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Local village smartened up by PCSOs and partners

18th February 2020

Our police community support officers joined forces with the Councils neighbourhood wardens and a team of local volunteers to tidy up Langley Park.

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Trio jailed for attack on man in own home

17th February 2020

Three people who assaulted a man in his own home are beginning lengthy jail sentences.

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Statement: Death of Janice Clark

14th February 2020

Janice Clark, a 50-year old former Army Captain and teacher, sadly died on 10 August 2017. The family launched legal proceedings sighting negligence under Article 2 of the Human Rights Act. Those proceedings have now concluded by agreement.

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PCSOs to emabark on new careers as PCs

14th February 2020

This week we said goodbye to three young PCSOs who are preparing to embark on a new career as police officers.

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Young Heroes scheme continues to thrive

13th February 2020

​A police scheme to recognise inspirational young people in one County Durham town has been so successful it is now being used across the whole force area.

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30 years of Farmwatch

12th February 2020

​Volunteer crime fighters from rural County Durham came together yesterday to celebrate three decades of patrolling the countryside in support of their communities and local police.

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Appeal following attempted burglary at fish and chip shop

10th February 2020

It happened sometime between 8.10pm on Tuesday, February 4 and 10.20am on Wednesday, February 5 at Karen’s Plaice, on Maple Avenue, Shildon.

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Does your child have access to social media?

7th February 2020

​Does your child have access to social media?

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Sexual abuse survivor speaks out as rapist is jailed for 22 years

7th February 2020

​“If you are experiencing abuse, you need to find that last ounce of strength to come forward and speak out. There are people out there who can help you and support you – you will not have to face it alone.”

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Man remanded in custody following Newton Aycliffe crime spree

6th February 2020

Neil McCormack was arrested on Monday morning (February 3) following an overnight crime spree.

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Officers help raise £20k with Royal Marine-style challenge

4th February 2020

​Officers from Durham Constabulary have helped raise nearly £20,000 for charity with a Royal Marine-style challenge.

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Appeal after bottle thrown at moving car

4th February 2020

During the incident, which happened at around 8.50pm on Friday (January 31), a bottle was thrown from a bridge over the A167 at Ferryhill onto a Vauxhall Corsa travelling below.

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Officers appeal for information after vulnerable teen attacked

3rd February 2020

​“This incident has had a huge impact on the victim, who is autistic - so much so he will no longer leave the house alone.”

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Relatives of WW2 airman found after public appeal

31st January 2020

Thank you to everyone who got in touch to help us identify the family of airman Charles Armstrong Bell following a request from the Bomber Command Museum, in Canada.

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DNA found on glove helps put robber behind bars

29th January 2020

Extensive forensic work carried out on weapons used in an armed robbery has helped to put a violent offender behind bars.

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Cops appeal for CCTV following burglary in Fishburn

29th January 2020

The incident occurred on Wednesday (January 22) at around 10pm at an address on West Terrace.

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Man jailed for five years after Great Lumley weapons find

29th January 2020

A MAN has been jailed for five years after a store of firearms and ammunition was discovered at his home during an armed police operation.

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Football project aimed at teenagers is set to kick off in Stanley

28th January 2020

YOUNG people in Stanley are giving bad behaviour the red card with a new Friday-night football project.

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Burglar at court less than 24 hours after being caught red handed

24th January 2020

​A burglar has appeared at court less than 24 hours after he was caught red handed raiding a house by fast-acting officers.

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Can you help officers investigating a theft of tools in Bishop Auckland?

22nd January 2020

The incident occurred sometime overnight between Friday (January 17) and Saturday (January 18) on Westfield Road.

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Did you witness a break in at the SPAR in Kelloe this morning?

21st January 2020

The incident occurred shortly after 2am this morning (January 21) at the premises on Front Street.

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Men in court following violent confrontation in Darlington

21st January 2020

​Two men have appeared at court in connection with an alleged incident which left a man with life-changing injuries.

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Did you witness an assault on the A691 near Witton Gilbert?

20th January 2020

Police are now keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time or anyone with dashcam footage of the incident.

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