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Archive – October, 2017

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Men jailed following ATM theft in York

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Robert Harker, 35-years-old, of Hundens Lane, Darlington and Asa Dominic Smith, 23-years-old, of Land Ends Road, Doncaster were sentenced at York Crown Court today (Thursday 12 October 2017). Harker was sentenced to 5 years and 4 months imprisonment and Smith was sentenced to 4 years and 2 months. Both had pleaded guilty to conspiracy to […]

Appeal for witnesses to serious collision in Stockton-on-the-Forest

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Both vehicles were travelling away from York city centre and as a result of the collision, the Mini left the road and ended up partially submerged in a large garden pond. The 22-year-old male driver from Wetherby and an 18-year-old male passenger from Tadcaster were taken to York District Hospital, one with minor and one […]

Joining forces to disrupt and reduce organised crime in North Yorkshire

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Project Alliance complements the Governments Serious Organised Crime strategy and makes it easier for organisations to work together to make our communities safer. It aims to disrupt and prevent a range of organised crime groups, involved in a range of criminality including drugs, human trafficking and modern slavery, child sexual exploitation and firearms offences. Project […]

18-year-old man arrested on suspicion of going equipped for theft in Skipton

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Officers were patrolling near the canal bank on Broughton Road, Skipton when their suspicions were raised by two men. Officers stopped the men, however one resisted, which resulted in a officer being assaulted and the man running off. The other, an 18-year-old man from Bradford, was arrested and after conducting a search, he was found […]