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Man charged over pensioner’s death

A man has been charged in connection with the death of a Rothienorman pensioner.

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The charges follow a police initiative on retail crime

Six charged with alleged shoplifting

Six people have been charged in connection with alleged shoplifting in the North-east.

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Brian McKandie's body was found at his home near Rothienorman nearly a year ago

Searches as McKandie murder anniversary approaches

Detectives investigating the murder of an Aberdeenshire man have been carrying out searches as the first anniversary of the killing approaches.

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The penalty for this sort of driving offence just got much steeper.

Mobile phone driving penalty has been doubled

From March 1 anyone caught using a mobile phone (or internet device) at the wheel faces a £200 fine and six penalty points on their licence.

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Kemnay break-in appeal

Kemnay break-in appeal

Police are seeking witnesses to a break-in at Kemnay.

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The Lucy Faithfull Foundation has said that 1530 people from Scotland contacted its Stop it Now! website last year.

Scottish paedophiles visiting website to help them change

Potential Scottish paedophiles tempted to look at indecent images of children online have been visiting a special website to help them change their behaviour.

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Police Scotland is working in partnership with the Licencing trade to  promote responsible drinking

Licensed premises inspected across Shire

Police officers have carried out a Licensing operation, visiting over 60 premises to ensure licensees and staff are suitably trained and adhering to conditions to promote responsible drinking.

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Two men are due to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court today

Two men charged

Two men, aged 32 and 40, are due to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court today, Monday, 30 January, 2017, in relation to 11 charges including theft by housebreaking, theft of a motor vehicle and other acquisitive crime.

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Senior Scottish judge, Lord Bracadale.

Judge to review hate crime legislation

The suite of laws covering hate crime offences in Scotland is to be reviewed to ensure it is fit for purpose in the 21st century.

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Police Scotland

Police tackle anti-social driving in Garioch

Officers from the Garioch area have carried out an operation to tackle antisocial driving after a number of complaints were received from the community.

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Garioch PI Darren Bruce

New police inspector for Garioch

New Police Inspector for Garioch, Darren Bruce, has highlighted that he wants to build on the already strong community relations in the area in his new role.

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Police Scotland

Police issue warning to dog owners following livestock incident

Police have sent out a warning for dog owners and dog walkers to prevent further attacks on sheep.

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Acquisitive crimes have fallen in Aberdeenshire against the five-year average

Acquisitive crime figures fall across Shire

Acquisitive crimes have fallen in Aberdeenshire against the five-year average as officers continue to tackle this priority for North East Division.

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Netflix users have been contacted recently by email scammers.

Warning over Netflix scam

Netflix users are being urged to watch out for online scammers who are targeting users’ login and bank account details.

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Police haveurged the public to remain vigilant

Police warn public to remain vigilant following attempted telephone scam

Police have urged the public to remain vigilant to attempted telephone scams after an elderly gentleman was recently targeted.

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Code of practice for police ‘stop and search’ powers.

Code of practice for police ‘stop and search’ powers.

The principles determining when police can use “stop and search” powers have been set out in a code of practice.

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Police Scotland

Appeal following theft from business

Police Scotland is appealing for information following a Theft by Housebreaking from a commercial premises in the Inverurie area.

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Police in the North East have made a plea to motorists not to drive while under the influence of alcohol

Plea to motorists not to drink and drive

Police in the North East have made a plea to motorists not to drive while under the influence of alcohol after figures released by the Scottish Government revealed the region was one of the worst areas for offending in Scotland.

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Police Scotland

Police urge public to be cautious when selling valuables online

Police Scotland is urging the public to be cautious when selling valuables online to avoid attracting thieves.

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