Staff shortages may have played a part in the death of an “at-risk” inmate in his cell at HMP Grampian.
Lee Stewart, 41, lost his temper after getting into a "disagreement" with the officer at HMP Grampian and flung a tub of butter across the section.
The number of north-east people going to prison in the north-east has fallen by 30% over the past 10 years, according to the latest figures from the Scottish Government.
Reece Stewart was given his freedom from HMP Grampian in Peterhead due to coronavirus measures but only days later he took his dad’s car without permission and crashed on King’s Gate in Aberdeen on May 14.
Families with loved ones in prison in the north-east will be able to see them for the first time in months as "virtual visits" are rolled out.
People will be able to virtually visit family or friends in a north-east super jail by the end of the month.
A former inmate at a north-east prison is back inside - just over a week after being released early from previous sentence due to coronavirus measures.
More than a dozen prisoners at a north-east jail have been released early in an effort to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
A man has denied smearing animal faeces on a woman’s face in a north-east town.
As the hearing at Aberdeen Sheriff Court neared its conclusion yesterday, Lynch, who appeared via a video link from the jail, interrupted proceedings to claim that prison staff had thanked him and Whyte, for tackling their victim, who the court heard had a razor blade
Prisoners at HMP Grampian have appeared in court and pled guilty to crimes via a live video link from jail for the first time.
A jilted Aberdeen lover who admitted threatening to murder his ex and her mum has avoided jail.
A convict found breaking the rules by sharing threatening and boastful messages on social media from his cell told the Evening Express he would “flush” his phone in a bid to hide the evidence.
A convict who tried to murder three cops has again broken the rules by sharing threatening and boastful messages on social media.
Ewan MacDonald left one guard at the north-east prison so traumatised he quit his job after 15 years.
Figures from the Scottish Prison Service show 86 inmates of HMP Grampian in Peterhead were caught consuming illegal substances in 2019.
Matthew Dilsworth, 31, had fallen into debt so opted to transport drugs from Liverpool to Aberdeen.
Colin Stewart, 35, is currently serving a sentence of three years and 11 months for drug supply. The new sentence imposed will begin at the end of that.
THE GREAT PEE-SCAPE: Prisoner who fled Aberdeen court after toilet break crashed in friend’s getaway car
A prisoner who fled from security staff at Aberdeen Sheriff Court during a toilet break has told a trial about his “spur-of-the-moment” bid for freedom.
Two inmates have had further jail terms imposed after starting fires at a north-east jail.
Two men have been found guilty of breaking into an Aberdeen cake shop and making off with more than £600.
A senior politician has called for action after it emerged a north-east superjail’s staff turnover is more than twice the national average.
Two prisoners have been handed further jail terms after a brutal assault on a fellow inmate.
The tale of a Mexican drug lord who escaped jail twice is a popular page-turner at a north-east super prison.
Inmates at a north-east prison will be tucking into an array of festive meals in the next few days.
Two brothers have admitted jumping an unsuspecting Deliveroo worker and robbing him of his wallet.
An inmate caused more than £10,000 of damage by smashing up a north-east prison with a metal pole and starting a fire.
A thug who fractured a man’s jaw in a prison attack has been jailed.
A man has been jailed after driving at a cop, crashing into a police car and then making off with the emergency vehicle’s number plate lodged between his tyre and wheel arch.
Bosses at a north-east prison are searching for a company to help them battle a winged menace.