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Man injured during Spennymoor incident

22nd March 2017

A man from Spennymoor was seriously injured when he was struck by a car in the early hours of the morning

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PCSO scoops national award

21st March 2017

PCSO Michelle Williamson, has won a national Pubwatch award for her outstanding contribution to making the night-time economy safer in North West Durham.

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Behind Bars - Darren Chawner

17th March 2017

A man from Stanley has been sent to jail for 14 years after he stabbed his girlfriend in the neck in an unprovoked attack

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Horden raids tackle suspected drug dealers

15th March 2017

​Police have targeted four addresses in Horden this morning in a crackdown on suspected drug dealers.

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New ANPR camera in Weardale

14th March 2017

​A new scheme has started to extend the reach of an important camera crime fighting tool to help protect an isolated rural community.

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Seatbelts save lives

14th March 2017

Roads policing officers across Cleveland and Durham are supporting a national week-long seatbelt campaign launching this week.

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Man in court after pub attack

10th March 2017

A man has appeared in court after being charged with a serious assault in a pub in Murton earlier this week

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Woman charged with murder of Mark Shaw

9th March 2017

A 19-year-old woman has become the second person to be charged with the murder of Mark Shaw in December last year

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Meet the Interceptors in Consett!

9th March 2017

Fans of the Channel 5 show 'Police Interceptors' can meet some of the officers who feature at an event in Consett later this month

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Wanted sex offender arrested after Crimewatch appeal

8th March 2017

Convicted sex offender arrested after featuring on BBC’S Crimewatch programme

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Make Nothing Happen - counter-terror week begins

6th March 2017

Members of the public are being urged to report anything suspicious to help defeat terrorism

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Force says goodbye to PC Gavin Smith

3rd March 2017

Durham Constabulary today said goodbye to roads policing officer PC Gav Smith, who sadly died a few weeks ago

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Force 'outstanding' for third year in a row

2nd March 2017

An independent report has classed Durhgam Constabulary as an 'outstanding' police force - for the third year in a row

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Attempted armed robbery in Darlington

28th February 2017

Detectives are trying to trace a suspect who attempted to hold up a Post Office on Geneva Road Darlington at 4.15pm yesterday.

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A 'zero tolerance approach’ for drivers using phones

28th February 2017

Cleveland and Durham’s Specialist Operations Unit will be taking part in a nationally co-ordinated week-long operation to enforce new penalties for using a mobile phone while driving.

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Shildon man hurt in road accident

27th February 2017

A man suffered a broken leg after he was involved in a collision with a car on Friday afternoon

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Knifeman holds up village store

24th February 2017

A man armed with a knife threatened the female owner of a general store before escaping with a large amount of cash

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Police appeal after playground arson

23rd February 2017

An arson attack on a children's play park in Darlington has caused more than £20,000 worth of damage

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Store fined for selling booze to youngsters

21st February 2017

A store in the Chester-le-Street area was fined for selling whisky to a 16-year-old, as part of a multi-agency operation in the town

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