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Arrests made in courier fraud cases

22nd October 2020

​A trio of suspected con artists have been arrested in connection with a cruel scam which saw pensioners defrauded of more than £160,000.

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A 34-year-old woman has died following a crash near Aycliffe

19th October 2020

Kayley Robinson was the passenger of a dark blue BMW when it lost control and collided with a tree on Middridge road.

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Seven strong purge on Modern Slavery

16th October 2020

​A unique and trail blazing approach to tackling modern day slavery is set to crank up the heat on those who exploit people through business activities and supply chains.

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The North East is staying at High Alert Level 2

16th October 2020

Our officers will be out and about at the weekend to explain the regulations and encourage people to comply.

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Abuse victims speak out after rapist jailed

16th October 2020

“Don’t feel like people won’t believe you, don’t feel like nobody will understand, there is always someone who will listen and help.”

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Rapist jailed for 20 years

15th October 2020

Two brave women who were abused as girls have been praised for helping bring their rapist to justice.

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Men sentenced for hospital gas cannister thefts

13th October 2020

Four thieves who broke into hospitals across the North during lockdown to steal gas canisters have been jailed for a total of 16 years.

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Police go “above and beyond” to bring conman to justice

13th October 2020

Police officers who went “above and beyond” have helped to jail a man for defrauding a vulnerable pensioner out of more than £2,000.

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Fall for the person not the profile

13th October 2020

​Fall for the person not the profile. We are joining police forces across the country who are working together with partners to tackle romance fraud.

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Sergeant Dave Clarke awarded the British Empire Medal

9th October 2020

Sgt Dave Clarke has been awarded the British Empire Medal in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

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Cocaine worth £40,000 seized in Darlington drug raid

8th October 2020

Police raided a house on Roseberry Street, Darlington, yesterday morning and seized around a kilogram of cocaine, along with a quantity of cash.

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Tributes to "amazing son, brother and uncle” who died in fatal collision

8th October 2020

Lee James Norman was driving to work on Horse Close Lane, in Trimdon Colliery, when he was involved in a head on collision with a vehicle driving in the opposite direction.

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Police and councils say “thank you” for following Covid-19 rules and guidance

7th October 2020

​Police and council officials are saying “thank you” to the people of County Durham and Darlington for their support in following the latest rules and guidance to halt the spread of Covid-19.

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Witness appeal following fatal Coxhoe collision

3rd October 2020

It happened at 9pm yesterday (October 2) on the B6291 in Coxhoe, at the junction with Park Hill, and involved a dark blue Ford Transit van and a grey Honda Civic.

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Operation Checkpoint

1st October 2020

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Check your tread

1st October 2020

​Police are today reminding drivers to check their tread as Thursday 1st October marks the beginning of National Tyre Safety Month.

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Message for foreign students

29th September 2020

If you have an appointment to register at the police station you must attend alone.

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Multi-force operation targets County Lines drug dealing

25th September 2020

​Officers took to the streets in a targeted operation against drug dealing last week.

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Project Edward weekend of action

24th September 2020

​Do you think 98mph in a 60mph is acceptable?

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Two in court following Darlington courier fraud

23rd September 2020

Two people have appeared at court after an elderly man was conned into handing over more than £100,000.

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