Man robbed and zapped with ‘cattle prod’ by thief duo in Cowdenbeath

Man robbed and zapped with ‘cattle prod’ by thief duo in Cowdenbeath

Police in Fife are investigating following a robbery in Cullaloe View, Cowdenbeath. The incident happened around 7.30pm on Monday, April 24, near a garage site in Cullaloe View. A 48-year-old man was approached by two unknown men, who presented him with a conductive energy device, described as looking like a cattle prod.  The 48-year-old handed […]

First prosecution under domestic abuse scheme at Fife court

First prosecution under domestic abuse scheme at Fife court

Information provided through the new Disclosure Scheme for Domestic Abuse in Scotland has for the first time resulted in a successful prosecution. Robert Burke, aged 54 and from Fife, pleaded guilty in November to offences including firing a shotgun at a former partner. He appeared at Dunfermline Sheriff Court on Wednesday 7th December, where he […]

Fife woman knifed to death at Finland’s Santa Safari

Fife woman knifed to death at Finland’s Santa Safari

A woman who was knifed to death while working at a holiday resort in Finland has been named as Fife woman Rebecca Johnson who hailed from Burntisland. Rebecca, 26, was tragically found dead by police at the weekend. A keen dog-sledder, she had been working with the Santa Safari company providing Christmas-themed trips to Lapland. According […]

Woman goes on trial charged with murdering Fife pensioner

Woman goes on trial charged with murdering Fife pensioner

A 41 year-old woman has gone on trial accused of murdering an 82 year-old Fife pensioner with a rolling pin. Sandra Weir, 41, is also charged with stealing thousands of pounds from Mary Logie at her house in Leven. Mary’s son Ronald Logie, 60, told jurors at the High Court in Edinburgh that Weir helped […]

Man arrested over attempted murder in Lochore

Man arrested over attempted murder in Lochore

A man has been arrested and charged following an attempted murder in Lochore earlier this month. A 30-year-old man sustained a number of serious injuries following the attack, which took place in Loch Leven Road at around 4.30 p.m. on Sunday 6th November. The victim was taken to Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy where he was […]