On Wednesday 12 February 2020, officers from Harrogate’s dedicated county lines Team, Operation Expedite, made two arrests in the Valley Gardens area of the town. Officers were conducting proactive patrols in the area when they had reason to stop and search two men on Harlow Moor Drive. One, who turned out to be a 15-year-old […]
Archive – 2020
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.
We’ve all seen the Hollywood story before – boy sees girl; is instantly infatuated with her and can’t get her out of his head. Boy approaches girl but is turned down and told to go away, but boy won’t take no for an answer and pursues girl – ‘accidentally’ turning up at her work, ‘bumping […]
Peter Turner, from Redcar – previously known as Father Gregory Carroll – was sentenced to 20 years and 10 months’ imprisonment, with an extended year on licence. He will have to serve at least half of the sentence before being considered for parole. He was sentenced at York Crown Court today (Wednesday 12 February) after […]
North Yorkshire Police is issuing advice to help those looking for love online to safeguard themselves from becoming a victim of ‘romance fraud’. North Yorkshire Police Financial Abuse Safeguarding Officer, Andy Fox, explains: “Romance fraud is where someone creates a fake online profile and after gaining the trust of an individual, uses their relationship to […]
Police officers and PCSOs from the North Yorkshire, Cumbria, Lancashire, Durham, Cleveland and Northumbria forces worked alongside volunteer watch teams for Operation Checkpoint. In North Yorkshire, four vehicles were seized by police, four suspects were arrested, and a number of people found in suspicious circumstances were dispersed from the county. Officers in North Yorkshire were […]
70 police officers from North Yorkshire Police and West Yorkshire Police, supported by officers from the Regional Organised Crime Unit and the National Crime Agency, targeted six addresses in Bradford in connection with three ‘county lines’ dealing drugs between Harrogate in North Yorkshire and Bradford in West Yorkshire. The teams included detectives, specialist search-trained […]