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Drink driver of 18-tonne HGV arrested near Wetherby after public tip-off

A member of the public who reported a drunk 18-tonne HGV driver near Wetherby has been praised by police for preventing a potentially "catastrophic" situation.

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Cars damaged in spate of criminal damage in Ripon

A number of cars parked on Bondgate Green have been vandalised in a spate of criminal damage in Ripon.

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Drunk driver attempted to flee after high-speed crash on A59 at Menwith Hill

A 23-year-old drunk driver who attempted to flee the scene after crashing his van on the A59 at Menwith Hill has been arrested.

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Group of men break into Harrogate primary school shed and vandalise playground

A group of men vandalised a Harrogate school playground after breaking into a shed on the property.

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Knaresborough addict jailed for drug dealing after police discover heroin at his flat

A former caretaker has been jailed after police discovered heroin and drug paraphernalia during a raid on his Knaresborough flat.

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Drew Ewing (s)

Bungling Boroughbridge drug dealer jailed after trying to discard evidence in police station

A drug dealer’s attempt to discard evidence of his activities was described by a judge as “like something out of the Great Escape”.

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Police hunt man who walked up to woman while indecently exposing himself in Harrogate

A man who approached a woman in Harrogate with his genitals exposed is being hunted by police.

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Warning over animal charity scam

Warning over animal charity scam

Fraud and cybercrime experts are warning the public to be on their guard, following reports of social media platforms are being used to attract members of the public to donate money to animal welfare charities overseas that do not exist.

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The cases were heard at Harrogate Magistrates Court.

Latest decisions from Harrogate Magistrates Court

The following were dealt with at Harrogate Magistrates Court on January 4:

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Robert Pride-McLeod

Police to reopen ten-year case into the five-stone man "left to die" in a Harrogate hostel cellar

It was the mystery that shocked the tranquil town of Harrogate a decade ago and left police desperately searching for answers.
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The woman pictured is believed by police to be from the Harrogate area.

Police seek suspected Harrogate woman after York shop thefts

CCTV images of a woman believed to be from the Harrogate area have been released by police in York after hundreds of pounds worth of goods were stolen from two shops.

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You're most likely to drink drive if you work in one of these professions

You're most likely to drink drive if you work in one of these professions

Construction workers are at high risk of being caught drink driving, according to new research.

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The changes threaten the whole newspaper industry, not just the national press

Here's how you can help to defend a free British media

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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Mark Griffiths

Wanted Harrogate fugitive arrested in Leeds

A Harrogate fugitive who was wanted by police for recall to prison has been arrested in Leeds.

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Warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails

Warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails

Fraud and cybercrime experts Action Fraud are warning the public to be on their guard, following reports of convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon.

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The cases were heard at Harrogate Magistrates Court.

Latest decisions from Harrogate Magistrates Court: Woman stole Sharpie pens from WH Smith

The following were dealt with at Harrogate Magistrates Court on December 29:

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Mark Griffiths

Urgent appeal to find Harrogate man wanted for recall to prison

A Harrogate man who was jailed for six years in 2013 for malicious wounding is being hunted by police for recall to prison.

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Scammers applying for fake mortgages on empty homes in Yorkshire

Scammers applying for fake mortgages on empty homes in Yorkshire

A criminal gang is carrying out an elaborate property scam by targeting unsuspecting Yorkshire home owners.

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Spate of Land Rovers and quad bikes stolen across Harrogate district

Police have warned quad bike and Land Rover owners to protect their vehicles after a spate of thefts across the district.

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Police have cracked down on drug and drink driving across North Yorkshire.

Drink and drug driving arrests doubled in Harrogate during police crackdown

A Christmas crackdown on drink driving has seen a 100 per cent increase in people arrested on Harrogate roads compared to last year.

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