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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.

Drug trafficker who tried to smuggle £1.2m of cocaine into North Yorkshire is jailed

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Jason Waterman (pictured) was wanted in connection with the importation attempt which led to the recovery of around seven kilos of the drug, worth around £1.2m, at Bagby airfield near Thirsk in North Yorkshire in October 2015. The 33-year-old from Watford in Hertfordshire, whose nicknames include Jugs and Jumbo, had been on board an aircraft […]

Harrogate District: Christmas shoppers urged to remain vigilant to guard against purse thefts

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This year is no exception. “Already there have been a number of travelling criminals who have been taking advantage of people who are buying Christmas gifts for friends and family,” said Sergeant Andy Graham, who covers Knaresborough and Boroughbridge. “Please take extra precautions with your property, and do not leave items such as purses, phones […]

CCTV appeal following theft of cosmetics from Boots in Richmond

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 It happened on 13 December 2017 when items worth around £160 were stolen from the store in Richmond market place. Anyone who can help identify the man and woman in the CCTV images is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC Antony Kent, or email antony.kent@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk If […]