A graffiti artist who authorities had been trying to track down for two years has described the moment that he was caught as putting "his mind at ease."
Arrested for causing criminal damage, the graffiti artist had racked up tens of thousands of pounds of damage to Durham's historic centre.
It took two years, two judges, the Home Office and FBI to finally track down and arrest the culprit, after PC Kay Howarth found photos of his graffiti on the web.
More top news
The future of the Quaylink bus service has been secured by the region’s largest bus company following withdrawals in council funding.
The nominations are now open for this year's North East Disability Sports Awards.
Newcastle United have lost out on a place in the Capital One Cup semi-final after a 4-0 defeat to Spurs at White Hart Lane.