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Archive – June, 2019

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Four charged to court as Harrogate police continue crackdown on drug dealing

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Two of them appeared at York Magistrates’ Court on 10 June, they are: A 34-year-old woman of no fixed address was charged with being concerned in the supply of crack cocaine and heroin. A 17-year-old boy from Bradford was charged with money laundering and being concerned in the supply of crack cocaine and heroin. The […]

Driver who installed laser jammer to avoid points on his licence receives suspended jail sentence

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Jonathan Fitton, 57, from Woodley, Stockport, admitted perverting the court of justice at York Crown Court on Friday 7 June 2019. Fitton’s red Range Rover was driving on the A1(M) at Ingmanthorpe near Wetherby on 1 October 2018, when it was suspected of travelling in excess of the 70mph speed limit. A member of police […]

Persistent burglar who targeted Scarborough businesses is jailed

Persistent burglar who targeted Scarborough businesses is jailed

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Jordan James Eastwood of Bridle Place, Ossett, near Wakefield appeared at Leeds Crown Court on Tuesday 4 June 2019 and was sentenced to 32 weeks’ detention at a young offenders institute for the Scarborough burglaries. He was also handed another 16-week sentence for a previous burglary in the West Yorkshire area and a further six […]