A criminal sent on a taxpayer-funded concert trip to tackle his offending has been jailed for the 26th time since council chiefs declared the jaunt a “success".
Perth Sheriff Court
A teenage gatecrasher whose gang left a £20,000 trail of destruction at a schoolgirl’s house has been ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work.
A church treasurer who spent years embezzling more than £34,000 from parish funds has been allowed to walk free from court.
A grandfather who threw a frying pan of cocaine into a sink when police raided his drugs factory was jailed for three years on Wednesday.
A callous fraudster assumed the identity of her 89-year-old victim to steal her cash and pay for a lavish honeymoon and four more exotic holidays in under a year.
An armed duo who left a man scarred for life in a revenge attack which ended in a lengthy siege have been jailed for more than five years.
A cleaner who forced her terrified lover to barricade himself into a room when she flew into a violent rage has walked free from court.
A prisoner who took pride in causing £2,500 of damage smashing his cell in a row over his pants was told by a sheriff he was benefiting from Scotland’s soft-touch justice.
A dental nurse cleaned out her father’s bank account and stole thousands of pounds he had inherited as a result of his own father’s death.
Money raised by children through bake sales and a haggis drive was stolen from a primary school’s funds by the treasurer.