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Archive – December, 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 woman fined more than £1,000 and banned for drink driving

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A 31 year old woman from Pannal near Harrogate, pleaded guilty to drink driving at Harrogate Magistrates’ Court today. The woman was stopped by officers on the A658 near Knaresborough just after 1am on December 8. When they carried out breath tests, she blew 41ug/100ml. The legal limit is 35ug. Magistrates ordered her to pay […]

Appeal for witnesses to a serious collision on A19 near Deighton

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Police were contacted at 3.05pm Wednesday 19 December 2018 to reports of a collision between a black Lexus IS300 and a red Scania heavy goods lorry on the A19 at Deighton, near to the Happy Haddock fish and chip shop. The driver of the Lexus, a 61-year-old man from the Selby area, was seriously injured […]

French construction project fraudster arrested in North Yorkshire to face extradition

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Holiday park owner Joseph Burnside, from Hurworth Moor near Darlington, was the subject of a European Arrest Warrant after he was convicted by a French court. He worked on more than 200 construction projects in France using a range of company names which showed a combined an income of roughly 900,000 euros in one year. […]

Holiday home security plea after York burglary arrests

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Officers from the city’s Neighbourhood Policing Team are on hand to offer expert advice and guidance to anyone concerned about home security. The warning follows an incident in which a number of suspects were arrested on suspicion of burglary, after city centre flats were entered and damaged. Sergeant Nick Plumb, of York City Neighbourhood Policing […]

Appeal following criminal damage

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It happened between midnight and 4.30am on 8 December 2018, and involved damage to the pool cover over the external pool We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about anyone in the area at that time. Anyone with information that […]

Valley Gardens cafe targeted by burglars.

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It happened at Magnesia Well Tea Room, Valley Gardens, between 10pm and 10.40pm on 18 October 2018 and involved two males believed to be aged in their teens. In particular, we are appealing for information about the identity of the two males involved in the commission of this offence. The tea room has been targeted […]