Home > News

News

Read the latest local appeals, news stories and missing person alerts. The full list of stories, in date order, is below. But you can use "categories" and "neighbourhoods" to filter your selection.

Driver who installed laser jammer to avoid points on his licence receives suspended jail sentence

Posted on in News stories

Jonathan Fitton, 57, from Woodley, Stockport, admitted perverting the court of justice at York Crown Court on Friday 7 June 2019. Fitton’s red Range Rover was driving on the A1(M) at Ingmanthorpe near Wetherby on 1 October 2018, when it was suspected of travelling in excess of the 70mph speed limit. A member of police […]

Search for wanted Alfie Dear extends to Republic of Ireland

Posted on in News stories

In December 2018, Alfred Phillip Dear, 46, from Hull, who also has connections to York, was jailed in his absence for 21 years for drug dealing and a cash machine raid. He failed to appear for both the verdict and the sentencing hearing following a trial involving 11 members of an organised crime gang of […]

Persistent burglar who targeted Scarborough businesses is jailed

Persistent burglar who targeted Scarborough businesses is jailed

Posted on in News stories

Jordan James Eastwood of Bridle Place, Ossett, near Wakefield appeared at Leeds Crown Court on Tuesday 4 June 2019 and was sentenced to 32 weeks’ detention at a young offenders institute for the Scarborough burglaries. He was also handed another 16-week sentence for a previous burglary in the West Yorkshire area and a further six […]

Appeal to locate wanted man from York

Appeal to locate wanted man from York

Posted on in News stories

Iain Alleway, 25, is wanted on suspicion of serious sexual assault. He may be in York, and he also has links to Durham, Darlington and Lincoln. Extensive police enquiries are ongoing to locate him. If you see Alleway, or know where he is, please contact North Yorkshire Police. Dial 101, quoting reference 12190104550. Alternatively, call […]