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Police officers and staff commended for investigation into dark web drugs plot

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Ross Brennan and Aarron Gledhill, who met at university, were jailed for more than 17 years for conspiracy to import fentanyl and other potent drugs and sell them on the dark web – an operation that earned them around £450,000. Twenty six North Yorkshire Police officers and staff members have each received a Chief Constable’s […]

Traffic cops deploy stinger device to stop vehicle driven by suspected alcohol thief

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The 22-year-old, from Harrogate, is alleged to have taken 13 bottles of Disaronno amaretto from Morrisons on Harrogate Road at 11.13am on Monday (5 February 2018). He then made off in a black Ford Fiesta which failed to stop for police as it travelled to Harrogate via Killinghall. Traffic cops deployed a stinger device to […]

CCTV appeal following purse theft in Skipton supermarket

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At 12.25pm on Thursday 14 December 2017 a man entered Marks & Spencer Simply Food in Skipton. He approached the elderly victim from behind and removed her purse from a shoulder bag that she was carrying. Officers would like to speak to the man pictured on CCTV as he may have important information that could […]

Appeal following burglary at Harrogate’s Spiritual Healing Church

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It happened at the Spiritual Healing Church, Princes Square at between 9.25pm on Sunday 4 February 2018 and 6pm on Monday 5 February 2018 when the offender, or offenders, gained entry by forcing a window out of its frame and breaking into a storage cupboard on the ground floor. Despite gaining access to cash in the cupboard, none was […]

Transferee recruitment launches in North Yorkshire months after record numbers apply to become a PC

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From Monday 5 February 2018, experienced Detective Constables and Authorised Firearms Officers will have the opportunity to apply to work in North Yorkshire before the recruitment window closes on Wednesday 21 February 2018. The scheme to recruit transferees comes just months after North Yorkshire Police achieved record numbers of applications for its new Police Officers […]