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Police locate stolen quad and arrest suspect within hours of theft

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At about 2pm on Tuesday 24 September 2019, a Honda quad bike was stolen from a farm in the Hambleton district, near Stokesley. The Honda Fourtrax quad, worth about £6,000, had been fitted with a tracker device by its owner. Later that evening, officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce, working alongside colleagues from the […]

Quad bike security reminder after rural thieves thwarted

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At about 9pm on Monday 23 September 2019, a woman spotted three men in the carport at her rural property near Thirsk. She challenged them and they ran away empty-handed. Police officers attended immediately and conducted a search of the area with a police dog, but the men were not located. However, one of them […]

Man arrested on suspicion of drug offences after police search address in Northallerton

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Officers have warned that similar operations will follow as they tackle drug offending in the town. Police executed a search warrant to enter a house on Bullamoor Close this morning. A quantity of what police believe to be cannabis has already been recovered, along with drug paraphernalia. Further searches are currently continuing at the address […]

Man jailed for £442k armed robbery on Bradleys The Jewellers in Northallerton

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38-year-old Victor Okumu from Lazenby, near Middlesbrough, has been jailed for ten years and six months after pleading guilty to the robbery at Bradleys The Jewellers on Market Row in Northallerton on 11 March 2019. Just after 10am, Okumu entered the jewellers wearing a blue boiler suit and crash helmet with the visor down. Armed […]

Man arrested and drugs seized after police search car near Northallerton

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At about 2.30pm on Tuesday 6 August 2019, officers from North Yorkshire Police stopped a car on the A19 at Osmotherley. The vehicle was searched, and a large amount of suspected cocaine was found inside. The only occupant, a 43-year-old man from the Cleveland area, was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply […]