Harry Potter, football hooligans and Irvine Welsh novels are among the top books requested by prisoners in Tayside.
HMP Castle Huntly
Police have warned the public not to contact a man who has gone missing from HMP Castle Huntly.
A man reported missing from Castle Huntly has been traced. Grant McNamara was reported missing to police at 2pm on Monday. A police statement said: “We confirm that Grant McNamara who was reported missing from Castle Huntly has been traced. “He has been arrested and is expected to appear at Perth Sheriff Court tomorrow.”
Tayside prisoners have been tormented by rats, wasps and ants in the last two years.
A fatal accident inquiry has determined the cause of death of a Castle Huntly prisoner, who died less than two months before his earliest release date.
Locals are being asked to open their doors to three amazing canines as they start their lives assisting people living with a debilitating condition.
They can carry out an array of tasks for people living with dementia, from retrieving medication to even helping them get dressed.
Seizures of heroin in jails in Tayside have soared in the past year, the Tele can reveal.
More prisoners have absconded from a Tayside open prison in the last nine months than in the previous five years.