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Detectives appeal after jewellery stolen in West Auckland burglary

12th December 2019

The incident occurred sometime between 2.30pm and 6.15pm, Tuesday (December 3) at an address on Challener Way.

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Officers make victim's wishes come true

10th December 2019

​An elderly man who saved for months to buy a dog only to have his savings stolen, has had his Christmas wishes come true.

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Tributes paid after man dies following collision in Chetser-le-Street

10th December 2019

James Terrance Hewitt was struck by a Ford Fiesta on Front Street, in Chester-Le-Street shortly after 8.30am on Tuesday, December 3.

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Weardale student wins force Christmas card competition

9th December 2019

This year the winner was 9-year-old Millie Dixon from Wolsingham Primary School.

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Leo crowned Crook Young Hero

6th December 2019

​A courageous little boy who helped save his mother’s life when she collapsed at home has been praised by the emergency services.

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Tributes paid to much-loved husband and father

5th December 2019

Gary Amos was struck by a Ford Transit Tipper on Durham Road, in Blackhill, Consett, at 9.55am on Tuesday, November 26.

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Did you witness a doorway being damaged in Ferryhill?

3rd December 2019

The incident occurred at an address on Lime Road at around 11pm on Friday (November 22).

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Man arrested following alleged knifepoint robbery

3rd December 2019

A man has been arrested followed an alleged knifepoint robbery in Darlington.

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Concerned about the illegal use of off-road bikes? Take our survey

3rd December 2019

​​Want to help shape the way we respond to your concerns and investigate crime associated with off-road bikes and their riders? Please take part in our survey.

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Jail for man caught bringing £800,000 worth of cocaine into County Durham

3rd December 2019

Francis Cain, from Liverpool, was stopped by police driving his van on the A1m near Bowburn, in Durham, on September 23 when officers discovered ten packages of cocaine hidden in a secret compartment behind the driver’s area.

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Did you witness an Alfa romeo make off from police in Consett?

3rd December 2019

A police pursuit began shortly after 11.30am on Friday morning (November 29) on Villa Real Road in Consett.

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Police operation receives national recognition

3rd December 2019

​A police operation which reduced the number of stray horses in a County Durham town by 75 per cent has received national recognition.

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Appeal following 2-in-1 burglary in West Auckland

2nd December 2019

It is believed the suspect broke into the address and removed car keys from the kitchen before making off in the vehicle.

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CCTV appeal following theft in Co-op bank, Durham

27th November 2019

It is believed the suspect removed the money while the victim was walking around the city centre.

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Jail for robber who threatened to slit cashier’s throat

26th November 2019

​A knife-wielding woman who robbed a petrol station and threatened to slit the cashier’s throat has been jailed for six years.

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Officers catch up with skating teen who has had to restart her life

26th November 2019

​Rachel Sheldon, from Coxhoe, fell off her skateboard on the afternoon of Saturday, September 14 and suffered serious head injuries as a result.

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Generous residents donate to coat appeal

22nd November 2019

The heart-warming generosity of Consett residents will provide winter coats for hundreds of disadvantaged children at schools across the area.

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PCSO Recruitment now OPEN

22nd November 2019

​One of the top-performing police forces in the country is recruiting new Police Community Support Officers.

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Did you witness an armed robbery at McColls in West Auckland?

22nd November 2019

It is believed the male suspect entered the store and threatened two female members of staff with a small bladed weapon before removing a quantity of cigarettes and cash.

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Did you witness a theft of mirrors in popular Darlington hotel?

22nd November 2019

The incident occurred at around 6.30pm on Friday (November 15) at Bannatyne Hotel on Southend Avenue.

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Officers appeal following early morning burglary in Bishop Auckland

19th November 2019

The incident occurred shortly after 4am this morning (November 19) at an address on Bracks Road.

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Global award for pioneering Checkpoint offender programme

19th November 2019

A PIONEERING programme to turn offenders away from crime has been named the best in the world at a prestigious awards scheme.

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Did you witness a burglary in Crook on Friday night?

19th November 2019

It is believed the suspect entered the house on West End Villas shortly after 5.30pm on Friday (October 15).

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Community groups battle it out in Dragon’s Den style competition

19th November 2019

​A huge well done to the community groups in Darlington who battled it out this weekend in a Dragon’s Den style competition to win their share of a £35,000 grant.

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Residents thanked for honesty over mysterious £2k bundles

18th November 2019

Detectives have thanked honest residents who have repeatedly handed in bundles of cash which keep mysteriously turning up in their village.

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Did you witness a robbery in Shotton on Friday?

18th November 2019

The incident occurred at around 2pm on Friday (November 15) on Bridge Street.

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Police dog Jet retires

15th November 2019

​A canine crime-fighter is putting his paws up after eight loyal years of active service.

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Two brave men recognised at Police Public Bravery Awards

15th November 2019

Both James and Oliver exposed themselves to considerable risk in intervening during the incident and their actions saw the offender arrested.

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World Class Policing award for Community Peer Mentor project

15th November 2019

A PROJECT which has reduced demand on frontline officers by empowering vulnerable people has been honoured at the inaugural World Class Policing Awards.

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Estate project crowned POP winner

14th November 2019

​A street games project which has seen antisocial behaviour on a housing estate cut by 95% has won a police problem-solving award.

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