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Jail for Darlington handbag robber

6th July 2020

Richard Clark told the victim he would help her locate her friend, but instead directed her to a secluded area where he dragged her to the floor and grabbed her handbag.

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Thank you to those who went “steady away” this weekend

6th July 2020

​To those of you who went steady for your first drink back at the pub – thank you.

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Driver dies following car fire on A690 at Willington

6th July 2020

A DRIVER has died following a car fire on the A690 in Willington this afternoon.

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Appeal after collision leaves man with potentially life-changing injuries

3rd July 2020

It happened shortly after 6.05pm last night (Thursday, July 2) on Butterwick Road, in Fishburn.

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Trio jailed for supplying undercover cop with cocaine

3rd July 2020

Luke Arnell, Jordan Longworth and Lee Maiden were all jailed for 36 months after they provided the officer – who posed as a cocaine user – with the Class A drug on a number of occasions.

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Drugs, cash, firearms and a grenade seized as part of biggest-ever crackdown

2nd July 2020

A total of 37 people have been arrested across the region with nine remanded in custody.

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Know your limits and consider how you will get home safely this weekend

1st July 2020

​The mother of a young man who was killed during a night out is teaming up with Durham Constabulary to encourage revellers to drink responsibly this weekend.

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Officers to take part in NPCC seatbelt campaign

26th June 2020

As part of their daily patrols officers will particularly focus on drivers and their passengers who are not wearing seatbelts.

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Gang members jailed over prison Facebook boasts

22nd June 2020

TWO men who plotted to smuggle drugs and mobile phones into prison have been jailed after an inmate used one of the phones to boast about his exploits on social media.

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Tributes paid to teenager who died in Tanfield collision

22nd June 2020

Andrew Rowlands was a passenger in the car when it crashed on Barcusclose Lane, Tanfield. The 18-year-old was taken to hospital with serious injuries but sadly he was pronounced dead a short time later.

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Quick-thinking neighbour helps cops catch burglar

18th June 2020

​We would like to thank a woman whose quick-thinking actions helped us catch a burglar who had broken into an elderly man’s home.

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Good results from Darlington Police

15th June 2020

​Police in Darlington have been working hard to tackle burglaries and other associated crimes.

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More than 400 plants seized in Ferryhill cannabis farm raid

15th June 2020

MORE than 400 cannabis plants have been seized in a police operation in Ferryhill.

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PC Ellis Hutchinson retires

11th June 2020

​“You are joining one of the biggest teams in the world."

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Two arrested and seven vehicles seized in Peterlee operation

11th June 2020

​Two men were arrested and seven vehicles were seized during an operation in the Peterlee area yesterday.

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