A Forfar man and his father-in-law who went armed with a coping stone and a hammer to tackle a man they believed had been spreading rumours have avoided going behind bars for the incident.
Sheriff Gregor Murray
An Angus thug previously jailed for breaking a fellow footballer’s jaw during an amateur game is back behind bars after attacking an innocent victim during a fall out with his girlfriend.
An Angus first aid firm boss is facing jail after swindling almost £23,000 in disability benefit over almost four years.
A partygoer who flipped when he woke up from a drunken slumber to find himself the butt of slapstick humour has paid the price after he squandered a chance to prove he could behave.
A fire-starter who sparked a half-a-million pound blaze at Dundee docks is being sent back before the sheriff who originally dealt with the case so he can decide what action will be taken over the 25-year-old’s failure to comply with a court order.
A teenage offshore worker earning almost £50,000 a year has been hammered with a four-figure fine after a broad daylight metal baseball attack on a man in a Forfar street.
An Angus businesswoman has been handed a four-figure fine and had her car seized by the courts after admitting her third drink-drive-related offence.
A court has heard how an Angus care home handyman caused £3,000 worth of damage to a staff car in a “bizarre” reaction to a staff meeting announcing a new manager at the premises.
A “cowardly” attacker who fractured another man’s eye socket in an Arbroath nightclub assault has been ordered to pay his victim £2,000 compensation.
A court has heard harrowing details of how a domestic abuse victim’s friend raised a 999 alarm after overhearing the terrified woman being throttled hours into Christmas Day in an interrupted mobile phone call.