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Archive – April, 2018

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.

Harrogate district police pursuit: Drunk and dangerous driver jailed for 18 months

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Christopher Lawrence Newton, 22, of South Street, Scarborough, appeared at York Crown Court today (Friday 13 April 2018) where he was sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment after earlier pleading guilty to dangerous driving, drink driving, driving without a licence, driving without insurance and aggravated vehicle taking. He has also been handed an 18 month driving […]

Police Squad Goals – be fit like a cop! 🏃

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Our officers must be able to move quickly while carrying a lot of heavy equipment, and so they have to be in pretty good shape. That’s why one of the most rigorous elements of our screening process for new recruits is the physical fitness training. Officers must also achieve the required standard on an annual […]

Appeal for witnesses following theft attempt of lead in Selby

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It happened at an address on Park Street at 7.30pm on Thursday 29 March 2018. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about two men who climbed onto scaffolding and attempted to remove lead from the roof. Anyone with information […]

York offender in court for breaching criminal behaviour order

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26-year-old Sean James Beard of The Reeves, Acomb was arrested Tuesday 10 April 2018, just hours after a previous court appearance. The three year criminal behaviour order, which was given to him on 1 February 2018 after he pleaded guilty to the theft of a Segway scooter from a vehicle on Kingsway, York, orders Beard to […]