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Two Harrogate men arrested after cannabis plants found in house

Police have arrested two men after cannabis plants were seized from a house in Harrogate.

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Harrogate Inspector 'disappointed' at drink-drive campaign results

Nearly 50 drink and drug drivers have been arrested in two weeks as North Yorkshire Police launched Operation Attention, their annual campaign to target drink-drivers.

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Three men from Iran arrested after one seen jumping from lorry on A1(M)

Three men from Iran arrested after one seen jumping from lorry on A1(M)

Three men have been arrested near the Wetherby services after a man was seen getting off the back of a lorry on the A1(M).
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How will Harrogate mental health decisions affect our police?

The Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police has spoken out about the challenges in the force in light of decisions around mental health provisions in Harrogate.

Health
Chief Constable of NYP Dave Jones.

Cannabis misuse in Harrogate is 'growing concern' for councillors

Harrogate Borough Councillors have raised concerns with the police around the misuse of cannabis amongst young people in the district.
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PCC Julia Mulligan.

Commissioner warns of £4.3million black hole for North Yorkshire Police

Harrogate residents are being asked whether they would rather see an increase to their council tax or a cut to the budget of the local police force.

Business
Drink driving crackdown leads to 39 arrests in North Yorkshire in just 10 days

Drink driving crackdown leads to 39 arrests in North Yorkshire in just 10 days

Police in North Yorkshire arrested 39 motorists on suspicion of drink or drug driving during the first 10 days of the force’s Christmas crackdown.

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Drink-driver crashed into parked cars while three times over limit

Drink-driver crashed into parked cars while three times over limit

A drink-driver who crashed into two parked cars in Wighill, near Wetherby, was found to be more than three times over the legal limit.
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West Yorkshire Police arrest 50 people during first week of drink and drug driving crackdown

West Yorkshire Police arrest 50 people during first week of drink and drug driving crackdown

Police in West Yorkshire have arrested 50 people since a festive crackdown on drink and drug driving began at the start of this month.
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Kev Kelly has been named as the Wildlife Law Enforcer of the Year.

Animal-loving copper cracking down on all wildlife crimes great and small in North Yorkshire

Animal-loving police officer Kev Kelly has been named as the country’s top law enforcer for wildlife crime due to his pioneering work in North Yorkshire. Chris Burn reports.

Environment
Patrols have been stepped up by the council and the police.

Patrols stepped up at Harrogate council car park after antisocial problems

Police and security patrols of a council-run car park in Harrogate have been stepped up after a number of issues around antisocial behaviour in the area.
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The collision happened on the A1 northbound near Boroughbridge. Picture: Google

Police trying to trace lorry driver after crash on A1 near Boroughbridge

Police are appealing for a lorry driver to come forward after a crash on the A1 during the early hours of today.

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Police are appealing for information about the whereabouts of Callum Reed.

Wanted: Police hunting Harrogate man who missed court hearing

Police are appealing for information about the whereabouts of a wanted Harrogate man.

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CCTV images issued after bikes stolen outside Bettys & Taylors in Harrogate

Police have issued CCTV images after thieves stole bicycles from sheds outside a Bettys and Taylors premises in Harrogate.
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Stonegate Road, Meanwood. Image: Google

Three boys among five dead after stolen car crashes in Leeds

A BOY aged 12 was among five people killed after a stolen car crashed into a tree in Leeds last night.
News
Have you seen Darren Plant?

Have you seen Harrogate man, Darren Plant - wanted by police

A 37-year-old man from Harrogate is being traced by police after failing to appear before Magistrates in connection with burglary charges.
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West Yorkshire Police has launched 16 days of action against domestic abuse.

West Yorkshire Police launches 16-day crackdown on domestic abuse

West Yorkshire Police has launched 16 days of action against domestic abuse - an international campaign which helps raise awareness of the issue and encourages victims to report offences.

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Make sure your valuables are not on view in your car. Also park in an area that is monitored by CCTV.

The Crime Matters column with Supt Paula Booth

Whether you are high street shopping or buying presents online, partying the night away or having a cosy evening in, it’s important that you do all you can to enjoy a safe and secure festive period.

News
Weapons handed into North Yorkshire Police.

Shotgun 'disguised as walking stick' among 120 weapons handed in to police stations in Yorkshire

Dozens of shotguns, air rifles and handguns have been handed into police in North Yorkshire as part of a campaign to surrender weapons.

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Police have issued a warning about telephone fraudsters.

Fraudsters posing as HMRC officials target residents in North Yorkshire

Police are urging people to be on their guard after reports of telephone fraudsters posing as government officials.

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