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New Road Safety Bureau launched

10th August 2020

​Uninsured drivers and those who speed will be targeted as Durham Constabulary launches its new Road Safety Bureau this month.

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Ann Heron murder: Son appeals for information thirty years on

7th August 2020

​“Someone out there must know who did this to my mum and, more importantly, why.”

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Man jailed for grooming “teenage boy”

4th August 2020

Undercover police officers posed as a 14-year-old boy on a mobile social media app and began talking to 55-year-old David Welsh.

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Inspector takes part in online Roma Holocaust Memorial Day

3rd August 2020

​Last year, Darlington Neighbourhood Inspector Chris Knox became the first British police officer to be invited to attend the European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day.

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Sucess for County Durham & Darlington as they win funding

29th July 2020

Areas of Darlington and County Durham are set to receive specialist interventions to help cut crime and improve community safety.

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Sleeping motorist handed 15 month driving ban

24th July 2020

​A man has been banned from driving after being seen slumped at the wheel whilst driving.

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Jail for burglars who broke into Newton Aycliffe warehouse

21st July 2020

Ryan Garforth and Elliot O’Reilly travelled from their homes in West Yorkshire to carry out a burglary at a business premises in Newton Aycliffe on May 10.

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Class A drugs seized during Darlington operation

20th July 2020

During the operation, 12 stop and searches were carried out, during which search dog Scamp sniffed out quantities of cocaine and ecstasy / MDMA.

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Burglar jailed for two years

17th July 2020

​A burglar is today starting a two-year prison sentence after stealing from his own relative.

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App used to identify more than 350 incident locations

15th July 2020

​Officers have been able to identify the locations of more than 350 incidents using an app which pinpoints the user’s exact location no matter where they are.

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Jail for man who assaulted woman in the street

15th July 2020

​You are not alone – that is our message to survivors of domestic abuse after a man was jailed for assaulting a woman in the street.

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Cyber4Summer set to launch 96 labs for tech-savvy teens

13th July 2020

​A top digital detective has praised a new series of innovative online workshops aimed at helping teens enhance their cyber skills.

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