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 […]
Archive – June, 2019
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.
Robert Went, 43, from Bolton, was riding a black BMW S1000 RR motorcycle at 4pm on 3 June 2018 on the B6479 at Horton, near Settle, in North Yorkshire. The speed of the motorcycle was measured by a North Yorkshire Police safety camera vehicle to be 86mph – over the 60mph speed limit for that […]
In December 2018, Alfred Phillip Dear, 46, from Hull, who also has connections to York, was jailed in his absence for 21 years for drug dealing and a cash machine raid. He failed to appear for both the verdict and the sentencing hearing following a trial involving 11 members of an organised crime gang of […]
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 […]
Iain Alleway, 25, is wanted on suspicion of serious sexual assault. He may be in York, and he also has links to Durham, Darlington and Lincoln. Extensive police enquiries are ongoing to locate him. If you see Alleway, or know where he is, please contact North Yorkshire Police. Dial 101, quoting reference 12190104550. Alternatively, call […]
At around 8.15pm on Friday 7 June 2019, a 17 year-old girl was walking towards the Clock House Pub on Tudor Road in York when the driver of a black van asked if she was “going to get into the car?” After she refused, and crossed the road to the alley that leads onto Middleton […]