In the early hours of Thursday 6 August 2020, at about 1.45am, North Yorkshire Police officers stopped an Iveco Daily van on the A1(M) near Catterick. Despite being driven on a motorway, the vehicle had a completed deflated front tyre. Further checks found it had no insurance, and was running on red diesel. Red diesel, […]
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At about 9am on Saturday 1 August 2020, members of a North Yorkshire Police Rural Watch group contacted their local police officer, after seeing a suspicious vehicle on land near Newton Morrell. Officers responded and, about an hour later, located the vehicle, and two men with dogs, near Barton. They were spoken to, and sent […]
Officers are concerned that as coronavirus restrictions are lifted, more people are travelling to the countryside, and walking their dogs around sheep without enough care. The warning follows incidents in the Harrogate and Richmondshire areas in the last week. On Saturday 11 July 2020, a member of the public called police to report a dog […]
The incident happened some time between 10pm on 25 June and 9am on 26 June 2020 when damage was caused to the shop door of the Penny Garth Cafe and also a wooden bench outside the premises. In particular, we are appealing for information about the identity of a suspect who caused the damage. If […]
Just after 7pm on Thursday 11 June 2020, a resident in Ellerton, near Catterick, received a text alert from his quad bike tracker, stating the vehicle was moving. He spotted two men taking a quad bike out of a barn. As he approached them, the suspects ran off empty-handed. Damage had been caused to the […]
Sometime in the early hours of 4 May 2020, a large amount of rubbish was dumped into a sink hole, in a remote location between Hurst Moor Road and Cordilleras Lane. The rubbish was then set on fire. Officers have warned that those reckless actions could have resulted in an extremely serious fire on the […]