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Skipton man imprisoned for coercive and controlling behaviour

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47-year-old Mark Anthony Steele was due to contest the charges, but changed his plea to guilty and was sentenced to 27 months imprisonment. On Sunday 3 October 2019 Steele assaulted his victim by attempting to strangle her. She managed to flee the incident and was found by police nearby, in a very distressed state. When […]

Key Harrogate drug supply cut off as police shut down three “county lines”

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On 12 February 2020, North Yorkshire Police successfully applied to Newcastle Crown Court to obtain three Drug Dealing Telecommunications Restriction Orders. These civil orders allow officers to take over a phone line and give them the power to have it disconnected on a specified date and time. The order also prevents the phone number and […]

Ryedale poachers sent packing by police

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At 2.30pm on Thursday 13 February 2020, a member of the public noticed a group of men and lurcher dogs in suspicious circumstances near Salton, north of Malton. A few minutes later, Rural Watch volunteers in the area contacted police with an update that the suspects had travelled south towards Great Habton in a Honda […]