Lerwick Sheriff Court

Lerwick man admits child pornography charges

A TWENTY nine year old man who took video footage of himself viewing child pornography on his computer has had sentence deferred for a criminal justice report. Nathan Bryant, of Lerwick’s Burnside, admitted taking or permitting to be taken indecent photographs of children at his home address between June 2014 and September 2020. Procurator fiscal […] Shetland News …


Lerwick man admits making threats and brandishing weapons

A THIRTY three year old man has admitted drunkenly threatening to murder his own brother while wielding a knife and an axe. Calum Leslie, of King Harald Street, Lerwick, pleaded guilty to behaving in a threatening or abusive manner by shouting, swearing, repeatedly headbutting the window of a house in Cunningsburgh, uttering threats and brandishing […] Shetland News …


Young woman order to pay compensation for assault on police officer

A WOMAN who shouted, swore and struggled with her former partner before stubbing out a cigarette on a police sergeant’s hand has been ordered to pay £400 in restitution. Leanne Richardson, of Hamarsgarth, Mossbank, had previously admitted behaving in a threatening or abusive manner at her home address on 19 June last year, as well […] Shetland News …


Lerwick man who made death threat to social worker awaits sentencing

A TWENTY five year old man from Lerwick who threatened to murder a social worker has had sentence adjourned until next month. Kyle Swannie, of the town’s Hoofields, admitted making the threat in a phone call to the social worker’s colleague on 18 October last year. At Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday he pleaded guilty […] Shetland News …