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PCSO rescues children on A1(M)

15th January 2021

An off-duty PCSO rescued two children he spotted by the hard shoulder of the motorway after finding their intoxicated granddad face down in a bush.

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'Rules are here to protect us all' appeal over Covid-19 gatherings

15th January 2021

​Police are reminding young people how their actions can affect others when they venture out and about during lockdown.

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Four arrested in crackdown on suspected prostitution and modern slavery

15th January 2021

Acting on intelligence, on Wednesday officers attended an address in Portland Place, Darlington, after reports it was being used as a pop-up brothel.

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Durham Chief Constable launches Inclusivity Charter

14th January 2021

The six-point pledge includes commitments to ensure all officers and staff feel accepted in the workplace; everyone has a voice, that diversity and difference are respected and that all force policies and procedures are fair.

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Bungling burglar jailed

14th January 2021

A bungling burglar who stole items including a disabled person’s wheelchair is today starting a three-year prison sentence.

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Drug gang leader jailed

13th January 2021

​A drug gang leader who converted a town centre office block into a massive cannabis farm, is today starting a seven-year prison sentence.

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Suspected drug dealer caught by Covid-19 officers in Darlington

11th January 2021

A SUSPECTED drug dealer has been arrested after police were called to a property following reports that Covid regulations were being breached.

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100 arrests as part of an operation to tackle acquisitive crime

8th January 2021

Officers have been relentlessly seeking out suspects across the force since the start of December.

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PD Buzz settles in to new home

7th January 2021

​Remember PD Buzz?

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Three men charged with New Years Day assault

6th January 2021

Officers were called to the incident on Dodds Close, Wheatley Hill shortly after 10.30am on New Years Day.

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Fine issued to parents of a Darlington party 'host'

6th January 2021

On arrival officers found that there were 19 teenagers inside the property all under the age of 18.

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Garage owner jailed for eight years for drug offences

23rd December 2020

Garage owner, Karl Fry, will be spending Christmas in custody after he allowed drug dealers to store their goods on his premises – Fry’s Family Auto Services, on Brunswick Street, in Stockton.

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Rapist jailed after holding woman captive for over 24hrs

22nd December 2020

“The victim was extremely brave in coming forward to relive her horrendous experience and continues to be supported by her family”.

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