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Witness and dashcam appeal after fatal motorcycle collision near Selby

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The single-vehicle collision happened at around 8pm on Sunday 22 March 2020 on the A1041 High Street as it leaves the village of Carlton. It involved a Yamaha motorcycle which was travelling from Carlton towards Snaith. The 27-year-old male motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The road was closed for a number of hours […]

Selby man James Thomas wanted on warrant

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James Sebastion Thomas, 28, failed to appear at York Crown Court last year, after being found guilty of assault. A warrant was issued for his arrest and extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate him. Although he is from Selby, he could be anywhere in the country. Anyone who sees him, or has information about […]

Selby cross-border drugs gang brought to justice

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Operating out of the Selby area, the six defendants were sentenced at York Crown Court today (Friday 13 March 2020). Matthew Robert Evans (pictured below), aged 38, of Doncaster Road, Brayton, Selby, was jailed for eight years and eight months for conspiracy to supply both cocaine and cannabis between August 2016 and May 2017, and […]

Appeal after 86 year-old’s jewellery of ‘great sentimental value’ stolen in Riccall burglary

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Between 4.45pm and 5.15pm  on Wednesday 4 March, burglars forced open a rear window of a property on York Road and carried out a search of every room in the house. A large quantity of jewellery, some of which had been marked with the word ‘Bramwell’, was stolen. Police investigating the burglary have released images of […]

‘One in a billion’ DNA find lands burglar in jail

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Bradley Dyer, 24 (pictured), has been jailed for five years for burglary at two addresses in Sherburn in Elmet last year. At around 2.30am on 7 January 2019 Dyer broke into a home on Pasture Way in the village via a UPVC door at the back of the property. After grabbing two sets of car […]