".
A repeat Aberdeen drink-driver who crashed while nearly six-times the booze limit has been given a jail warning and told he "could have killed many people".
Two men have been charged after £180,000 of a class A drugs was seized in Aberdeen.
Three men have been charged with fraud following a number of incidents in Aberdeen and Stirling.
A man has been warned he faces a "lengthy custodial sentence" after breaking into an Aberdeen court building and "wandering" around for 20 minutes.
An Aberdeen man broke bail conditions so he could visit his injured dog, a court has heard.
A man has appeared in court accused of robbing a north-east petrol station.
A man has been jailed after claiming to have coronavirus symptoms and deliberately coughing in the presence of a nurse and police officer in Aberdeen.
Gary Alexander, 53, even set off the smoke alarm due to the fumes from the motorised chainsaw as he walked around the house while others tried to remove furniture.
A shoplifter spat on a door and licked the handle after being caught by staff, leaving one employee "terrified" of catching coronavirus.
Aberdeen has been "left in the lurch" over restarting jury trials, a top sheriff has claimed.
An Aberdeen man has admitted brandishing a meat cleaver at another male.
Danielle Sunley, 29, offered her victim a "square go" after bumping into her on Union Street, but when the woman declined Sunley punched her in the face anyway.
Alan Moir was spotted in the rear of a taxi in Aberdeen city centre by officers on patrol, and they followed him due to "intelligence".
A woman has appeared in court charged with assault to severe injury and danger of life after a man was stabbed in the stomach at a north-east property.
An Aberdeen pervert has avoided jail after being caught with vile videos and pictures involving young children.
A leading Aberdeen solicitor has welcomed moves to resume jury trials in the Granite City.
Daniel Mair, 30, was warned he was lucky not to be on the sex offenders' register following the incident, in which he sent a string of vile videos depicting a woman engaging in sexual acts with animals on Whatsapp.
Aberdeen lawyers have welcomed plans for the safe resumption of sheriff and jury trials in the new year.
Two men have appeared in court after a number of north-east premises were broken into.
An Aberdeen man threatened to “slow cook and eat” his neighbour after believing he contacted the police during the Covid-19 lockdown.
Paul Chalmers was at Thains Bakery on George Street on July 10 when he attempted to an old pound coin.
An Aberdeen man was caught in an online sting sending a series of explicit messages to what he thought was a 13-year-old girl.