Mugshots of Scots criminals from the 1880s are set to go on display for the first time – including a thief who was imprisoned for stealing a book of Burns’ poetry.
A prison lifer from Dundee who harboured a fantasy about committing murder tried to strangle a fellow inmate to death after he smoked the drug spice in his cell.
A Perthshire knife attacker has died behind bars, prison authorities have confirmed.
A Dundee murderer faces extra time in jail after he brutally slashed a fellow inmate and wounded a woman prison officer.
Wales has more of its citizens in jail than any other country in Western Europe, according to new research.
A Dundee man who poured bleach over his pregnant girlfriend in a horrific attack has been jailed for more than two years.
Criminal given shortened sentence for brutal prison attack – after sheriff is told of ‘increasing IQ’
An Angus criminal who left another man scarred for life was given a shorter sentence yesterday after a sheriff was told his IQ was increasing.
Ambulances have been called out to Perth Prison nearly 200 times in the last three years.
Fire crews were called to a blaze at Perth Prison.
Inmates at Castle Huntly and Perth Prison can look forward to slap-up meals on Christmas Day.