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Woman laser jammer given suspended sentence for perverting course of justice

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56-year-old Debra Anne Brown of Front Street, Appleton Wiske, North Yorkshire was found guilty of perverting the course of justice and given a nine month suspended prison sentence, suspended for 18 months and ordered to pay £2000 in costs. The court heard how on the morning of the 10 November 2017, Brown was driving her […]

Malton man imprisoned for engaging in sexual activity with a child

Malton man imprisoned for engaging in sexual activity with a child

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27-year-old Kyril John McClean of Yorkersgate, Malton was found guilty on two counts of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl in 2016. Alongside the prison sentence, McClean was also served a Sexual Harm Prevention Order and will be ordered to sign the sex offenders register for life. Following a week-long trial held in […]

Appeal for information about man seen with weapon in Malton

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The incident happened at The Maltings in Malton at 6.20pm on Wednesday 29 April 2019 and involved a man in the area carrying a weapon. No threats were made and nobody was injured, however the man was arrested on suspicion if possession of a firearm. He has since been released under investigation while officers conduct […]

‘I strangled her. She’s dead’: Abusive partner jailed for killing her former lover

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Sheila Lockridge strangled frail Dianne Williamson to death at her home in Filey. Lockridge, 66, was charged with murder but pleaded guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced at Leeds Crown Court today. Their 30-year-relationship had become frayed, the court heard, and Lockridge had become aggressive towards Mrs Williamson. Witnesses said in statements that Mrs Williamson […]

York man charged with attempted murder, wounding, and false imprisonment

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It follows an incident that occurred on the third floor of a block of flats in Fourth Avenue in York on the evening of Wednesday 1 May 2019 at around 6.40pm, when a 47-year-old York man sustained head and pelvic injuries. Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident and has not already spoken […]