A cocaine-using drink-driver who sped off in a car at up to 130mph to escape police was jailed for nine months today.
Sean Williams, 27, had crashed through roadwork cones into a closed lane on the A55 dual carriageway in North Wales, went the wrong way around a roundabout, and he and a passenger leapt from the Mazda as it was still moving before the car crashed into a hedge, Caernarfon Crown Court heard.
The prosecution said a Taser stun-gun was used to detain him at Bangor.
Williams, a plasterer, of Min y Coed, Bangor, admitted dangerous driving, possessing a drug, failing to stop for and resisting police, and drink and drug driving.
A three-year ban with an extended test was ordered.
Police are investigating after a man was assaulted in Bangor while out walking his dog.
North Wales Police says the assault on the 29-year-old man happened in the Glanrafon Hill area on Sunday 10th April 2016.
At about 12.30am the man was attacked by a man with whom he had just engaged in conversation. His injuries are serious but not life threatening.
The assailant is described as a white male in his early 40’s with dark hair and wearing grey tracksuit bottoms with a blue stripe down the leg and a white top.
Moments before the attack the victim was talking to a group of students on Glanrafon Hill who were playing with the man’s dog.
Police say they are likely to have witnessed the attack and would like to speak to them.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.
Four men have been arrested and drugs, suspected to be heroin, have been seized after a police operation in Bangor.
A warrant was carried out at a flat in Plas Popty in Bangor on Tuesday.
Several large quantities of suspected class A drugs were recovered, as well as a significant amount of cash.
Two men from Bangor and two from Merseyside were arrested and have since been released on bail pending further enquiries.
I would appeal to the local community to identify individuals dealing in class A drugs in the Bangor and North Gwynedd area.
We need information on individuals involved in supplying drugs and the vehicles they use.
A woman who used a Stanley knife to rob a student of a bag of marshmallows has been jailed.
Sian Budski, 39, of Bethesda in Gwynedd was under the influence of drink and drugs and was Tasered by police after she held the knife towards a university student and demanded cash from her.
Caernarfon crown court heard instead snatching money she grabbed a bag of marshmallows.
Budski was jailed for 32 months. She admitted robbing a second-year student who was shopping at nearby Bangor in December.
Judge Gaynor Lloyd told the defendant :"You clearly have complex issues you need to address."
Firefighters are currently at the scene of a gorse fire on Bangor mountain this evening.
There are no casualties reported, pictures on social media show the side of the hill alight.
North Wales Fire service say officers are having to attend on foot due to the remote location.
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