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Sleeping driver jailed for 20 months for killing woman on A64 near Malton

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Eric John Williams, aged 77, from Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, was sentenced at York Crown Court today (Friday 1 February 2019) following a guilty plea. He was also banned from driving for three years and 10 months and ordered to do an extended driving test. The incident occurred at 2.59pm on 31 July 2017 as Williams […]

North Yorkshire Police launch ‘No matter how small’ stalking campaign

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• 96% of victims of stalking are stalked by someone they know* • 55% of stalking victims are stalked by an ex-intimate partner* • Victims experience over 100 incidents before reporting it to the police** • 94% of women murdered by men nationally were stalked in the year leading up to their murder* A new […]