At about 5.30pm on Tuesday 19 May 2020, a white Ford Fiesta drove past an unmarked Rural Taskforce vehicle on the westbound A64 near Tadcaster. As it passed, the car smelled so strongly of cannabis, officers followed it and brought it to a stop near the A162 junction. The driver of the car, a 24-year-old […]
Archive – May, 2020
Read the latest local appeals, news stories and missing person alerts. The full list of stories, in date order, is below. But you can use "categories" and "neighbourhoods" to filter your selection.
On Wednesday evening in Craven, a motorcyclist was clocked at 63mph in a 30mph village. Around 20 speeding offences were recorded within just 45 minutes at the same location – the A65 in Coniston Cold. A quarter of them involved speeds above 46mph in the 30mph limit. Recently police also stopped a car driver travelling […]
The collision occurred at about 2.15am today on the northbound carriageway between junctions 47 (Allerton Park) and 48 (Boroughbridge), and involved a white van and an HGV. Of the three occupants of the van, one man was seriously injured. Another man suffered minor injuries. Both have been taken to hospital. The driver of the van, […]
Officers were called by the ambulance service to a report that a girl had become unwell at an address in Scarborough, at about 4pm on Wednesday 20 May 2020. On attendance, two teenage girls were found unwell at a property in the North Marine Road area of the town. Both girls were taken by ambulance […]
Following local intelligence, police executed a warrant on a property in Byram. After conducting a search of the house, an amount of suspected class A drugs, tablets, cannabis, a number of mobile phones and sim cards and a quantity of cash were located. A 51-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession to supply class […]
On 31 March 2019, Leanne Clayton, 40, approached her 90-year-old victim as she was on her way to her local shop in Selby, and offered to go to the shops for her. The trusting victim handed her £20, telling her where she lived so she could bring the shopping back to her. Clayton did the […]