Durham police

Latest stories

1d
Northern Echo
Darlington woman arrested after claims that £365,000 was plundered from teachers' pension potThe company was recruited by the Government to provide "consultancy services" a
Darlington woman arrested after claims that £365,000 was plundered from teachers' pension pot
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
The company was recruited by the Government to provide "consultancy services" and "expertise and innovation", according to its website. Last week, a 44-year-old worker was arrested after internal checks revealed anomalies in finances over a period... Read more
2d
WMUR New Hampshire
Fired New Durham police chief files petition for reinstatementThe former New Durham police chief who was fired last month has filed a petitio
Fired New Durham police chief files petition for reinstatement
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted 2 days ago
The former New Durham police chief who was fired last month has filed a petition for reinstatement. The selectmen voted 2 to 1 to terminate Shawn Bernier July 23 during a closed meeting at the town hall. Bernier, through his lawyer, said he was... Read more
2d
Northern Echo
'It seemed to come out of nowhere' - driver recalls crash with ambulanceThe vehicles collided just after 8.30pm at the Liberty Terrace junction with Bl
'It seemed to come out of nowhere' - driver recalls crash with ambulance
Northern Echo / Posted 2 days ago
The vehicles collided just after 8.30pm at the Liberty Terrace junction with Blanche Terrace, leaving the ambulance on its side. Both airbags of the family car were deployed and although Mr Parkin and his daughter were not seriously injured, he said... Read more
2d
Northern Echo
Driver speaks out after ambulance crashThe vehicles collided just after 8.30pm at the Liberty Terrace junction with Bl
Driver speaks out after ambulance crash
Northern Echo / Posted 2 days ago
The vehicles collided just after 8.30pm at the Liberty Terrace junction with Blanche Terrace, leaving the ambulance on its side. Both airbags of the family car were deployed and although Mr Parkin and his daughter were not seriously injured, he said... Read more
3d
Northern Echo
Kyle Hull death inquest branded 'a shambles' after police send wrong officer to hearingREMEMBERED: Friends of Kyle Hull release balloons in his memory at 4Motion skat
Kyle Hull death inquest branded 'a shambles' after police send wrong officer to hearing
Northern Echo / Posted 3 days ago
REMEMBERED: Friends of Kyle Hull release balloons in his memory at 4Motion skate park in Darlington earlier this year. Picture: STUART BOULTON His family had expected to get answers about the 15-year-old’s death at an inquest this afternoon... Read more
3d
Northern Echo
Kyle Hull death inquest "a shambles" after police send wrong officer to hearingREMEMBERED: Friends of Kyle Hull release balloons in his memory at 4Motion skat
Kyle Hull death inquest "a shambles" after police send wrong officer to hearing
Northern Echo / Posted 3 days ago
REMEMBERED: Friends of Kyle Hull release balloons in his memory at 4Motion skate park in Darlington earlier this year. Picture: STUART BOULTON His family had expected to get answers about the 15-year-old’s death at an inquest this afternoon... Read more
3d
chroniclelive
Investigation underway after highway smash and grab robbery in County DurhamA 20-year-old woman driving a white van was flagged down by a pedestrian at aro
Investigation underway after highway smash and grab robbery in County Durham
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
A 20-year-old woman driving a white van was flagged down by a pedestrian at around 10am on Tuesday. The woman, who was driving a white Peugeot Partner van, was in Stockley Lane between Oakenshaw and Brancepeth when the man launched the... Read more
2 related stories
3d
Northern Echo
Woman van driver left shocked as man pulls her over, smashes window and steals cashThe victim, a 20-year-old woman, was driving a white Peugeot Partner van, when
Woman van driver left shocked as man pulls her over, smashes window and steals cash
Northern Echo / Posted 3 days ago
The victim, a 20-year-old woman, was driving a white Peugeot Partner van, when a man encouraged her to stop her vehicle. The suspect then smashed a window of the vehicle and stole a quantity of cash. Detective Sergeant Gavin Wilkes said: “This was a... Read more
2 related stories
3d
chroniclelive
Latest breaking news, weather and traffic updates for Newcastle and the North EastDriver shaken after thief smashes van window CRIME: A motorist was left shaken
Latest breaking news, weather and traffic updates for Newcastle and the North East
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
Driver shaken after thief smashes van window CRIME: A motorist was left shaken after her van window was smashed and cash was stolen. The incident happened at around 10am yesterday on Stockley Lane between Oakenshaw and Brancepeth, County... Read more
2 related stories
3d
The Chronicle
Watch out Uber: Seniors bring free rides to DukeSeniors Cameron Winders and JD Herrman are bringing a program to campus that pr
Watch out Uber: Seniors bring free rides to Duke
The Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Seniors Cameron Winders and JD Herrman are bringing a program to campus that provides free rides using electric vehicles. Starting Wednesday, students will be able to get free rides around Duke’s campus and into Durham using electric-powered... Read more
3d
Northern Echo
Father pulls baby from path of out-of-control car in Newton AycliffeThe family were crossing St Cuthbert’s Road and had reached the traffic island
Father pulls baby from path of out-of-control car in Newton Aycliffe
Northern Echo / Posted 3 days ago
The family were crossing St Cuthbert’s Road and had reached the traffic island when the car, driven by an elderly woman, reversed towards them at speed on the wrong side of the road. Mr Mansfield pushed his daughter to safety with seconds to spare... Read more
3d
Northern Echo
Father pulls baby out of path of out of control car in Newton Aycliffe with seconds to spareThe family were crossing St Cuthbert’s Road and had reached the traffic island
Father pulls baby out of path of out of control car in Newton Aycliffe with seconds to spare
Northern Echo / Posted 3 days ago
The family were crossing St Cuthbert’s Road and had reached the traffic island when the car, driven by an elderly woman, reversed towards them at speed on the wrong side of the road. Mr Mansfield pushed his daughter to safety with seconds to spare... Read more
4d
The News & Observer
Suspect sought in Monday shootings in Durham County | News & Observer August 25, 2015 There have been six shootings in four da
Suspect sought in Monday shootings in Durham County
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
| News & Observer August 25, 2015 There have been six shootings in four days in Durham One person killed and 13 wounded, including 8 at a... Read more
2 related stories
4d
WRAL.com Raleigh
Texas bride marries while in labor WRAL WeatherCenter Forecast California man learns 'lifetime warranty" only g
Texas bride marries while in labor
WRAL.com Raleigh / Posted 4 days ago
WRAL WeatherCenter Forecast California man learns 'lifetime warranty" only good for 5 years Man killed in Vance County fire Tuesday morning Stocks rise Tuesday after Dow Jones' worst day in years Authorities... Read more
22 related stories
4d
WRAL.com Raleigh
California man learns 'lifetime warranty" only good for 5 years WRAL WeatherCenter Forecast Texas bride marries while in labor Stocks rise
California man learns 'lifetime warranty" only good for 5 years
WRAL.com Raleigh / Posted 4 days ago
WRAL WeatherCenter Forecast Texas bride marries while in labor Stocks rise Tuesday after Dow Jones' worst day in years Authorities investigating vacant house fires in... Read more
22 related stories
4d
WRAL.com Raleigh
Health minute: When is an upset stomach cause for concern? WRAL WeatherCenter Forecast Texas bride marries while in labor California m
Health minute: When is an upset stomach cause for concern?
WRAL.com Raleigh / Posted 4 days ago
WRAL WeatherCenter Forecast Texas bride marries while in labor California man learns 'lifetime warranty" only good for 5 years Stocks rise Tuesday after Dow Jones' worst day in... Read more
22 related stories
4d
Independent
Government issues damning response to 200,000-signature cannabis legalisation petitionThe petition that urges the Government to "make the production, sale and use of
Government issues damning response to 200,000-signature cannabis legalisation petition
Independent / Posted 4 days ago
The petition that urges the Government to "make the production, sale and use of cannabis legal" has 203,466 signatures at the time of writing. The text of the petition claims that the legalisation of cannabis "could bring in £900 million in taxes... Read more
4d
chroniclelive
Vaughan Dodds who served with Durham Police is alleged to have been falsely claiming benefitsA former firearms cop splashed the cash on family holidays worth thousands whil
Vaughan Dodds who served with Durham Police is alleged to have been falsely claiming benefits
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
A former firearms cop splashed the cash on family holidays worth thousands while falsely claiming more than £55,000 in benefits, a court heard. Vaughan Dodds, who served with Durham Police from 1993 to 2007, is alleged to have made false claims for... Read more
3 related stories
4d
chroniclelive
Tony Blair's former protection cop is alleged to have been falsely claiming benefitsVaughan Dodds, who served with Durham Police from 1993 to 2007, is alleged to h
Tony Blair's former protection cop is alleged to have been falsely claiming benefits
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
Vaughan Dodds, who served with Durham Police from 1993 to 2007, is alleged to have made false claims for disability living allowance, council tax credit and income support on behalf of both his wife and himself from April 2005 to December 2009. The... Read more
3 related stories
4d
WRAL.com Raleigh
Testimony continues in Garner double murder trial WRAL WeatherCenter Forecast Have You Seen This Video? Adaptation of 'Count
Testimony continues in Garner double murder trial
WRAL.com Raleigh / Posted 4 days ago
WRAL WeatherCenter Forecast Have You Seen This Video? Adaptation of 'Count Dracula' coming to Raleigh's Theatre in the Park Cumberland County students return to school with a focus on... Read more
22 related stories
4d
WRAL.com Raleigh
California woman says puppy she bought online is ill WRAL WeatherCenter Forecast Have You Seen This Video? Adaptation of 'Count
California woman says puppy she bought online is ill
WRAL.com Raleigh / Posted 4 days ago
WRAL WeatherCenter Forecast Have You Seen This Video? Adaptation of 'Count Dracula' coming to Raleigh's Theatre in the Park Cumberland County students return to school with a focus on... Read more
22 related stories
4d
WRAL.com Raleigh
Adaptation of 'Count Dracula' coming to Raleigh's Theatre in the Park WRAL WeatherCenter Forecast Have You Seen This Video? Cumberland County stu
Adaptation of 'Count Dracula' coming to Raleigh's Theatre in the Park
WRAL.com Raleigh / Posted 4 days ago
WRAL WeatherCenter Forecast Have You Seen This Video? Cumberland County students return to school with a focus on punctuality Investigators block off Vance County road after... Read more
22 related stories
4d
WRAL.com Raleigh
Dow recovers quickly Tuesday morning after wild day WRAL WeatherCenter Forecast Have You Seen This Video? Adaptation of 'Count
Dow recovers quickly Tuesday morning after wild day
WRAL.com Raleigh / Posted 4 days ago
WRAL WeatherCenter Forecast Have You Seen This Video? Adaptation of 'Count Dracula' coming to Raleigh's Theatre in the Park Cumberland County students return to school with a focus on... Read more
22 related stories
4d
WRAL.com Raleigh
Cumberland County students return to school with a focus on punctuality WRAL WeatherCenter Forecast Have You Seen This Video? Adaptation of 'Count
Cumberland County students return to school with a focus on punctuality
WRAL.com Raleigh / Posted 4 days ago
WRAL WeatherCenter Forecast Have You Seen This Video? Adaptation of 'Count Dracula' coming to Raleigh's Theatre in the Park Investigators block off Vance County road after... Read more
22 related stories
4d
Northern Echo
Fire crews rescue man after he stumbled and fell into County Durham beckCounty Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service said it was called to a re
Fire crews rescue man after he stumbled and fell into County Durham beck
Northern Echo / Posted 4 days ago
County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service said it was called to a report of a man in the water. The service tweeted: "One male adult has been rescued by fire service personnel from the water near Houghall, taken to University Hospital... Read more
4d
The Chronicle
Racial tensions the focus of community panel on law enforcementNEWS N.C. community leaders, politicians and members of law enforcement discus
Racial tensions the focus of community panel on law enforcement
The Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
NEWS N.C. community leaders, politicians and members of law enforcement discussed how to improve interactions between underprivileged communities and the police Monday evening. Body... Read more
4d
The News & Observer
Security guard shot at Duke Manor Apartments in Durham | News & Observer August 24, 2015 Police are investigating a shooting of a
Security guard shot at Duke Manor Apartments in Durham
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
| News & Observer August 24, 2015 Police are investigating a shooting of a security guard at Duke Manor Apartments at 311 South Lasalle... Read more
5d
Northern Echo
Fire crews rescue man from County Durham beckCounty Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service said it was called to a re
Fire crews rescue man from County Durham beck
Northern Echo / Posted 5 days ago
County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service said it was called to a report of an adult in the water. In the last few minutes the service tweeted: "One male adult has been rescued by fire service personnel from the water near Houghall, taken... Read more
5d
The News & Observer
Police probe shootings of man, woman in Durham | News & Observer August 24, 2015 Police said two people were wounded earl
Police probe shootings of man, woman in Durham
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
| News & Observer August 24, 2015 Police said two people were wounded early Monday in separate shootings about 2 miles and a half-hour apart. The first... Read more
5d
Northern Echo
'No reason to be concerned by horse fair' say Durham PoliceA horse drive is planned, starting at noon on Monday, August 31. This will begi
'No reason to be concerned by horse fair' say Durham Police
Northern Echo / Posted 5 days ago
A horse drive is planned, starting at noon on Monday, August 31. This will begin and end at the site, taking in South Hetton and Haswell, and lasting about one hour. Police say they are in discussions with the event organisers. A Durham Police... Read more
2 related stories
5d
Northern Echo
'No reason to be concerned by horse fair' say County Durham policeA horse drive is planned, starting at noon on Monday, August 31. This will begi
'No reason to be concerned by horse fair' say County Durham police
Northern Echo / Posted 5 days ago
A horse drive is planned, starting at noon on Monday, August 31. This will begin and end at the site, taking in South Hetton and Haswell, and lasting about one hour. Police say they are in discussions with the event organisers. A Durham Police... Read more
2 related stories
5d
The Chronicle
A taste of DukeWelcome back to campus and to another FDOC from Editorial Board! In addition to
A taste of Duke
The Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Welcome back to campus and to another FDOC from Editorial Board! In addition to the second largest ever admitted class, this year brings a great deal of change to campus, and we are excited to critically examine the stories that unfold. For those who... Read more
6d
Northern Echo
Horse fair on bank holiday weekendA horse drive is planned, starting at noon on Monday, August 31. This will begi
Horse fair on bank holiday weekend
Northern Echo / Posted 6 days ago
A horse drive is planned, starting at noon on Monday, August 31. This will begin and end at the site, taking in South Hetton and Haswell, and lasting about one hour. Police say they are in discussions with the event organisers. A Durham Police... Read more
2 related stories
7d
Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramDURHAM — A spokeswoman for Durham police says eight people were injured after a
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 7 days ago
DURHAM — A spokeswoman for Durham police says eight people were injured after a drive-by shooting at a home where a cookout was in progress, The department says in a statement that the shooting occurred around 10:30 p.m. Friday. Spokesman Wil Glenn... Read more
3 related stories
7d
WBTV Charlotte
8 people shot, wounded in Durham drive-by incidentDURHAM, N.C. (AP) - A spokeswoman for Durham police says eight people were inju
8 people shot, wounded in Durham drive-by incident
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - A spokeswoman for Durham police says eight people were injured after a drive-by shooting at a home where a cookout was in progress, The department says in a statement that the shooting occurred around 10:30 p.m.... Read more
3 related stories
7d
WECT 6 Wilmington
8 people shot, wounded in Durham drive-by incidentDURHAM, N.C. (AP) - A spokeswoman for Durham police says eight people were inju
8 people shot, wounded in Durham drive-by incident
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - A spokeswoman for Durham police says eight people were injured after a drive-by shooting at a home where a cookout was in progress, The department says in a statement that the shooting occurred around 10:30 p.m.... Read more
3 related stories
7d
Northern Echo
'I met the man who claimed to be Ann Heron's murderer' says retired shopworkerThe killing of Ann Heron, who was 44, at Aeolian House, a large detached home o
'I met the man who claimed to be Ann Heron's murderer' says retired shopworker
Northern Echo / Posted 7 days ago
The killing of Ann Heron, who was 44, at Aeolian House, a large detached home on the outskirts of Darlington, is County Durham's only unsolved murder. The mother-of-three had her throat cut and her body was was found by her husband, Peter Heron on... Read more
7d
Northern Echo
Police notified after County Durham voters sent two postal packsVoters were told the Electoral Commission and Durham Police were notified, alth
Police notified after County Durham voters sent two postal packs
Northern Echo / Posted 7 days ago
Voters were told the Electoral Commission and Durham Police were notified, although officials stressed that the mistake did not affect the outcome of the election which saw Labour keep hold of the ward. The election was held on Thursday, August 20... Read more
8d
The News & Observer
Judge rejects lower bail in 2014 Chapel Hill shooting death | News & Observer August 19, 2015 2 Durham men charged in another Durham m
Judge rejects lower bail in 2014 Chapel Hill shooting death
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
| News & Observer August 19, 2015 2 Durham men charged in another Durham man’s death on Christopher Road Bond for both, who... Read more
8d
chroniclelive
Durham chief constable 'should have done more' to look into contents of a staff grievanceDurham’s most senior police officer has faced disciplinary action after it emer
Durham chief constable 'should have done more' to look into contents of a staff grievance
chroniclelive / Posted 8 days ago
Durham’s most senior police officer has faced disciplinary action after it emerged he ‘should have done more’ to investigate a staff grievance. While Mr Barton was cleared on two counts regarding honesty and integrity, discreditable conduct and... Read more
9d
The News & Observer
New Durham police headquarters could top $80M | News & Observer August 20, 2015 City Council seeking feedback on the fiv
New Durham police headquarters could top $80M
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
| News & Observer August 20, 2015 City Council seeking feedback on the five proposed options The complex’s budget has jumped $18.5 million That doesn’t... Read more
9d
Black Press USA
Cop Shot Himself and Blamed a Black Driver: Police Officer Kelly Stewart and Carlos Antonio Riley in North Carolina The jury found Carlos Riley not guilty in the shooting of a Durham police off
Cop Shot Himself and Blamed a Black Driver: Police Officer Kelly Stewart and Carlos Antonio Riley in North Carolina
Black Press USA / Posted 9 days ago
The jury found Carlos Riley not guilty in the shooting of a Durham police officer (Courtesy of ABC11/Durham) (Slate) – On Dec. 18,... Read more
10d
Slate
Cop Pulled Over a Driver, Accidentally Shot Himself, and Claimed the Driver Did ItThe law, lawyers, and the court. “1 Shot Fired by Officer”The shape-shifting s
Cop Pulled Over a Driver, Accidentally Shot Himself, and Claimed the Driver Did It
Slate / Posted 10 days ago
The law, lawyers, and the court. “1 Shot Fired by Officer”The shape-shifting story of a cop who pulled over a driver and ended up shooting himself. On Dec. 18, 2012, in Durham, North Carolina, police officer Kelly Stewart pulled over Carlos Antonio... Read more
10d
chroniclelive
Durham Police find body in search for missing Ferryhill dad Darren LawlerMr Lawler left his Blandford Street home on June 11, when he said he was going
Durham Police find body in search for missing Ferryhill dad Darren Lawler
chroniclelive / Posted 10 days ago
Mr Lawler left his Blandford Street home on June 11, when he said he was going to visit his dad in Wheatley Hill. Following his disappearance a number of community-led searches have taken place and 30 people marched through the town to voice... Read more
10d
Northern Echo
Herzlich willkommen! Darlington welcome for German exchange visitorsThe German students are all aged between 18 and 23 and are apprentices at the S
Herzlich willkommen! Darlington welcome for German exchange visitors
Northern Echo / Posted 10 days ago
The German students are all aged between 18 and 23 and are apprentices at the Siemens site in Mulheim, and have work placements in companies such as 3M. The visitors have already spent time in the mayor’s parlour with Darlington mayor Tom Nutt, had... Read more
11d
Northumberland Today
Veteran on coast-to-coast tour makes local stopHearing stories from veterans doesn’t get any easier for Paul Nichols as he rid
Veteran on coast-to-coast tour makes local stop
Northumberland Today / Posted 11 days ago
Hearing stories from veterans doesn’t get any easier for Paul Nichols as he rides across Canada sharing his own struggles. Nichols and his team of seven people including his wife Terry and their daughter Kirsten are on a 211-day journey across... Read more
11d
Northern Echo
Motorcyclist critically injured in Thinford fireball crash remains stableHe suffered multiple fractures and internal injuries and is believed to have be
Motorcyclist critically injured in Thinford fireball crash remains stable
Northern Echo / Posted 11 days ago
He suffered multiple fractures and internal injuries and is believed to have been placed in a medically induced coma and undergone surgery at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough. The 40-year-old female driver of the other vehicle, a... Read more
11d
Northern Echo
A star on the cricket pitch and a friend to many - tributes paid to policeman turned publican Allan EdgarBut if there was one thing that overshadowed his cricket ability, it was his wa
A star on the cricket pitch and a friend to many - tributes paid to policeman turned publican Allan Edgar
Northern Echo / Posted 11 days ago
But if there was one thing that overshadowed his cricket ability, it was his was his colourful personality. Mr Edgar was a good friend to many and when he swapped catching criminals for pulling pints there was never a dull moment in the pubs he... Read more
12d
The News & Observer
Riley's attorney Charns: Lopez needs to go. | News & Observer Alex Charns, attorney for Carlos Riley who was found not
Riley's attorney Charns: Lopez needs to go.
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
| News & Observer Alex Charns, attorney for Carlos Riley who was found not guilty of shooting a Durham police officer last week, says Durham Police Chief Lopez... Read more
154 related stories
12d
The News & Observer
Charns: Forms show Durham police officer shot himself | News & Observer August 17, 2015 Two police documents say an officer shot
Charns: Forms show Durham police officer shot himself
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
| News & Observer August 17, 2015 Two police documents say an officer shot himself during a struggle with Carlos Riley in 2012 Attorney... Read more
More

People in this news