Officers are doing it to raise awareness of the consequences of the crimes, deter people from drink or drug driving and show the concerted efforts the police are making to keep North Yorkshire’s roads safe for all. The force will be sharing details of a range of court cases on social media and with the […]
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.
Already successfully deployed by 14 other police forces in the UK, officers will use the DNA spray to safely tag offenders who often have their faces covered while making off from the police. It marks the bikes, clothing and skin of riders and passengers with a uniquely-coded but invisible DNA that will provide forensic evidence […]
Just before midnight overnight, police were called to report of an incident on the A64 near Malton, in which a car had driven into an area of roadworks, collided with a works vehicle, and driven off. Officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Roads Policing Group located the vehicle a short time later, and a stinger was […]
Two suspects were arrested in connection with the incident last week, and police now need to locate the member of the public, as they may be able to assist the investigation. At about 5pm on Monday 12 November, a man was driving his BMW car and turned right from the A1237 onto Boroughbridge Road, before […]
Offenders are being dealt with swiftly by the police and justice system in a bid to get drink and drug drivers off the roads. Magistrates courts around the county are on standby and slots have been set aside so offenders can be dealt with promptly. Anyone convicted of drink driving receives an automatic driving ban. […]
Police were called at 3.30pm today to a report of a collision involving a lorry and a bus. Two people have been taken to hospital for treatment. A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “Please avoid the area while emergency services work at the scene of the collision. The roads around Monk Fryston are extremely […]