A jump in sexual crimes in Perth and Kinross has been attributed to more people coming forward to report crimes.
Chief inspector Ian Scott
Criminals picked the wrong person when they targeted Ian Scott in a lottery scam.
Locals in Inchture fear a mini-crime wave after thieves broke into the Spar twice and vandals smashed the town hall windows.
Perth’s police chief has said instances of people using the controversial drug Spice have fallen since the city’s legal high shops were closed down.
Police have blamed a fall in the number of sexual crimes they are able to solve on a spike in the number of people coming forward with complaints about historical offences.
A police chief has underlined the importance of a firearms amnesty, describing it as being “particularly relevant” to Tayside and Fife due to its large rural area.
Attacks on emergency staff in Perth and Kinross have almost doubled in over 12 months with police bearing the brunt of assaults.
Substance and alcohol misuse, vandalism and violence all highlighted by Perth police chief in letter to parents
Perth’s police chief has warned parents of a year-long youth crimewave which has blighted city centre lives.
Detectives have been scanning CCTV footage and sifting through forensic evidence in a bid to track the criminals who deliberately set fire to an auction house, razing it to the ground.
Cybercriminals tried to extort a four-figure sum of money from a Perth teenager after tricking him into stripping naked on video.