A sextortion blackmailer tried to set up a paedophile network behind bars by promising to help a notorious sex offender carry out his sick child rape and murder fantasy.
Sentence has been further deferred on a man who admitted downloading hundreds of indecent images of children.
A prisoner corrected a sheriff who gave him too long a jail sentence.
A criminal released early from jail on a tag got involved in drug supply ring after being told it would take two-and-a-half months before he would be given benefits by Universal Credit bosses.
Perth Prison has been hit by a population crisis, placing a serious strain on lifeline services and extra pressure on staff.
The cost of inmates trashing and setting fire to cells at Perth Prison amounted to more than £60,000 in four years.
More needs to be done to tackle drug use at HMP Perth, Scotland’s chief prison inspector has said.
Man accused of attacking and robbing Dundee pensioner Yvonne in her home dies in prison ahead of trial
A man accused of robbing a pensioner and attacking another has been found dead in prison.
The governor of Perth Prison has given his backing to the controversial move to offer vaping kits to inmates.
A 28-year-old woman has appeared in court accused of murdering Annalise Johnstone by slitting her throat.
Local police and prison staff have worked together in a bid to stop contraband into jail.
A heroin addict with a “sky-high” drug habit broke into a student flat occupied by two women and stole TVs, computers and other items while the women were back home for Christmas.
The grieving family of a Dundee man found dead in prison have paid tribute to his “kind soul”.
The death of a Dundee prisoner who was found unconscious in his cell was unavoidable, a fatal accident inquiry has concluded.
A housebreaker has had sentence deferred until he completes his current prison sentence.
A serial rapist who carried out attacks on four women over seven years is appealing his jail term.
Jamie Lee Ottaway, 35, admitted possessing the drug clonazolam at Dundee police headquarters.
Brazen Tayside prisoners have posted photographs of themselves on a “banter” Facebook page.
Teams scarpered from the slammer in an annual charity break out at Perth Prison.
More than 600 assaults have taken place in a Tayside prison in the last five years.