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Two Northumberland men convicted of fraud offences

Two Northumberland men have been convicted of fraud offences after targeting vulnerable victims, including conning a 78-year-old woman out of thousands of pounds.

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Police stop poachers in Northumberland

Two men were reported for poaching offences and had their equipment seized, as part of a police operation in Northumberland last night.

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Tree poisoning under investigation

An act of environmental sabotage has taken place at a site in Morpeth.

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The deer that was found dead in a field near Abbey Mill.

Police looking into ‘deliberate killing of a deer by dogs’

An investigation is under way after a dead deer was found in a field near Abbey Mill in Morpeth on Tuesday, February 7.

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HMP Northumberland.

Undercover BBC investigation exposes problems at HMP Northumberland

Troubles at HMP Northumberland will be exposed in a television programme next week, following an undercover investigation.

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Northumbria Police told to improve after failing to record 7,300 crimes including violence and rape

Northumbria Police have been told it must improve after new figures show more than 7,300 crimes reported last year – including violence and rape – were never even recorded.

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Teenage girl raped in Morpeth

Police are appealing for information after an 18-year-old girl was raped in Morpeth on Saturday.

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Online Q&A on water safety

Northumbria Police will be joined by fire service personnel this week for an online water safety public meeting.

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One of the phablet devices that are being used by Northumbria Police officers across the force area.

Phablet devices ‘good for policing’

A senior officer at Northumbria Police has spoken of the benefit to neighbourhood policing provided by the allocation of state-of-the-art smart phones.

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Police are clamping down on drivers who use their mobile behind the wheel.

Police crackdown on drivers using mobile phones at the wheel

Northumbria Police is supporting a national crackdown on motorists using mobile phones behind the wheel.

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Neighbourhood inspector Sue Fryer.

New inspector for urban area of Morpeth

A police officer who started her career with Northumbria in Morpeth in 1993 has returned to the town as a neighbourhood inspector.

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Some of the sheep that were transported by Jeffrey Thomas Dunn to an abattoir at Spennymoor on March 6 last year.

Farmer given fine by court for moving 14 unfit sheep

A Ponteland livestock dealer who transported sheep that were determined to be not fit for moving has been fined.

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PCC named as patron for abuse project

Operation Encompass, which supports children and young people who are exposed to domestic abuse, has appointed Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner as its patron.

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Quad bike stolen in Stannington

Police are advising quad bike owners to look at assessing their security measures following a theft in Northumberland.

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Salon owner’s VAT fraud is cut short

A Northumberland woman who evaded more than £120,000 in VAT at her Newcastle hair salon has been sentenced.

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Elderly Northumberland woman falls victim to bogus window cleaner

Police are urging residents to be on their guard against bogus window cleaners.

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Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird

Do you want to pay more for policing in Northumberland?

Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner is asking for the views of residents on the amount of council tax to be paid for local policing – the police precept.

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Man stabbed in Morpeth

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed in Morpeth last night.

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Car damaged after being covered in corrosive substance

Police are appealing for witnesses after a corrosive substance was thrown over a car in North Broomhill.

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Don’t make it easy for festive burglars

Police in Northumberland are urging residents to take simple steps to protect their homes and belongings from thieves over the Christmas period.

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