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North Yorkshire Police launch Operation Culture to improve quality of life in Scarborough

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A multi-agency operation has launched in Scarborough this week to help improve the quality of life for residents and visitors. The scheme, known as Operation Culture, was introduced following feedback from the local community and aims to tackle those who bring the most long-term and on-going harm to the area. Scarborough Neighbourhood Police Team will […]

Bedale man jailed for 15 months for possessing indecent images of children

Bedale man jailed for 15 months for possessing indecent images of children

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Craig Scott Murfitt, 30, from Bedale was sentenced at Teesside Crown Court on 14 August 2017 after pleading guilty to two charges of possessing indecent images and one of breaching a Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO). He was also issued with an indefinite Sexual Harm Prevention Order and ordered to sign the sex offenders register for 10 years. […]

Selby flat burglary arrests

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Various electrical items were taken from the property between 11 August and 13 August 2017. Following police enquiries the two suspects – aged 49 and 43 – were arrested by officers on Sunday (14 August) night. They are being held in custody for questioning while the investigation continues. Witnesses or anyone with information that could […]

Lorry driver charged with drink driving

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The driver was stopped on the southbound carriageway at around 10am on the morning of 4 August 2017, after police received information from members of the public that they suspected the driver of a truck had been drinking and was heading south on the A1 from Scotch Corner. Offices intercepted the truck near Dishforth and the […]