A new forensic search of the home of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence starts today as detectives launch a fresh review of the case.
A North Yorkshire police officer who disarmed a would-be robber during a trip to the supermarket has been nominated for an award.
Police are investigating after an historic bridleway on the North York Moors has been damaged by illegal off-roading spree by a 4x4 driver.
Bikers travelling though North Yorkshire are being urged to take extra care over the bank holiday weekend after a grim summer on the county's roads.
Eleven bikers have already lost their lives this year and with thousands of people expected to take to North Yorkshire's country lanes over the weekend, there's a fresh appeal for bikers to heed the safety warnings. Claire Montgomery reports.
Police have named the motorcyclist who died following a road crash near Ripon. It happened just after 11am on Saturday 3rd August on Limekiln Bank on the B6265 near to the junction with Studley Lane. The man who died was Peter Wilson-Mayor, aged 60 and from Darwen in Lancashire.
The new chief constable of North Yorkshire wasted no time in making his presence felt after helping to detain a man just hours into his first shift. Dave Jones was visiting Catterick Garrison Police Station yesterday on his first day as the chief of North Yorkshire Police.
The new chief started his shift at midnight and the call came in at around 12.50am.
A spokesman said Mr Jones attended the scene of the incident, where local officers had stopped three men in their 20s. One of the suspects ran off and the chief gave chase.
The suspect was spotted trying to climb over a wall, down an alley and Mr Jones went after him with another officer who arrested him on suspicion of affray, the force said.
Two men were also arrested in connection with the incident.
The new Chief Constable of North Yorkshire police takes to the streets for his first patrol today. Dave Jones - who used be be senior officer in Norther Ireland - will also outline his aims and ambitions.
North Yorkshire Police are investigating after a woman's body was found in a field next to the A63 at Monk Fryston. They are treating the death as 'unexplained' and say it is too early to confirm whether there are any suspicious circumstances.
The A63 has been closed to allow officers to examine the scene.
Scarborough police are investigating reports that a gang of youths have beaten a goose to death with a stick.
Officers were alerted by a member of the public at around 6am on Thursday May 9th, who reported seeing three youths attacking the bird on Valley Road.
The man confronted the youths and they ran off in the direction of Tesco.
Officers are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them with information.
The youths have been described as male and aged between 16 and 18-years-old. They were all wearing jeans and t-shirts.
– PC Holly Hornsby, Scarborough police,
This was a pointless, barbaric act against a defenceless animal.
"It is important that we find out who is responsible and I am urging anyone who can help to identify the youths involved to come forward as soon as possible."
North Yorkshire Police have named the man found dead outside Harrogate Police station at the weekend.
He was Paul Herbert Metson , 69, who was from Harrogate.
His body was found by an officer in the visitor’s car park on Sunday afternoon. A firearm was recovered from the scene.
The police revealed that the death was not being treated as suspicious and no-one else was being sought in connection with the incident.
The inquest into Mr Metson's death was opened and adjourned in Harrogate on Wednesday May 1st.
– Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire
“Andrew was clearly a first-rate and respected Police Officer who was a dependable and trusted member of the North Yorkshire Police family.
“My thoughts and sincerest condolences go out to Andrew’s wife and sons.”
PC Andrew Bramma's family paid tribute to him today, after an inquest recorded a verdict of accidental death. He died following a car crash in Ripon.
– Andrew’s parents, Brian and Angie, and his wife Kathryn
“Andrew has always been a source of pride to the family, a loving husband, father and a cherished son and brother.
“While we are still having difficulty coming to terms with our lives without Andrew, the overwhelming support we have received has provided a great deal of comfort to us all.
“We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their kindness and care. It has helped us gain the strength to get us through these past four months.
“We will always cherish Andrew's memory.”
A fund set up by North Yorkshire Police Federation for PC Bramma’s children remains open.