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Concern for missing 13-year-old Joseph Humble

19th September 2019

​Police are concerned for the welfare of missing 13-year-old Joseph Humble.

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Operation Seabrook - Medomsley Detention Centre

18th September 2019

Help and advice for victims who have reported to police allegations of sexual and physical abuse at the former Medomsley Detention Centre, near Consett

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Two further men to be prosecuted in Medomsley Detention Centre abuse investigation

18th September 2019

The men, who are both former members of staff at Medomsley, are due to appear at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court on October 24.

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Searches continue in Blackhall Colliery murder investigation

17th September 2019

Officers investigating the murder of John Littlewood are carrying out searches in Blackhall Colliery today.

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Paul Baveridge, wanted by police has been arrested

17th September 2019

The 30-year-old was detained by officers in Wales this afternoon.

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CCTV appeal following unprovoked assault

17th September 2019

​​It happened at The Belmont Pub, in Moor End Terrace, Durham, at around 9.45pm on Saturday, August 31.

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Detectives appeal following suspected arson in Ferryhill

16th September 2019

The incident occurred shortly after 6.30pm at an address on Brunel Street on Sunday (September 8).

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Police appeal for information following robbery in Newton Aycliffe

16th September 2019

A delivery driver was delivering stock to John’s Mini Market when he was approached by two men wearing ski masks who threatened him with a knife.

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£20,000 fine issued to food premises owner

11th September 2019

Durham and Cleveland officers, alongside partner agencies, visited three Lebaneat premises in Durham City and Yarm on Wednesday (September 4).

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Man charged with attempted murder following stabbing

11th September 2019

Mark Anthony Pearson appeared before Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court this morning charged in connection with the incident.

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Officers take on Royal Marine style-challenge for charity

10th September 2019

​A group of Durham Constabulary’s police officers are set to raise thousands of pounds for charity when they take on a military-grade Royal Marine-style challenge.

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Campaign aims to reduce deaths on two wheels

10th September 2019

The two-week campaign, led by the NPCC, aims to raise awareness of bikers and cyclists, and will educate them on how to improve their riding to avoid serious or fatal collisions.

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Appeal following collision at the Winston crossroads, A67

9th September 2019

The collision occurred shortly before 6.30pm on Thursday night (September 5) and involved a Citroen C3 and a Suzuki GSX 1400 motorcycle.

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Teenager named following fatal motorbike collision in Haswell

9th September 2019

The collision happened on the B1280 at Salter’s Lane shortly before 8.30pm on Friday night (September 6).

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PCSO's play helps youngsters make right choices

9th September 2019

A PCSO with a love of writing is helping young people make the right choices.

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Cop to deliver free self-defence classes for people in Darlington

6th September 2019

Hosted by PC Neil Walton, the classes will take place later this month and follow on from the hugely successful women’s only class which was held last year.

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Witness appeal following suspected arson

4th September 2019

It happened between 10pm and 11pm on Monday, August 26 in I’Anson Street, in Darlington, near North Park and Whessoe Road.

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A motorcyclist has died following a collision in Teesdale

4th September 2019

Janine Bleu suffered serious injuries in the accident near Bowlees Farm, at Newbiggin, in Teesdale at around 1pm on Bank Holiday Monday, August 26.

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What3words app plays vital role in search for missing boy

3rd September 2019

The parents of a boy who went missing during a day out have praised an app which helped reunite them.

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Tributes paid to 'much loved son' killed in collision

2nd September 2019

Jake Paul Miller was involved in a collision on the A690 westbound carriageway near Durham City at around 2.45am on Saturday morning.

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E-fit released of Newton Aycliffe robbery suspect

2nd September 2019

A 32-year-old man was walking along the old railway line when he was attacked by two men at the crossroads with Groat Drive and Clarence Green.

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John Littlewood murder: detectives re-appeal for witnesses

30th August 2019

John – known as John D – was found dead in a house in Blackhall Colliery on Tuesday, July 30. The 36-year-old died as a result of head injuries.

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More than 1,180 drivers caught speeding during campaign

30th August 2019

The national campaign began on Monday, August 12. The latest crackdown shows that 84 drivers were found speeding on each day of the campaign, with some drivers travelling at more than double the speed limit.

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Young carer crowned Teesdale's newest Young Hero

30th August 2019

A dedicated young carer has been recognised as Teesdale’s newest Young Hero.

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New Crook Speedwatch van is first in country to use specialist technology

30th August 2019

Durham Constabulary has become the first force in the country to use specialist ANPR technology to keep road users safe.

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Young VIPs graduate from the Bounce Resilience Academy

29th August 2019

The red carpet was rolled out as ten excited children bounced into Police HQ last night for a special graduation ceremony.

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Appeal after collision leaves man with significant head injuries

28th August 2019

The 72-year-old man had been crossing North Road, in Durham City, when a red Audi A3 reversed and struck him, causing him to fall to the floor.

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Witness appeal after biker and pillion passenger injured in collision

27th August 2019

Both the rider of the motorcycle, a 55-year-old man, and his pillion passenger, a 53-year-old woman, were taken to University Hospital of North Durham following the collision.

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Biker seriously injured following Teesdale collision

27th August 2019

She was taken by air ambulance to James Cook University Hospital, in Middlesbrough, with serious injuries following the collision on the B6277 near Newbiggin.

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Tasers to be made available to all frontline officers

21st August 2019

In a move designed to offer more protection to both the public and the police, all frontline officers are being offered upgraded Tasers.

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