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Mother-of-two caught speeding while she was banned from driving

Depressed banned driver tried to pin speeding conviction on her boyfriend

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The man helps himself to the contents of the till during the robbery Teesdale Convenience Store on Teesdale Avenue, Billingham, after threatening the shopworker with a syringe

CCTV: Man threatens shopworker with syringe during robbery

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Government minister James Wharton has branded Cleveland Police "rotten" and called for a thorough independent investigation

Claims by minister that Cleveland force is rotten are "misleading and damaging", says temporary chief constable

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Daniel Mark Rowland arriving to be sentenced at Durham Crown Court.

Newton Aycliffe driver jailed for causing death of woman who ran into road

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Hardwick Hall Hotel, in Sedgefield, where the Lobster Festival is held

Man wanted for three years in connection with glassing at lobster and champagne event arrested overseas

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JAILED: John Campbell, jailed for three years and nine months, mainly for his involvement on Gregg's branch burglaries across the region.

Man jailed for spree of break-ins at Gregg's shops across North-East

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Lawrence Ireland arrives at Teesside Crown Court, Middlesbrough. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Cross-dressing lorry driver jailed for abusing child in 1970s

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Pensioner threatened with imitation handgun in Stockton

Pensioner threatened with imitation handgun

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The George and Dragon, Norton High Street. Picture: Google Maps.

Pensioner robbed on Norton High Street

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Dog walker threatened with baton

Police were joined by dozens of Watch volunteers on Operation Checkpoint.

TV force in major road crime operation - 120 vehicles stopped

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Pc Rathband

Rathband negligence claim judgment to be handed down by court

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Motorist arrested after police chase in Darlington

Motorist arrested after police chase in Darlington

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SPIKED: The prosecution in the trial of Stanley Simpson, at Durham Crown Court, suggest he may have spiked drinks of girls staying over at his home.

Accused denies spiking drinks of young women staying over at his home

Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court

Cannabis farm with potential value of almost £10,000 found in attic

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Marius Chirecea appeared at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court

Evenwood thief hooked on heroin fined

'DAD-FIGURE': Durham Crown Court told that defendant Stanley Simpson saw himself as something of a "dad figure".

Alleged serial child abuser denies sexual interest in boys

Dealer caughter near Catterick campus of Darlington College (54574323)

Drug dealer caught outside Catterick college is jailed

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Police seized cannabis worth £4m

Three North-East men charged over £4m cannabis haul

A 64-year-old North Yorkshire man has been arrested on suspicion of historic rape and other sexual offences on a teenage girl

Man, 64, arrested over historic rape and sex offences on teenage girl

Darlington man given prison warning over domestic abuse at Teesside Crown Court

Part-time DJ threw partner down the stairs - then told her mother "she did deserve it", court told

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Immigration officers and police arrest the brothers

Immigration enforcement officers deport crime wave brothers to Poland

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Morris McShane will be sentenced at Teesside Crown Court after admitting string of child sex attacks

Seaham amateur dramatics stalwart admits string of child sex offences

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Slavery charges dropped against family at Teesside Crown Court.

'Woman slave' charges dropped against family after court hears alleged victim injured herself

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Beehives Stolen from Middlesbrough Allotment. Raymond Robinson is pictured at Whitehouse Allotments, North Ormesby. He has had three beehives stolen.

Thieves have "taken part of my heart away" says dedicated beekeeper after theft of his 6,000 honey bees

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Raiders target moorland farms

Raiders target moorland farms

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Businesses have been warned that their phone systems could be used by fraudsters.

Businesses warned over telephone exchange fraud

Cleveland Police. (54482263)

Knifepoint robbery in Stockton

Hunt for Stockton arsonist

Hunt for arsonist who torched car in Stockton

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Police on the beat

1.98% hike in Durham Police charge - but 50 police and 40 staff could still be lost

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CONTROL: Alleged abuse victim told Durham Crown Court he came under the control of defendant Stanley Simpson, who he feared.

Alleged victim told police he was regularly abused by controlling defendant over the course of a year

James and Gillian Wheeler arrive at Teesside Crown Court, Middlesbrough. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

'I did nothing wrong', says Ferryhill man accused of fraud over investment scam

Record number apply for police jobs

Record number apply for police jobs

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Diamond engagement ring with more than 50 years' sentimental value stolen in burglary

Diamond engagement ring with more than 50 years' sentimental value stolen in burglary

Bees

Anti-social bee-hive-iour

Attempted robbery on road bridge

MESSAGE: Durham Crown Court judge tells defendant Robin Scott the message must go out that men engaging in such behaviour must expect to receive an immediate prison sentence

Man, 67, jailed for online sex chat to what he thought was a 14-year-old girl.

A car overturned after failing to stop for police on the A19 near Stokesley. Picture: @OscarRomeo1268

Car crash as driver fails to stop for police on A19

PEEPING TOM: Rory Robertson

Pervert driving instructor apologises to victims after using hidden cameras at Darlington's Dolphin Centre

DIRTY: Chai Wallah Yarm High Street, restaurant shocked a food safety officer who said it was one of the worst cases he had ever seen in more than 20 years.

Yarm restaurant owner jailed for food hygiene in what inspector said was "one of the worst cases in 20 years"

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Man, 32, and woman, 29, arrested after stabbing in Darlington

Darlington pair arrested after man, 32, stabbed during 'domestic incident'

CONTRITION: Court told Stephen Hopper, jailed for pub violence after chance meeting with "ex" in Ferryhill pub, now "very sorry" for events that night.

Man jailed for pub violence after confrontation with former partner

Nikki Aldridge has appeared at Consett Magistrates' Court charge with sexual offences

Consett man accused of encouraging underage girls to perform sex acts

Some of the legal high seized by police  (54261208)

Users of legal highs targeted by police

Missing man believed to be in North Yorkshire

The RSPCA shop in Framwellgate Moor, Durham, which has been burgled. Picture: GOOGLE STREET VIEW

RSPCA shop burgled for £200

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A drive to recruit more officers to North Yorkshire Police have been announced

Police officer numbers set to increase in North Yorkshire - new investment plans announced

Five people took their own lives in North-East prisons last year  (54147552)

Figures on region's prison suicides released

Craig Jordan Abbott appeared at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court today (January 27)

Upset man rammed farmer's car after pet Rottweiler shot for worrying sheep

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DRUG-DRIVE: Police arrested low-level heroin dealer Dennis McGowan on suspicion of driving while unfit through drug use.

Jailed: Heroin dealer was "struggling to keep eyes open" at wheel of car when police arrived

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