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Buchlyvie businessman is jailed for downloading indecent images of children

He had used 'dark web' browser to download images which included 40 of the most serious kind. A training company boss from Buchlyvie was last week jailed after being caught with the “most serious” category of indecent images involving children. Raymond Coney, 69, admitted downloading child abuse photos from the ‘dark web’ using a browser, which is supposed to hide Internet-users’ identities.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  2 days ago 3
Buchlyvie businessman is jailed for downloading indecent images of children

Violent offender hit woman with crutch at Forth Valley Royal Hospital

A woman who used her crutch to attack a hospital patient then threatened people while holding a pair of scissors and a rolling pin. Brenda Black (48) appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court on Thursday having pleaded guilty to the assault she committed at Forth Valley Royal Hospital on October 15, 2019 and possession a weapon and behaving in a threatening manner in Beauly Court, Grangemouth on May 2, 2020.

falkirkherald.co.uk ,  6 days ago 1
Violent offender hit woman with crutch at Forth Valley Royal Hospital

Angry inmate caused over £1300 of damage at Polmont YOI

When she heard an inmate trashing his cell an prison officer opened the viewing hatch to talk to him and was sprayed in the face with an unknown liquid. It turned out to be just soap and water, but Liam Foreman’s actions caused the guard fear and alarm.

falkirkherald.co.uk ,  6 days ago 14
Angry inmate caused over £1300 of damage at Polmont YOI

Falkirk sheriff jails offender who viewed images of infants being abused

A 69-year-old first offender was jailed after he spent the 30 months searching the dark web for images of children as young as one being sexually abused. Raymond Coney appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court on Thursday having pleaded guilty to taking or permit to be taken indecent photographs or pseudo photographs of children at his Claymires Cottage, Buchlyvie home between January 26, 2018 and August 31, 2020.

falkirkherald.co.uk ,  7 days ago 20
Falkirk sheriff jails offender who viewed images of infants being abused

Army’s former chief drum instructor jailed after assaulting teenage girls with drumsticks

The court heard that James Clark, the drum teacher of a Scottish boarding school, also had an ‘illicit affair’ with a teenage pupil The drumming instructor of a Scottish boarding school has been jailed after assaulting teenage schoolgirls with his drumsticks and engaging in a months-long "illicit affair" with a 17-year-old pupil.

telegraph.co.uk ,  11 days ago 1
Army’s former chief drum instructor jailed after assaulting teenage girls with drumsticks

Camelon thug jailed after battering brother and former partner

A man who forced his way into his brother’s home before battering him has been put behind bars. Ross Fowler, 43, opted to take matters into his own hands following an argument between the siblings and broke into the property in Camelon’s Carmuirs Drive in the early hours of March 1, 2020.

falkirkherald.co.uk ,  11 days ago 14
Camelon thug jailed after battering brother and former partner

Arrest warrant issued for Shieldhill man who threw food at Camelon SPAR employee

An arrest warrant has been granted for a man who threw food at a Falkirk district shop worker. Jack Hughes, 23, hit the woman’s head when he launched the item in SPAR on Camelon’s Main Street on April 11. Hughes, 76 Greenmount Drive, Shieldhill, was scheduled to show at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday but failed to appear.

falkirkherald.co.uk ,  11 days ago 0
Arrest warrant issued for Shieldhill man who threw food at Camelon SPAR employee

Grangemouth man hit with bill after damaging vehicles in Bainsford streets

An offender who left a trail of destruction in his wake after kicking a number of vehicles has been hit with the bill for the damage. Jordan Reid, 20, booted off wing mirrors and smashed up a number of cars during a relentless rampage on June 25.

falkirkherald.co.uk ,  11 days ago 0
Grangemouth man hit with bill after damaging vehicles in Bainsford streets

Man swore at police in Falkirk and sang sectarian songs

A man removed his top and began swearing at police before singing sectarian songs en route to, and at, Falkirk Police Station. James McFadden, 26, was approached by officers in the town’s Grahams Road on August 15 last year. McFadden, 6 Townhead Street, Hamilton, pleaded guilty to committing threatening behaviour, while on bail.

falkirkherald.co.uk ,  11 days ago 3
Man swore at police in Falkirk and sang sectarian songs

Falkirk Court: Bo'ness man punished after assaulting woman and breaching court order

A Bo’ness man who breached a court order after assaulting a woman has had his liberty restricted. Mark Downie, 33, admitted seizing hold of his victim’s neck in Grangemouth on October 4, 2019. Downie, of 44 Red Brae Avenue, appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday, where defence solicitor Stephen Biggam said his client had since breached a community payback order.

falkirkherald.co.uk ,  11 days ago 0
Falkirk Court: Bo'ness man punished after assaulting woman and breaching court order

Falkirk man made violent threats to mother and grandmother and set fire to chair

A Falkirk man who threatened his mother and grandmother with violence and caused a fire in a property after torching a chair will have to wait to discover his fate. Sean Cowell, 27, made the threats via phone and video calls on April 8 at an address in Lomond Drive in Langlees and elsewhere.

falkirkherald.co.uk ,  12 days ago 1
Falkirk man made violent threats to mother and grandmother and set fire to chair

Falkirk man drove uninsured and refused to take police breath test

A Falkirk man who drove while uninsured and then refused to take a breath test for alcohol should soon discover his punishment. Joshua Shan, 30, admitted driving without insurance on Beancross Road, Grangemouth on September 26. On the same day, he then failed, without reasonable excuse, to provide two specimens of breath for analysis at Falkirk Police Station, when officers requested samples to ascertain the proportion of alcohol in Shan’s breath.

falkirkherald.co.uk ,  14 days ago 1
Falkirk man drove uninsured and refused to take police breath test

Arrest warrant granted for thug who assaulted teen in Denny over mobile phone argument

An arrest warrant has been granted for a teenage thug who kicked his victim during an argument about a mobile phone. Connor Forrest, 19, who committed the assault in Denny’s Town House Street on October 20, 2019 along with another teen, was due to appear at Falkirk Sheriff Court on Thursday.

falkirkherald.co.uk ,  14 days ago 4
Arrest warrant granted for thug who assaulted teen in Denny over mobile phone argument

Man jailed after battering his way into brother's house and assaulting him as he lay in bed

Ross Fowler, 43, turned up at his brother's, in Camelon, Falkirk, at 5.10am. A man has been jailed for 11 months after battering his way into his brother's house and assaulting him as he lay in bed. Ross Fowler, 43, turned up at his brother's, in Camelon, Falkirk, at 5.10am.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  14 days ago 45
Man jailed after battering his way into brother's house and assaulting him as he lay in bed

Man who leaped out of moving van before driving car at officers during police chase jailed

Alistair Stevenson, 25, said to have been "out of control" by his own lawyer, was already disqualified and subject to bail orders. A maniac who leaped out of a moving van and allowed it to career into a house during a police chase, drove a car at a woman cop, and rammed another car on a motorway, has been jailed for nearly three years.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  14 days ago 4
Man who leaped out of moving van before driving car at officers during police chase jailed

Man jailed after threatening to rape female police officer and kill male colleague

Falkirk Sheriff Court heard that the incident began after police were called to McCluskey's parents' home in Lime Street, Grangemouth. A man has been jailed after claiming to have AIDS and threatening to rape a woman cop and kill a male officer. Paul McCluskey, 36, also claimed to have Covid and spat at the female police constable, Lauren Moran, as she was trying to unload him from a police van at St Leonard's Police Station, Edinburgh.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  15 days ago 0
Man jailed after threatening to rape female police officer and kill male colleague

Female thug who stamped repeatedly on schoolgirl's head facing jail

Tania Smart, 20, who was subject to 10 bail orders at the time, attacked the girl, endangering her life, in a car park. A female thug who stamped repeatedly on a schoolgirl's head - in an assault that left fluid coming out of the 13-year-old child's ear due to a brain injury - is facing jail.

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Female thug who stamped repeatedly on schoolgirl's head facing jail

Grangemouth offender called police officers 'a couple of beasts'

A woman yelled abuse at police officers who were trying to help her by taking her to hospital for assessment of her condition. Connie Stevenson (22) was in a “distressed state” when police found her in the street, but she later became aggressive with officers and called them a “couple of beasts".

falkirkherald.co.uk ,  16 days ago 0
Grangemouth offender called police officers 'a couple of beasts'

Bo'ness shoplifter claimed death of her brother's partner drove her back into crime

When her brother’s partner Courtney McNiven died tragically near the M9 last month Shannon Prow claimed it sent her back into a life of crime. Intoxicated, she made life difficult for shop staff when she tried to leave with goods in her bag and then supposedly suffered a seizure when police came to arrest her.

linlithgowgazette.co.uk ,  16 days ago 2
Bo'ness shoplifter claimed death of her brother's partner drove her back into crime

Tamfourhill man made sexual remarks and gestures towards woman

A man made sexual remarks towards a woman and then proceeded to follow that by gesticulating in a sexual manner at her. There were no details stated at Falkirk Sheriff Court about what Robertson said or what gestures he made towards the woman – but the court felt they were not serious enough for the offence to be classed as sexual in nature.

falkirkherald.co.uk ,  17 days ago 0
Tamfourhill man made sexual remarks and gestures towards woman