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The Courier

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Angus ‘YouTube predator hunter’ downloaded child abuse material

Fergus Barclay had spent ten months gathering his sick cache. → Read More

Family pays tribute to tragic hunter who died near Dundee and slams High Court verdict

The family of Marco Cavola say the decision to clear Franco Moroni of culpable homicide is 'absurd'. → Read More

Man who had sex with schoolgirl found by police at Perth’s unpaid work hub

Kyle McLean admitted having sex with the girl on numerous occasions in August 2021. → Read More

Dundee thug left boot mark on face of woman he was banned from seeing

A "disgraceful" Dundee thug left a boot mark on the face of a woman he was banned from seeing after repeatedly stamping on her. Christopher Traynor blamed → Read More

Carnoustie cannabis dealer’s home raided hours after he collected drugs

Cameron Laidlaw's home in Carnoustie was raided and officers found drugs, scales and thousands of pounds in cash. → Read More

Joiner who defrauded customers in Dundee and Angus to be sentenced this week

An Angus joiner who defrauded customers out of tens of thousands of pounds after failing to complete promised home improvements could spend Christmas in prison. → Read More

Topless Dundee drunk had to be sedated in hospital after Kirkton allotment rampage

A rampaging topless Dundee man had to be sedated by hospital staff after hurling masonry at police from inside a locked Kirkton allotment. Mullet-sporting → Read More

Jail for Dundee events firm boss who molested girl, 12, at Perthshire caravan park

Alistair McCready attacked the girl at a Perthshire caravan park in July 2021, Perth Sheriff Court was told. → Read More

Child contact ban Fife man sent sick photo to teenager

A Rosyth pervert caught with a stash of vile child abuse images has also admitted sending a photograph of male genitals to an online account he believed to be run by a pre-teen boy. → Read More

Forfar couple had sex in sun-kissed communal garden in front of stunned neighbours

A Forfar couple have been convicted of having sex in broad daylight in their communal garden. Clive Weatherhogg, 49 and Kirsty Jones, 34, were convicted → Read More

Dundee sex offender admonished after sheriff says she has no other option

A man who sexually assaulted a woman in Dundee has been placed on the Sex Offenders Register for five years. However, background reports showed Javed Din → Read More

Farmer cleared after ancient monument near Angus destroyed by mistake

A farmer has been acquitted of allegations he was at fault for damage caused to ancient stone circles in Angus during a tree-felling project on his land. → Read More

Fife man battered ‘Good Samaritan’ dog walker who intervened in argument

A Leven man was caught wearing bloodstained jeans after he battered a “Good Samaritan” who interrupted an argument with his partner. Daryl Brand admitted → Read More

Angus motorist who swerved in front of ex-partner banned from driving

A man has admitted swerving his car in front of his ex-partner and her friends after a messy break-up. Kevin Findlater appeared at Perth Sheriff Court to → Read More

Fife bum slapper on Register after drunken dancefloor conduct caught on camera

Jamie Downie, 31, was convicted of a string of assaults and sexual assaults including bum slaps in Glenrothes, Fife. → Read More

Fife paedophile who sent racist abuse to Premier League footballer is jailed

Kirk Thompson's abuse of the footballer was found when police raided his home looking for child abuse material. → Read More

Old Firm row left teenager with 'deep to the bone' cuts after assault in Fife

A Fife businessman who assaulted a 15-year-old boy has been ordered to pay him compensation. Ben Hutchison, 25, from Dunfermline, cut the boy to the bone → Read More

Fife paedophile admits racially abusing ex-Everton football star

Kirk Thompson's vile racist abuse of the Premiership star was found when police searched his phone for child abuse images. → Read More

Fife mum knocked down 12-year-old boy after failing to stop at zebra crossing

A 12-year-old boy was left requiring hospital treatment after being hit by a Fife mum who failed to stop at a zebra crossing. Cheryl Dignan collided with → Read More

Fife lout almost struck postman after ploughing ‘stolen’ quad bike into Royal Mail van

Donald Mackie, 31, will be sentenced next month after he spun a 'stolen' quad bike into postie Roy Hunter's van at speed. → Read More