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Men fined after being caught poaching in North Yorkshire

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Andrew Dowse, 53, of Carlin How, and Steven Raymond Jones, 52, of Redcar, admitted hunting a hare with a dog – an offence under the Hunting Act 2004 – at Spaunton, Kirkbymoorside on 11 March 2018. They now face a total court bill of more than £800 as a result of their illegal actions. North […]

CCTV appeal following fraud in Norton garage

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It happened on Wednesday 24 October 2018 at around 7.20pm when a male entered the garage shop, selected a container of engine oil and then requested a refund for the goods. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the people in the images as they believe they will […]

Appeal after window and car damanged in Norton near Malton

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It happened on Fletton Road, Norton at 2315 hours on 09/11/18 and involved a person causing substantial damage to the front window of a property and a vehicle parked outside. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about anyone who […]

Appeal for information following criminal damage in Malton

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It happened at the Hidden Monkey, St Michael Street overnight 13 October 2018 and involved a window to the tea room being damaged. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident. Anyone with information that could assist […]

Buzzard died of poisoning, toxicology tests show

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On 29 January 2018, a dead buzzard was found in suspicious circumstances on top of a dry-stone wall, next to a layby on the Kildale to Commondale road near Percy Rigg in the North York Moors. The find was made by a member of the public, who reported it to the RSPB and North Yorkshire […]