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Quad bike security measures deter would-be Dales thieves

Quad bike security measures deter would-be Dales thieves

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At about 2am on Tuesday 26 June 2018, suspects targeted a property in the Conistone area. They attempted to break in to a secure outbuilding containing a quad bike, but were unsuccessful and may have been disturbed by a security light coming on. At about 4am the same day, a barn with a quad inside […]

Suspected drug driver given a “very significant” fine and banned for more than two years

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Richard Raynor, 49, of Staithes near Whitby, drove his Audi S3 through a police road block as officers were dealing with an incident in Ryedale. Police stopped him and, following enquiries by officers, he was arrested on suspicion of being unfit to drive through drugs. He was taken into custody at Scarborough Police Station, but […]

Summer drink and drug drive campaign update: 53 arrested as officers carry out hundreds of breath tests across the county

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On average, the 53 people arrested blew almost twice the legal limit. Six recorded readings of more than three times the limit. Police have branded the results are “shocking” and have warned those who drive under the influence of drink or drugs: “We’re determined to catch you.” The campaign, which began on 14 June and […]

The A-Z of online fraud

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With all the convenience the internet brings, it is important to be aware of potential online risks. Here Detective Inspector Jon Hodgeon, Head of North Yorkshire Police’s Major Fraud and Economic Crime Unit shares the A-Z of online fraud to help you recognise some of the most common scams.   A – Application Fraud Application Fraud […]