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Durham Police appeal for information following surge in arson attacks

23rd November 2020

​Durham Police are encouraging residents to assist them in an appeal for information linked to a surge in arson attacks across the east coast of County Durham.

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Eight people reported for breaches of Covid-19 following house party

23rd November 2020

Officers from Durham Constabulary were called to reports of anti-social behaviour at a property in Eastbourne Road, in Darlington, shortly before 1am on Friday.

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Doorstep traders arrested and £50,000 seized by police

19th November 2020

​Fraudsters have been warned that they have no ‘plaice’ in our community after two doorstep traders were arrested and around £50,000 seized.

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Working together to improve service for victims of domestic abuse

17th November 2020

​Specialist officers tackling domestic abuse across the North East are working together to enhance and improve service to victims.

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Raid at Darlington farm

13th November 2020

A stolen caravan, two shotguns and a cannabis farm were among the items recovered from a raid on a farm on Wednesday.

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Jail for man who raped teenage girl

12th November 2020

Saman Osmanzadeh was prowling the streets of Darlington in his car when he found the girl walking home in the early hours of the morning.

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Luxury cars seized

11th November 2020

A man has been arrested and six luxury cars seized as part of an ongoing operation to target serious and organised crime.

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Proposal for new centralised custody facility

10th November 2020

​Plans are being submitted for a new centralised custody facility for County Durham and Darlington.

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Serial burglar behind bars

5th November 2020

​A serial burglar is today starting a prison sentence after breaking into a man’s home while he was being treated in hospital.

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Our approach to new lockdown regulations

4th November 2020

​We know these are difficult times and Durham Constabulary will take a sensible, proportionate and fair approach to policing the new lockdown regulations which are about to come into force.

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A burglar has been jailed following attempted Durham break-in

2nd November 2020

Wayne Cuthbert, 39, from Durham was charged with the attempted burglary of an address on Fieldhouse Lane in Durham on July 4.

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Jail for man who stabbed “Good Samaritan”

30th October 2020

​A man who stabbed another man in the back after he tried to stop him attacking his girlfriend has been jailed for six years.

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We don’t just deal with crime…

29th October 2020

​​Last night, our control room received a call from a worried member of the public reporting a family who were struggling in the current climate and had no food to eat.

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PD Buzz needs a forever home

28th October 2020

​Could you give PD Buzz a forever home?

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Man jailed for assaulting two police officers

28th October 2020

Sean Harris, of Gordon Terrace, Stanley, was charged with two counts of assaulting an emergency service worker and one count of criminal damage.

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Drink driver jailed after lying to court

27th October 2020

A drink driver who lied about the death of a family member to have his court case dismissed has been jailed.

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Safer Streets scheme will be expanded

26th October 2020

​A scheme to protect hundreds of homes across County Durham and Darlington by reducing burglaries and improving community safety is set to be expanded.

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