— RoadSafetyYork (@RoadSafetyYork) August 20, 2013
Residents of Woodthorpe, Micklegate and Copmanthorpe. Your areas have all had burglaries this week, both day and night-time.
— NYP York West (@snayorkwest) August 16, 2013
North Yorkshire Police’s safety camera van caught over 40 speeding motorists during an operation in York.
Officers clocked 41 drivers exceeding the speed limit during a multi-agency initiative on the A1237 near Huntington on Monday 12 August 2013.
One offender was travelling at 80mph in a 60mph speed limit area.
York police joined forces with the fire and rescue service and VOSA along with the 95Alive York and North Yorkshire Road Safety Partnership to target drivers committing road traffic offences and using un-roadworthy vehicles.
The initiative was part of the partnership’s commitment to reducing casualties on the county’s roads.
Officers issued a total of 12 fixed penalty notices for offences including no insurance, no MOT, driving without wearing a seatbelt and no tax.
Five un-roadworthy vehicles were issued prohibition notices by VOSA , including two immediate notices for faults so serious that the examiners could not allow the vehicles to continue with their journeys.
The other prohibitions require drivers to fix the faults on their vehicles and have them re-tested within seven days.
One vehicle was seized due to the driver having no insurance.
The latest list of streets where vehicle speeds are being checked can be found by clicking here http://www.northyorkshire.police.uk/11869
Appeal for witnesses after York burglary
Police investigating a two-in-one burglary in York are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
Poppy Rodgers death – drug dealer jailed
A York man who supplied Class A drugs to a teenage girl leading to her tragic death is facing up to a long jail sentence.
York financial advisor sentenced to 18 months for fraud
A York financial advisor who defrauded his clients out of £160,500 has been jailed for 18 months.
The latest speed camera results for York are available on the Police web site. Click here for full results.
The roads where the most speeders have been caught recently are:
• A1237 Monks Cross York
• Strensall Road Huntington York
• The Village Stockton on the Forest York
The latest locations where speeds are likely to be checked by the Police mobile cameras have been published. Click here
A chance to make a real difference – recruitment campaign launched for North Yorkshire Special Constables
Julia Mulligan, the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, has announced a new recruitment campaign for Special Constables.
The new recruits will join the North Yorkshire Police service, working as volunteers throughout communities across North Yorkshire.
Special Constable recruitment evening:
York Police Station, Fulford Road on Thursday 8 August from 7pm to 9.30pm
For more information about the Special Constabulary, particularly if you are unable to attend one of the recruitment events, please visit www.northyorkshire.police.uk/specials.
York police are appealing for witnesses and information after a man was knocked unconscious in the city centre.
A 22-year-old York man has pleaded guilty to stealing £4,900 from an 87-year-old woman.
Activity day at Hull Road Park, York
York police and partners are holding a community fun and crime prevention day at Hull Road Park in York on Thursday 8 August 2013 between 12pm and 4pm.
As well as the many fun activities which local people are invited to take part in, officers will be providing free cycle security marking and general crime prevention advice.
York thieves take camping gear
Detectives are investigating after a camping stove was stolen from a garden shed in York.
Appeal for information as York police investigate tower theft
Detectives in York are appealing for information after a 30ft scaffolding tower was stolen from a house undergoing repairs.
Police investigate suspected charity bin theft
York police are appealing for the owners of clothing believed to have been donated to charity to come forward.