Bay industrial estate blaze believed to be ‘deliberate’ say local police

Bay industrial estate blaze believed to be ‘deliberate’ say local police

The police are appealing for witnesses and urging people to avoid a building set alight in Dalgety Bay. The incident took place at a disused premises in Hillend Industrial Estate and was reported around 6.40pm on Wednesday 6 September. Residents in neighbouring residential streets reported that local police were distributing protective face masks during the incident. […]

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 in court charged with attempted murder

Man in court charged with attempted murder

A 50 year-old man has appeared in court charged with the alleged attempted murder of a man in Lochore. John McNeill, 50, from Lochgelly appeared at Dunfermline Sheriff Court on Monday, 14th November. A 30 year-old man sustained serious injuries in an incident which took place in Lochore at around 4.30pm on Sunday, 6th November. The victim […]

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 […]

Man charged after £90,000 of cocaine seized

Man charged after £90,000 of cocaine seized

Police in Cowdenbeath have arrested and charged a 38 year-old man after £90,000 of cocaine was seized in a raid. Police said the drugs were recovered at an address in Union Street in the town during a search. The man was due to appear in court in due course. Detective Constable Michael Hunter said: “We […]

‘Flasher’ incident reported in Dalgety Bay

Local police are appealing for witnesses following an alleged indecent exposure in Dalgety Bay.

‘Flasher’ incident reported in Dalgety Bay

Police in Fife are appealing for witnesses following an indecent exposure in Dalgety Bay. The incident happened around 8pm on Wednesday 19th October at St Davids Harbour. A male was seen exposing himself before heading towards a grassy area on Harbour Place. Officers are now urging anyone can assist with their inquiries to get in […]