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Catterick man pleads guilty to child sex offences

Catterick man pleads guilty to child sex offences

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33 year-old Ryan John McCaffrey, a former North Yorkshire Police Special Constable, former police staff member and self-employed photographer, pleaded guilty to all the charges against him. McCaffrey received a 12 months suspended sentence, a five year sexual harm prevention order and a 40 days rehabilitation order. A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said; “Child sexual […]

Police call on public to sign up for free counter terrorism training

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Devised by Counter Terrorism officers and security experts, the Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) Awareness eLearning package was previously only available to staff working in crowded places like shopping centres and entertainment venues. Now Counter Terrorism Policing has decided to open up the training to anyone who wants to become a CT Citizen so they can […]

Campaign launches by urging drivers to ‘Do one good deed this Christmas – be a designated driver’

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It’s part of the county’s Christmas campaign to reduce drink and drug driving, which is being launched today. Police are encouraging people to be designated drivers both during a night out with friends or colleagues, or to help them get to work the morning after a big night, then asking their friends to return the […]

Appeal for information after a fatal single vehicle collision on the B6265

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Around 2.15am this morning (6 December) a white Audi RS3 travelling along the B6265 between Ripon and Risplith was involved in a collision with a tree near to Grantley Hall. No other vehicles were involved. One of the passengers, a 20 year old woman, sadly died at the scene and the driver and other passengers […]

‘Excellent response’ to CCTV appeal after 95 year-old’s bank card is fraudulently used in Scarborough

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The appeal received an ‘excellent response’ and officers now have the information they need. Original release: CCTV appeal after 95 year-old’s bank card is fraudulently used in Scarborough North Yorkshire Police is appealing for help to identify two people in relation to the fraudulent use of a bank card. It happened on Wednesday 20 November […]

“It is hard to describe all the emotions that I went through when I saw the ‘alleged offender’ walking down the stairs.”

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Shortly before 5pm on Saturday 26 June 2019, Daniel Paul Khosa, 32, burgled a home on Fulford Road in York claiming that he thought it was a hotel. He was caught after his ‘quick-thinking’ victim took a photograph of him leaving her property in a vehicle which led Detectives to him. Khosa, of Kendal Drive, […]