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Archive – July, 2019

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18-year-old “county lines” drug pusher handed suspended sentence

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Emile Riggon, who was just 17 when police arrested him, was sentenced at York Crown Court on Monday 29 July 2019. Riggon was caught when police called at a flat in Harrogate after receiving information about suspicious activity. He tried to escape from officers but failed. A subsequent search of a bag he was wearing […]

New ‘Be Informed’ text service launched in York to tackle anti-social behaviour

New ‘Be Informed’ text service launched in York to tackle anti-social behaviour

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Called Be Informed, the service is designed to keep parents and carers in the loop about incidents of anti-social behaviour (ASB) in their local area. Delivered through the North Yorkshire Community Messaging service, Be Informed enables officers, who have attended an incident of ASB in York, to send a text message to a list subscribers, […]

Family release tribute to cyclist who died in York collision

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He was 29-year-old James Oliver Thomas Moore-Carnell (pictured) of Stockton Lane, York. Speaking about James, also known as Moorey, his family said; “James was a kind, honest and genuine person with a heart of gold. He was a very hard working young man who was respected and loved by all who met and knew him. […]

Appeal after collision in Malton leaves pedestrian with serious injuries

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The collision happened at around 1.45am on Sunday 28 July 2019 on Railway Street in Malton involving an unknown vehicle and a 47 year-old woman. The collision left the woman with a fractured ankle and bruising and she was taken to hospital for treatment. The vehicle, described as a small car, did not stop at […]