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Drug trafficker who tried to smuggle £1.2m of cocaine into North Yorkshire is jailed

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Jason Waterman (pictured) was wanted in connection with the importation attempt which led to the recovery of around seven kilos of the drug, worth around £1.2m, at Bagby airfield near Thirsk in North Yorkshire in October 2015. The 33-year-old from Watford in Hertfordshire, whose nicknames include Jugs and Jumbo, had been on board an aircraft […]

Cyclists urged to light up in Thirsk, Easingwold and Bedale

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From 1 October 2017 until spring 2018, officers will be proactively advising cyclists on the steps they can take to ensure they remain safe as they cycle. Speaking about the campaign PCSO Nigel Warby from the Thirsk local policing team said: “As the clocks go back and the nights get darker, it’s easy for cyclists […]

Appeal following commercial burglary near Raskelf

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It happened at the Tholthorpe Business Park between midnight and 2am on Thursday 21 September 2017. In particular, we are appealing for information about an Adelphi Diagnostic system and Asus laptop that were stolen. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact us on 101, select option 2, and ask for Antony Kent . You can […]