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Residents in York urged to report unscrupulous door-to-door visitors

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The group were reported to have been charging large amounts of money to clean and seal driveways. One person reported being quoted more than £800 to jet wash a driveway. However, the work which was carried out was not to the level expected. Officers are working closely with City of York Council’s Trading Standards and […]

Five arrests in Scarborough for Class A drugs offences

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Just before 9pm on Monday 18 May 2020, police officers on Seamer Road became aware of a disturbance outside a property nearby. They attended and spoke to a group of people. Two were detained for a search under the Misuse of Drugs Act, and subsequently arrested. A 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of being […]

North Yorkshire Police’s super ‘Specials’ contribute 2,334 hours during COVID-19

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A total of 55 Special Constables have completed 2,334 hours of deployment over 405 duties between Monday 23 March 2020 and Sunday 17 May 2020, as part of North Yorkshire Police’s response to the fight against Covid-19. ‘Specials’, as they are known, have been working with regular colleagues to respond to emergency calls, as well […]

New initiative to harness teenagers’ community spirit launched by police and school in Eastfield

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The initiative will see teams from North Yorkshire Police’s Operation Cracker and George Pindar School’s EDGE project (Enriching Developing and Generating Eastfield Scheme) working alongside each other. During lockdown, the initiative will start with a programme of virtual activities. The first will ask for volunteers to support those in the community who have dementia. Students […]

Four men arrested over suspected County Lines drug activity in Scarborough

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North Yorkshire Police officers yesterday (Sunday 17 May) responded to reports of drug-related activity at two Scarborough properties and subsequently arrested three men believed to be linked to a key County Lines drug operation. An 18 year old man from Sandwell in the West Midlands was arrested at a residential address in Alma Square on […]