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Witness appeal after man assaulted in Newton Aycliffe

16th January 2020

The 80-year-old was waiting at the double bus stop on Central Avenue, in Newton Aycliffe, on New Year’s Eve between 1pm and 1.30pm when he was approached by two youths on bikes.

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Man jailed after arranging to meet fictitious 15-year-old girl

16th January 2020

​A man who had explicit conversations with a fictitious teenage girl and arranged to meet up with her has been jailed.

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Siblings become Teesdale's latest Young Heroes

15th January 2020

​A pair of siblings have been crowned Teesdale’s latest Young Heroes after being recognised for giving up their Christmas Day to help bring cheer to the elderly.

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Man caught dealing white powder in Darlington nightclub jailed

15th January 2020

Anthony Race, from Newton Aycliffe, was spotted on CCTV in the Inside Out nightclub in Beaumont Street, Darlington.

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Jail for rapist who deliberately targeted lone woman at night

14th January 2020

Alexander Neil Dixon was said to have been driving around the Bishop Auckland area looking for a potential victim when he saw the woman, who was walking along Cockton Hill Road late on the evening of October 27 last year.

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Did you witness a robbery in Bishop Auckland yesterday?

14th January 2020

The victim was leaving the Cumberland Arms when she was approached by a man at around 1.30pm yesterday afternoon (January 13).

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Jail for driver who injured three officers

14th January 2020

Elroy McArthur crashed his black 4x4 into three parked cars as he careered through the streets of Darlington under the influence of drugs on November 16.

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E-fit released in Shotton Colliery robbery investigation

13th January 2020

Officers investigating a robbery in Shotton Colliery have released an e-fit of one of the suspects.

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Appeal to trace sentimental items stolen in burglary

13th January 2020

​Detectives are appealing for the public’s help in locating sentimental items that were stolen during a burglary.

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Three speeding drivers identified every hour, new figures show

13th January 2020

​Police are identifying three speeding drivers every hour across Cleveland and Durham, according to police figures.

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Dangerous driver banned on his birthday

9th January 2020

​A dangerous driver caught doing 89mph through residential streets was banned from driving on his birthday.

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Elderly couples home burgled in Barnard Castle over New Year

7th January 2020

The incident happened sometime between Sunday (December 29) and Tuesday (December 31).

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Final farewell for County Durham and Darlington PCVC, Ron Hogg

7th January 2020

​Today we said goodbye to Ron Hogg, Police, Crime and Victims’ Commissioner for County Durham and Darlington.

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Did you witness a fight in West Auckland at the weekend?

6th January 2020

It is believed six people were fighting in the street.

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Trio charged following Evenwood robbery

3rd January 2020

They appeared at Peterlee Magistrates’ Court this morning (January 3) after being charged with a string of offences.

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Officers to take part in 'haunted' charity sleepout

3rd January 2020

​North-East police officers are again spending a night behind bars in a haunted prison to raise money for good causes.

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Consett man caught with Class A drugs jailed

3rd January 2020

Aaron Telfer from Consett was stopped by police driving his car in February last year.

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Teesdale turkey thief handed jail following Christmas spree

2nd January 2020

Tony Deehan, 40 of Richardson Fields, Barnard Castle was charged with five shoplifting offences.

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Tributes paid to mother after fatal car crash on Coundon Bypass

31st December 2019

TRIBUTES have been paid to a woman who died in a crash near Bishop Auckland yesterday.

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Man arrest after cannabis farm discovered in Barnard Castle

31st December 2019

​A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the cultivation of cannabis after officers discovered about 100 plants growing in a house in Barnard Castle town centre.

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Tributes paid to beloved son who died in Boxing Day crash

28th December 2019

TRIBUTES have been paid to a motorcyclist who died in a Boxing Day crash near Bishop Auckland.

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Donations help vulnerable bag snatch victim have a happy Christmas

24th December 2019

​A vulnerable pensioner who had her bag snatched twice in a week will have a happy Christmas thanks to generous members of the public.

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Officers spread a little festive cheer following Christmas present theft

24th December 2019

Officers from Durham City police station along with staff from the Riverwalk Walkergate complex heard of the burglary and began collecting donations.

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Witness appeal after man robbed in his Stanley home

24th December 2019

Two masked men broke into a property in Ivy Terrace, in Craghead, Stanley, at around 7.30pm on Saturday (December 21) while the victim was asleep in his bed.

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Police appeal for witnesses after woman dies following A67 collision

24th December 2019

The woman, who was in her 90s, was driving her car when she was involved in a collision with a van on the A67 at Winston, just after 12.30pm.

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Witness appeal following A689 collision

23rd December 2019

It happened at around 1.40pm on Friday (December 20) on the A689 Addison Road between the Toronto Lodge and High Grange.

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Main jailed after being caught following police media appeal

23rd December 2019

An armed robber who was caught after members of the public recognised him following a police media appeal will be spending Christmas in prison.

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Festive Friday drugs operation hailed a success

23rd December 2019

​On Friday evening, our neighbourhood officers came together to tackle drug crime in Darlington and Barnard Castle.

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Unlucky Consett thief will spend Christmas behind bars

20th December 2019

Earlier today, Damon Clark, from Severn Street, in Chopwell, was sentenced to nine weeks in prison.

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