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“Dishonest” Porsche driver £6,000 out of pocket for trying to evade justice

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Grant Robert Faulkner, 54, of Ebberston near Scarborough, pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to two counts of perverting the course of justice and was sentenced at York Crown Court on Wednesday 18 September 2019. The sentencing judge described Faulkner and people like him as dishonest and that he was going to make sure that […]

Police ask York football fans to leave flares at home

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North Yorkshire Police has issued a reminder to fans that flares should must not be brought into football matches after officers have seen a surge in the numbers being used. Football Liaison Officers, also known as ‘spotters’, have seen an increase in flares being set off and thrown at York City Football Club home and […]

What’s what3words and why is it useful? A blog from our Inspector Mark Proctor

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Our Force Control Room began using the app when we found its simple address system was a useful tool in helping to find lost, injured or distressed people who did not know where they were. It’s now used by many other departments in the force including operations planning teams, search advisors and at scene guards. […]

Road sweeper driver jailed for dangerous and drink driving

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29-year-old Ariel Babiarz of Maudsley Street, Accrington, Lancashire pleaded guilty to drink driving and dangerous driving after causing two collisions and overturning the seven and a half tonne road sweeper he was driving. On Saturday 9 March 2019 Babiarz was driving on the B6480 in High Bentham when he collided with a red Volkswagen Lupo. […]