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Property marking machines help York police fight crime and reunite stolen property

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York Police have invested in the top-of-the-range “dot peen” property marking machines, and are offering the service free to residents. Every year, police recover hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of stolen property from the hands of criminals, but all too often there is no way of identifying its rightful owners. Being able to trace […]

Man jailed for ‘one punch’ manslaughter

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Phillip Patrick Begley, aged 44 and of Wellington Road, Bridlington, was found guilty of the manslaughter of Paul Morrison at Leeds Crown Court on Thursday 2 July 2014, following a four-day trial. Begley was also found guilty of assault occasioning actual bodily harm for an attack on Paul’s friend, Peter Bell, and was sentenced to […]