HMA v Stuart Young

Tuesday, 8 December, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh, Judge Paul Arthurson, QC, imposed an Order for Lifelong Restriction on Stuart Young with a punishment part of eight years imprisonment after the accused was found guilty of raping two young children and sexually assaulting a third.

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HMA v Patrick Young

Friday, 4 December, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Paisley, Lord Matthews sentenced Patrick Young to eight years and nine months imprisonment after the accused pleaded guilty to a series “bogus workman” frauds against elderly and vulnerable people.

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HMA v James Cowan and Allana Wood

Wednesday, 2 December, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court at Livingston today, Lady Rae sentenced James Cowan to an extended sentence of 11 years and five months (with a custodial part of eight years and five months), and co-accused Allana Wood to five years and four months after they each pled guilty to abducting and robbing an elderly man.

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HMA v Donald Jeffrey

Tuesday, 1 December, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Paisley today, Lord Matthews imposed an order for life long restriction on Donald Jeffrey with a punishment part of 10 years, after the accused was found guilty of numerous charges including attempted murder, rape and domestic assaults.

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HMA v Ross Taggart

Wednesday, 25 November, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, Lord Uist sentenced Ross Taggart to life imprisonment with a punishment part of 18 years, after the accused was found guilty of the murder of his mother, Carol Anne Taggart.

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