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Covid response: Please keep up “amazing effort” as we move to Step 2 of the Road Map Out of Lockdown on 12 April

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Whilst the long bank holiday weekend was busy throughout the area, there was very little in way of police incidents or issues linked to Covid-19. We only had to issue 11 Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) during this period. All were for indoor gathering breaches, of which 10 occurred in Scarborough. In total since the easing […]

Days of action targeting county lines drug dealing sees 9 arrests & 76 welfare visits to vulnerable people

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The four proactive operations took place over separate days in February and March in partnership with the Yorkshire and Humber Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCU) with funding from the Home Office and the National County Lines Coordination Centre (NCLCC). In addition to the nine arrests, officers recovered heroin and cocaine with an estimated street value […]

“Intensive” road safety operation leads to arrests, vehicle seizures and recovery of stolen quad bike over bank holiday weekend

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There was an enhanced police presence on routes across the county, including villages, suburbs and rural and main roads. The easing of some lockdown restrictions, fair weather and the long weekend led to lots of traffic – especially leisure motorists in scenic areas – and increased risk of collisions. Units were deployed to key areas […]

11 year prison sentence for Doncaster man who targeted multiple ATM’s across country causing over £60k damage

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George Tunney 04/05/96 of HMP Hull has today been sentenced at York Crown Court after targeting 9 ATMs across Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire just a few months after being released from prison. Tunney was charged with conspiracy to cause explosions, conspiracy to burgle, theft and handling stolen goods following the offences committed in January and March […]

CCTV appeal following theft of a pedal cycle in Scarborough

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The theft happened on Eastborough, Scarborough, at 5.35pm on Wednesday 31 March 2021. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the male in the image as they believe they will have information that will help the investigation. Anyone with any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police […]