Northumbria police has warned of the dangers of taking a batch of prescription drugs which were stolen from a house in Gateshead on Sunday. Officers say the drugs, including oramorph and oxycodone, could be fatal if taken in large quantities.
If any medication is found, it's advised to take it straight to your nearest police station.
Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a home in Hartlepool in which Christmas presents were stolen.
The burglary took place between Sunday 15th December and Thursday 19th December at an address on Caistor Drive on the Fens estate in Hartlepool.
Among the stolen items were nine-carat gold earrings, a nine-carat gold pendant, a Nintendo Wii console, GHD hair straighteners, an Acer laptop and numerous children’s toys.Anyone with information is asked to call the non-emergency 101 number or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
A Northumberland man has been jailed for 10 months after he broke into a house and stole a computer. Richard James Dickinson, 19,of Laycock Gardens, Seghill, Blyth pleaded guilty at Newcastle Crown Court.
Four offences of theft from motor vehicles and one of theft of a bicycle were also taken into account. The offences took place in Seaton Deleval and Seghill between March and June 2012.