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Selby man James Thomas wanted on warrant

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James Sebastion Thomas, 28, failed to appear at York Crown Court last year, after being found guilty of assault. A warrant was issued for his arrest and extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate him. Although he is from Selby, he could be anywhere in the country. Anyone who sees him, or has information about […]

Selby cross-border drugs gang brought to justice

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Operating out of the Selby area, the six defendants were sentenced at York Crown Court today (Friday 13 March 2020). Matthew Robert Evans (pictured below), aged 38, of Doncaster Road, Brayton, Selby, was jailed for eight years and eight months for conspiracy to supply both cocaine and cannabis between August 2016 and May 2017, and […]

Appeal after 86 year-old’s jewellery of ‘great sentimental value’ stolen in Riccall burglary

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Between 4.45pm and 5.15pm  on Wednesday 4 March, burglars forced open a rear window of a property on York Road and carried out a search of every room in the house. A large quantity of jewellery, some of which had been marked with the word ‘Bramwell’, was stolen. Police investigating the burglary have released images of […]

Police condemn “selfish” fly-tippers after tyres dumped at Selby nature reserve

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Anyone with information about this incident of fly-tipping is asked to contact Selby District Council on 01757 705101. A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “Fly-tipping tyres like this is a selfish crime that blights the local environment and spoils people’s enjoyment of our countryside – and in particular this wonderful nature reserve. “Fly-tipped rubbish […]

Scooter burglars jailed for seven and a half years for a series of burglaries across Yorkshire

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Connor Walker, 21, from South Elmsall and Darryl Lynch, 18, Knottingley carried out the burglaries between 5 November and 8 November 8 2018.   During this time, they were responsible for several thousand pounds worth of damage to property and vehicles, stole cash, tools and significant amounts of jewellery from the victims some of which irreplaceable […]