Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man charged in connection with 43 Edinburgh crimes

A man has been charged in connection with 43 crimes committed across Edinburgh.

James McKinnon, 20, from Edinburgh, was arrested on Wednesday at a flat in Moredun on seven outstanding warrants.

He faced 13 charges when he appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Thursday.

They included two of housebreaking with intent to steal and 11 charges connected with the theft of vehicles. Mr McKinnon made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody.

A 36-year-old woman was charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act after a cannabis cultivation of 13 plants, estimated to be worth more than £1,500, was found at the address.

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