Home Tags Crime

Tag: crime

Don’t dismisseth Leith Police history book

0
A book published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1920 amalgamation of Leith Burgh Police with the larger Edinburgh City Police, has raised £1000 for Cancer Research UK.The History of Leith Burgh Police...

A damn good read – Queen of Crime Val McDermid on The First Modern...

0
Her novels have been translated into 40 languages and sold 16 million copies worldwide, so Val McDermid knows a thing or two about crime writing.The winner of the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger for...

Government to hold consultation on pre-recorded evidence in criminal trials

0
Views are being sought on the best way to spare child witnesses from having to give evidence during criminal trials.The consultation seeks views on the Government vision that all child witnesses will have their...

Letter from Scotland

0
  Nicola Sturgeon’s visit to Dublin this week was one of those symbolic pilgrimages politicians need to make from time to time to make a political point.  It was certainly an away-win for her, though...

Cold Shot by Steve Christie

0
Hailing from Aberdeen, now living in Edinburgh, Steve Christie treats us to the second in his instalments of D.I. Buchanan, and the high-paced crime set in his preceding city. Cold Shot follows the careers of...

Three convicted of serious organised crimes

0
Three men pled guilty to drugs and counterfeit cash offences when they appeared at the High Court in Edinburgh earlier today.A Police Scotland operation to tackle serious organised crime in Edinburgh uncovered crimes committed by...

Elderly Morningside woman dies following attack

0
Police Scotland have announced this morning that the incident in Morningside Grove earlier this month is being treated as murder.Eleanor Whitelaw sustained serious injuries during the attack at her home on Friday 11th July.The...

Police stop and search figures rise but more arrests follow

0
Police Scotland has been in existence for just over a year now, and today they have published their figures for crime reported and detected in the capital. This is in the form of management...

Witness appeal following alleged racist attack

2
Police in the north of the city have appealed for witnesses following an alleged racist attack that took place on Tuesday 28 May 2013 at around 06:00 pm in the Muirhouse area.Police are keen...

Police seek witnesses following assault on blind woman

0
Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses after a blind woman was assaulted last week.The 48-year-old was walking in Hutchison Crossway at around 2.30pm on Saturday 1 June 2013 when she heard a group...

Woman in hospital following alleged assault

0
An investigation has been launched after a woman was taken from the Carlton Highland Hotel to the Royal Infirmary at round 6.30 am this morning.Police Scotland have confirmed they are involved in an investigation...

Four arrests after waterfront drugs search

0
Four men have been arrested and charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act after Police Scotland recovered Class A drugs in Edinburgh.Officers carried out a search of a property in the Waterfront area of...

Man stabbed at flat in Canongate

0
A section of the Canongate was closed off as a crime scene this morning following an incident in a flat there resulting in a 53 year-old man being stabbed.A Police Scotland spokesperson said:- "Police in...

Police make fresh appeal in Willowbrae murder hunt

0
Detectives investigating the murder of 25 year-old Mohamed Abdi are seeking information from the public about sightings of vehicles in the Restalrig area of Edinburgh.In particular they are keen to hear from anyone who...

Witness appeal after attempted robbery in the Meadows

0
Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery that happened in the Meadows area of the Capital on Sunday.A 19-year-old woman was walking along Leamington Walk, the main pedestrian/cycle walkway through...

Willowbrae murder victim named

0
Police in Edinburgh have now identified the murder victim who died in an incident that happened in the Willowbrae area at the weekend.He is 25-year-old Mohammed Omar Abdi from the Leith area of the...

Murder hunt launched after incident in Willowbrae

0
Police Scotland have today launched a murder hunt after a man aged 25 who was found in the street died in hospital.The murder inquiry is being led by Detective Superintendent Gary Flannigan, of the...

Police launch city centre personal safety drive

0
Police in Edinburgh have launched an initiative aimed at preventing crime in the city centre over Christmas. Operation Astrodome, now in its fifth year, is the Lothian and Borders Police response to the increasing numbers...

Assets seized from drug dealer

0
At the High Court in Edinburgh today a Confiscation Order for £45,279.02 was made against William Woods Byrne (DOB 13/12/1984) In October 2010 Byrne, who was born in Greenock and resided in Prestwick, was...

Crime figures better in the city centre

0
The City of Edinburgh Council say that during the annual 'Operation Astrodome' crimes such as alcohol related violence, breaches of the peace, shopliftings, vandalisms and minor assaults dropped by 17% compared to last...

Scots feel safer

0
People are feeling safer from crime in Scotland in 2010 according to the largest survey of perceptions and experiences of crime carried out in Scotland.The survey of 16,000 people across the country found that...

www.blackwells.co.uk

The Edinburgh Reporter Newsletter

Sign up to receive all the latest news from The Edinburgh Reporter direct to your inbox.