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Archive – December, 2020

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Donations from police boost Christmas cheer in Eastfield

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Officers, PCSOs and staff at Eastfield Police Station clubbed together as part of Operation Cracker to collect non-perishable foods, household items, cosmetic items, children’s selection boxes, sweets, boxes of biscuits and mince pies for the most vulnerable members of the community. Organiser PC J-S Coleman, of Eastfield Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “Sadly, many people see […]

Closure order secured for Northallerton property following ongoing anti-social behaviour

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On Friday 11 December 2020, North Yorkshire Police secured a three month closure order on a property in Northallerton following ongoing reports of anti-social behaviour, under the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014. The property, a flat in the Bankhead road area of Northallerton, was investigated by Northallerton Safer Neighbourhood team in partnership with […]

Leeds drug dealers sentenced thanks to Harrogate proactive policing team

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Ethan Jaake Bodally, 22, of Stanks Drive was jailed for two years and ordered to forfeit a mobile phone and drugs paraphernalia. His co-accused, Ben Anthony Bland, 21, of Poole Crescent, was given a two-year jail term suspended for two years and ordered to carry out unpaid work.               […]

Warning for York allotment users following spate of damage and break-ins

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Officers have received eight reports of incidents including shed break-ins, damage to sheds, theft of tools and one shed containing tools, a lawnmower and trimmer, was set on fire. The incidents are believed to have happened overnight between 9 and 10 December. Inspector Lee Pointon of York Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “While we investigate these […]

Renewed warning of scam callers as North Yorkshire residents targeted

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North Yorkshire Police is issuing an urgent warning for the public to be vigilant for telephone scams after a North Yorkshire resident lost thousands of pounds to a caller claiming to be from HMRC and requesting payment for unpaid taxes. North Yorkshire Police Financial Abuse Safeguarding Officer, Andy Fox, said: “These type of scam calls […]