On the morning of Friday May 22 2020, North Yorkshire Police officers executed warrants, forcing entry into four different properties. At a house in Dunnington, two suspects – a 33-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman – were arrested. At an address on Melrosegate, a further suspect, a 28-year-old man, was arrested. An amount of suspected […]
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On 18 May 2020, North Yorkshire Police received a report that a cat had suffered injuries after its leg was caught in a spring trap in the Linton Falls area of Wharfedale. The cat is believed to have been caught in the untethered trap whilst out in the area and then made its way home […]
Motorists were also recorded travelling through 30mph residential areas at almost twice the speed limit. It comes after police warned motorists they were intensifying their efforts to prevent speeding and other motoring offences as roads become busier after some lockdown measures were eased. On Friday, North Yorkshire Police announced a high-profile police presence was being […]
It’s expected the late May holiday weekend will see more people heading for open spaces and countryside to explore and take their exercise. So the agencies leading the fight against Covid-19 in the York and North Yorkshire area are asking everyone to think carefully and plan ahead. Richard Flinton, Chair of North Yorkshire Local Resilience […]
At about 5.30pm on Tuesday 19 May 2020, a white Ford Fiesta drove past an unmarked Rural Taskforce vehicle on the westbound A64 near Tadcaster. As it passed, the car smelled so strongly of cannabis, officers followed it and brought it to a stop near the A162 junction. The driver of the car, a 24-year-old […]
On Wednesday evening in Craven, a motorcyclist was clocked at 63mph in a 30mph village. Around 20 speeding offences were recorded within just 45 minutes at the same location – the A65 in Coniston Cold. A quarter of them involved speeds above 46mph in the 30mph limit. Recently police also stopped a car driver travelling […]