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Theft of two vans from Pickering

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It happened on Thornton Road Industrial Estate, Pickering, between 10pm and 11pm on Tuesday 11 June 2019. Offenders forced entry into a business premises, causing damage. They took vehicle keys and used them to steal two company vehicles, both Transit vans with the logo “PROLINE WINDOWS” on the side. The vans may have been driven […]

Appeal on behalf of Coroner to locate York man’s next of kin

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Timothy Wadsworth, 65, was found dead at his home in Eden Close on 10 June 2019. There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. Officers’ enquiries to date have not identified any next of kin for Mr Wadsworth, although it has been suggested that he has a sister living in Leeds. […]

Joint focus on rural fly-tipping sees defective vehicles taken off the roads

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Officers from North Yorkshire Police worked alongside colleagues from Craven District Council, Harrogate Borough Council, North Yorkshire County Council Trading Standards, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) and others on a two-day operation in Ripon and Skipton. Specialist police officers from the force’s Roads Policing Group and […]

Jail sentence for man found with tens of thousands of indecent images

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John William Marshall, 63, of Fairfax Avenue, Harrogate, was jailed for 15 months at York Crown Court. During an unrelated investigation in January 2018, North Yorkshire Police officers seized hard disks and other electronic devices from Marshall, which were forensically examined. More than 24,000 indecent images children were found, including 76 images and videos of […]