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Archive – December, 2017

Read the latest local appeals, news stories and missing person alerts. The full list of stories, in date order, is below. But you can use "categories" and "neighbourhoods" to filter your selection.

Police investigate suspected arson at Kirkbymoorside

Posted on in Local appeals

The incident happened at Howe End at around 9.45pm on Wednesday 20 December 2017. Entry had been forced into the property and a small fire started within the living room, causing damage to furniture and fixtures and fittings. There were no reports of injuries and nobody has been arrested at this stage. Officers investigating the circumstances of […]

Convicted drug dealer who spent a decade on the run is traced by North Yorkshire Police and arrested in Spain

Posted on in News stories

Michael John Walsh, 75, was convicted in October 2005 of cultivating and supplying cannabis in the Scarborough area. He was jailed for five years, nine months at Hull Crown Court in April 2006.   In December 2007, Walsh, from Leeds, was released from prison on licence. He was recalled to prison shortly afterwards for breaching […]

CCTV appeal following meat theft from Colburn Cooperative store

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On the evening of 26 November 2017, two packs of steak and a bottle of vodka were stolen from store. Anyone who can help identify the man from the CCTV images is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Michaela Godridge or email Michaela.Godridge@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk If you wish to […]