The man in his 40s from the Darlington area was arrested after police stopped his van in Threshfield near Skipton. He was taken into custody where a breathaliser reading of almost three times the legal limit was recorded. The incident happened yesterday afternoon and the man was charged with drink driving at noon today. He […]
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The visits, which are being led by the licensing teams, are aimed at providing guidance and advice on how they can operate safely within the current business restrictions and over the Christmas exemption period, where up to three households can form a bubble from the 23 to 27 December. Speaking about the visits, North Yorkshire […]
At about 2.30am yesterday, Wednesday 16 December 2020, a farmer in the Craven district, near Gargrave, received an alert that his quad bike was being moved. He called North Yorkshire Police on 999, and officers made towards the remote location immediately. When they arrived, the suspects had fled over fields into the darkness. However, they […]
North Yorkshire Police is receiving an increasing number of reports from residents falling victim to ‘ghost broking’ fraud in which car insurance is provided fraudulently by scammers. Residents may receive correspondence from an insurance company, thanking them for insuring their vehicle with them but the resident receiving the correspondence does not own the vehicle or […]
The incident, which occurred near a pond close the sandy banks of the River Nidd, off Bilton Lane, was reported to the police at 2.42pm on Tuesday (15 December 2020). Officers are asking people to come forward with possible sightings of the man – either clothed or unclothed – or any suspicious behaviour along the […]
North Yorkshire Police officers travelled to the South Yorkshire area to make the arrests this morning. Between March and November 2020, a number of new housing developments were burgled, with thieves stealing newly-installed boilers as well as machinery and tools. In North Yorkshire alone, about 40 such developments have been targeted in this way, often […]