A 29-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman have been arrested and charged after drugs were found during a raid in Aberdeen today.
Police Scotland’s budget gap could grow from the current £44 million to £200 million by 2024/25 if there are no changes in funding or workforce, a report has warned.
Two men have been arrested after police found almost 13 grams of crack cocaine and cannabis in the Sheddocksley area of Aberdeen.
The Orkney Islands have seen a 213% increase in recorded sexual crime over the last 10 years, while the number of drugs crimes recorded in the area increased by 185% in the same time frame.
Moray has seen crime fall significantly in the past ten years, fuelled by a dramatic decline in the number of housebreaking incidents and motor vehicle thefts.
Crime in the Highlands has fallen by almost 40% over the past ten years - among the biggest declines in Scotland.
Shetland has hit its highest number of recorded sexual crimes for a decade, with cases increasing by 124% since 2010-11.
The number of sexual crimes recorded in Aberdeenshire has risen by 142% in the past decade, new data has revealed.
Nearly 1,700 crimes were recorded under Scotland’s new domestic abuse laws during their first year in force, figures have shown.
Aberdeen City has seen crime drop by almost 40% in the last ten years – the second-biggest reduction in Scotland.
“A lack of co-operation” by police officers in the Rangers FC administrators court case has been described as “disappointing” by the judge overseeing proceedings.
A 45-year-old man has died after falling from a fishing boat in the North Sea.
Police Scotland responded to “at least” 300 house parties on the first weekend of tighter restrictions across the country, according to figures from the force.
The number of special constables volunteering alongside police officers in the north-east has fallen by a quarter since 2013.
A collision with a car has left a teenage cyclist in critical condition.
Witnesses are being urged to come forward after a man was “taken unwell” following a disturbance in Greenock.
Police Scotland has announced plans to increase more specially-trained officers to combat cyber crime.
Police investigating a string of firebomb attacks in Greenock have described the crimes as “sickening” as they made a fresh appeal for information.
Two men have been arrested over an alleged wilful fire-raising incident in Moray.
A 53-year-old man has died after being struck by a car in Glasgow.
Extra police will be on Scotland’s streets as bars and restaurants are put under a 10pm curfew.
Animal welfare campaigners say the discovery of a golden eagle’s satellite tag, dumped in a river and wrapped in heavy lead sheeting, is “unequivocal proof” the bird has been illegally killed.
Discarded tag from golden eagle that ‘disappeared’ shows lengths raptor killers will go to conceal crime, RSPB claim
A satellite tag belonging to a missing golden eagle has been found dumped in a river - with wildlife bosses claiming this shows the extremes criminals will go to hide their acts.
Chainsaws and accessories have been stolen during a break-in at a north-east farm.
Police have been encouraging shoplifters to visit food banks to help reduce retail crimes in the city.
A 32-year-old man will appear in court today in following a disturbance in Elgin.
Police have urged a hit-and-run driver to turn themselves in as the victim of the fatal crash was named.
A car has been deliberately driven into a shop window and then set on fire.
Police were forced to break up two parties attended by hundreds of students at university accommodation - just days before a Covid-19 outbreak at the campus, the Evening Express can reveal today.
Independent garages across the north-east are being urged to be vigilant following a recent scam.