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More than two years behind bars for Northallerton woman

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Melissa Yvonne Duncan pleaded guilty to two counts of burglary at York Crown Court on Monday 16 July 2018. She was sentenced to 876 days in prison and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £170. On 8 June, Duncan committed burglaries at two properties in Northellerton, one in Upwell Road at around 1am, and […]

Police work alongside Street Rangers to tackle anti-social behaviour linked to drug use in York

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Acting on reports from members of the public and businesses, and working closely with the York BID’s Street Rangers, police launched the two-week operation to patrol hot-spot areas, provide reassurance and tackle community concerns. Dubbed Operation Fisherman, officers from York’s Neighbourhood Policing Team conducted extensive foot patrols with support from the Street Rangers in key […]

Update: Fatal collision on the A65 near Ingleton 13 July 2018

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  Joe’s family have issued the following tribute to him: It is not possible to describe just how much Joe was loved by his mum and dad, sister, girlfriend and all his family and friends. He was such a kind, considerate loving person and we have been privileged to have had him in our lives for […]

Summer drink and drug driving campaign: 118 motorists arrested in a month as officers vow to continue tackling the “destructive scourge” of driving under the influence

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As the campaign concludes, North Yorkshire Police said the results show how determined they are to tackle the “destructive scourge” of drink and drug driving, and added: “If you saw what we see, you’d never ever do it”. Officers have been out around the clock, conduction roadside checks, carrying out traffic stops and targeting known […]

Theft of high-value BMX bikes in Richmond

Theft of high-value BMX bikes in Richmond

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The incident occurred on Coronation Place between 8pm and 9.30pm on Thursday 12 July 2018 .  Two distinctive fully customised BMX bikes were stolen from a garden. One bike is purple in colour and the other is silver and covered in stickers. These bikes are each valued at between £1,000 and £2,000. We are requesting the public’s assistance to […]