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Archive – August, 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.

Police warning to high-performance car owners as investigations continue into cash machine thefts

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In recent months, there have been a series of ATM thefts across the county and a region-wide investigation is ongoing to identify and arrest the offenders. The build-up to these incidents usually involves the theft of a JCB or telehandler heavy plant machinery to forcibly remove the cash machine from the local area, a Transit-type […]

Gamekeeper convicted of shooting two protected owls

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Timothy Cowin, 44, pleaded guilty to two charges concerning the intentional killing of two protected short-eared owls on the Whernside Estate in Cumbria, an area managed for driven grouse shooting. He also pleaded guilty to one charge relating to the possession of items capable of being used to commit offences against wild birds. Cowin appeared […]

Appeal following recent criminal damage in Scarborough

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It happened on Newlands Park Drive at approx 5am on Tuesday 28 August 2018 when a number of windows of local shops and cars were damaged in the area. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North […]

Out-of-town heroin pusher jailed for almost a decade after detectives bring down Scarborough drugs plot

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Reece Reynolds, 21, from Larkhill Walk, Gledhow in Leeds, was part of a so-called “county lines” gang – criminals who move into an area and exploit vulnerable people in a bid to sell drugs. Accomplices Jordan Page, 20, from Broom View, Belle Isle, Leeds, and Jaqueline Hawkins, 50, of West Avenue, Filey, were sent to […]