A mum-of-two who was caught with more than £300,000 of drugs became involved in the illegal trade after criminals threatened to “harm” her children, a court has heard.
High Court in Edinburgh
Matthew Sinclair, 28, was caught after he left his mobile phone charging and a woman looked at its contents and found the messages on an app.
A court hearing has been set for next month in the case against former first minister Alex Salmond, who faces attempted rape and sexual assault charges.
A man who murdered an Aberdeen oil worker is to appeal his jail term.
A man who started a fire outside a house endangering a baby has been jailed for 10 years.
A criminal claimed he was looking for his dog at the time he broke into a house and attempted to rob two men at knifepoint.
A man who raped and sexually assaulted vulnerable women in the north-east has been jailed for seven years.
Bohdan Cieslar, 59, inflicted two major wounds to Aleksander Smerdel’s chest and arm in the fatal assault at Donside Court, just two days after Christmas.
A forensic scientist has told a court how a kitchen knife seized by police had the blood of a man who was allegedly murdered by his flatmate on it.
A man accused of murder at an Aberdeen high-rise was previously beaten up by the man he is alleged to have fatally attacked, a court has heard.
A man accused of murder at an Aberdeen high-rise has claimed that he acted in self defence after he was attacked, a court heard.
At the High Court in Glasgow, Antony Zanre, 67, from Peterhead, denied driving dangerously on the A96 Elgin to Lhanbryde road near Barmuckity, on November 15 2017, and causing the death of 23-year-old Dameon MacPhee from Moray.
A man who caused lasting damage to two boys he sexually abused more than two decades ago wept as he was jailed for eight years.
A "cruel and calculated" killer who murdered a north-east mechanic in his own home has had his bid to appeal against his conviction and sentence refused.
Martin Youngson rampaged through Aberdeen streets in a Volkswagen Golf after raiding a business in Peterhead and trying to steal from others.
A “charismatic” amateur theatre choreographer has been jailed for eight years after subjecting two boys to a catalogue of sexual abuse.
Hamish Paterson preyed on the victim at a house in Aberdeen after she had been drinking and had fallen asleep.
The former girlfriend of a murdered Aberdeen oil worker is to appeal against her conviction for culpable homicide.
'He cut my wrist and held a knife to my throat'
The men convicted of murdering Aberdeen oil worker Steven Donaldson have launched a bid for freedom.
Kyle Park has been locked up for six years.
Repeat offender Michael Mortimer carried out assaults on two strangers within a week in Aberdeen seeking cash and valuables after returning to abusing street drugs.
An amateur theatre choreographer has been remanded in custody after subjecting two boys to a catalogue of sexual abuse.
Kyle Park had already raped two other teenage girls and would go on to subject a fourth victim to a rape ordeal.
Man accused of murdering Aberdeen oil worker lied to police as he didn’t want to be ‘labelled a grass’, court hears
Steven Dickie, 24, told a jury he was also untruthful because he didn’t want to land his friend and co-accused Callum Davidson, 24, in trouble.
A murder accused messaged her former boyfriend to say she was “worried” about him just hours after his body was discovered at a car park, a court heard.
A "loving and caring mother" who shook a baby she was looking after in a catastrophic loss of control was jailed for three years today.
A man accused of murder looked “shocked” when his alleged accomplice asked him to “deal” with the money issues she had with her boyfriend.
A woman asked a friend for financial help after writing off a car which had been bought by the boyfriend she allegedly murdered, a court heard.
An alleged victim of threats by two men facing a murder charge said he was called a “beast, rat” and told he was “getting it” by them in various incidents.