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Northern Echo
Three thugs jailed over terrifying robbery of couple camping in Middlesbrough parkTeesside Crown Court heard how the man was punched in the face by Colman while
Three thugs jailed over terrifying robbery of couple camping in Middlesbrough park
Northern Echo / Posted 2 days ago
Teesside Crown Court heard how the man was punched in the face by Colman while Harrison took other property, and Crossling went back for their own bag - which they left at the scene - to avoid detection. Colman and Crossling met at a hostel after... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Twisted crook caught out by his disgusting act at home he burgledTeesside’s most senior judge told Jack Rutley, 20, that he might have thought i
Twisted crook caught out by his disgusting act at home he burgled
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Teesside’s most senior judge told Jack Rutley, 20, that he might have thought it was funny when he smeared his excrement on the man’s bedsheets. The Recorder of Middlesbrough, Judge Simon Bourne-Arton QC, sent him to prison saying: “You may have... Read more
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Daily Star
Binge-drinking mum banned from EVERY pub in UKBARRED: MacKenzie is banned from every pub in the country Michelle Mackenzie c
Binge-drinking mum banned from EVERY pub in UK
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
BARRED: MacKenzie is banned from every pub in the country Michelle Mackenzie could not remember breaking one victim’s jaw with one punch after drinking almost a litre of vodka. In the second attack she butted a young woman, knocking out her two... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Watch moment drug-fuelled teen takes cops on chase as he shows car off to palsThis dashcam footage captures the moment a drug-fuelled teenager took police on
Watch moment drug-fuelled teen takes cops on chase as he shows car off to pals
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
This dashcam footage captures the moment a drug-fuelled teenager took police on a high-speed chase while showing off his new car to pals. The 19-year-old raced at speeds of up to 87mph in a 30mph zone - leaving chasing officers struggling to keep... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Young man tried to throw himself from car after this gang's horrific threatThe 23-year-old victim was offered a lift home from a house party when he quick
Young man tried to throw himself from car after this gang's horrific threat
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
The 23-year-old victim was offered a lift home from a house party when he quickly realised he was being driven in the opposite direction. What followed was a terrifying hour-long ordeal at the hands of thugs Stephen McCann, David James Venis and... Read more
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Northern Echo
62-OLD CHARGED WITH DAMAGING CARSNo pleas were entered at the brief hearing and the case was transferred to Tees
62-OLD CHARGED WITH DAMAGING CARS
Northern Echo / Posted 6 days ago
No pleas were entered at the brief hearing and the case was transferred to Teesside Crown Court to be heard on March 7. Chairman of the Bench Michael Poole told the defendant: "Having regard to the nature of the offences and the amounts involved,... Read more
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Northern Echo
Depressed banned driver tried to pin speeding conviction on her boyfriendThe court appearance yesterday (Friday, February 5) marked a low point in a ste
Depressed banned driver tried to pin speeding conviction on her boyfriend
Northern Echo / Posted 8 days ago
The court appearance yesterday (Friday, February 5) marked a low point in a steady decline for the mother-of-two who had lost both her parents and walked out on her husband. Her relatives sobbed with relief when she escaped prison after admitting... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Woman stuck inside faulty Poundworld machineA woman became trapped in a faulty machine at Poundworld and had to be rescued
Woman stuck inside faulty Poundworld machine
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
A woman became trapped in a faulty machine at Poundworld and had to be rescued by firefighters. The discount store and York-based Easi Recycling Solutions each faced a charge of breaching their duty to an employee. The 24-year-old victim’s right... Read more
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Northern Echo
Part-time DJ threw partner down the stairs - then told her mother "she did deserve it", court told"I pushed her down the stairs and knocked her out, but I made sure I brought he
Part-time DJ threw partner down the stairs - then told her mother "she did deserve it", court told
Northern Echo / Posted 12 days ago
"I pushed her down the stairs and knocked her out, but I made sure I brought her around, didn't I . . ? I'm not getting took for a mug." Burton, of Belvedere Road, Darlington, later denied causing his ex-girlfriend's injuries, but admitted slapping... Read more
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Northern Echo
Pervert driving instructor apologises to victims after using hidden cameras at Darlington's Dolphin CentreRecorder Richard Wright had decided against sending the perverted instructor di
Pervert driving instructor apologises to victims after using hidden cameras at Darlington's Dolphin Centre
Northern Echo / Posted 15 days ago
Recorder Richard Wright had decided against sending the perverted instructor directly to prison, saying suitable treatment would not be available behind bars. But campaigners last night called for a change in the law so judges do not have to choose... Read more
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Northern Echo
Pervert driving instructor apologises to victims after using hidden cameras to film up students' skirts and swimmers showering at Darlington's Dolphin CentreRecorder Richard Wright had decided against sending the perverted instructor di
Pervert driving instructor apologises to victims after using hidden cameras to film up students' skirts and swimmers showering at Darlington's Dolphin Centre
Northern Echo / Posted 15 days ago
Recorder Richard Wright had decided against sending the perverted instructor directly to prison, saying suitable treatment would not be available behind bars. But campaigners last night called for a change in the law so judges do not have to choose... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Pervert driving instructor who filmed up skirts of pupils avoids jail timeRory Robertson, 53, strapped the camera under the dashboard of the Citroen AX h
Pervert driving instructor who filmed up skirts of pupils avoids jail time
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
Rory Robertson, 53, strapped the camera under the dashboard of the Citroen AX he used at his one-man firm Rory’s Driving School. Peeping Tom Robertson was at the same time spying on swimmers who were showering at his local leisure centre, hiding a... Read more
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Northern Echo
Pervert driving instructor used hidden cameras to film up students' skirts and swimmers showering at Darlington's Dolphin CentreWhen he was caught by police, he was found to have footage of a 12-year-old gir
Pervert driving instructor used hidden cameras to film up students' skirts and swimmers showering at Darlington's Dolphin Centre
Northern Echo / Posted 16 days ago
When he was caught by police, he was found to have footage of a 12-year-old girl in the shower, an elderly woman getting dressed, a young couple having sex in a cubicle and numerous films up the skirts of his driving school pupils. Despite admitting... Read more
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Northern Echo
Yarm restaurant owner jailed for food hygiene in what inspector said was "one of the worst cases in 20 years"Richard Bennett, prosecuting for both the Crown and Stockton Borough Council, t
Yarm restaurant owner jailed for food hygiene in what inspector said was "one of the worst cases in 20 years"
Northern Echo / Posted 16 days ago
Richard Bennett, prosecuting for both the Crown and Stockton Borough Council, told the court that the council's food safety officers were tipped off by a member of the public who had been served chicken which was raw in the middle and another person... Read more
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Northern Echo
Pervert driving instructor used hidden cameras to film up students' skirts and swimmers showering at Darlington leisure centreWhen he was caught by police, he was found to have footage of a 12-year-old gir
Pervert driving instructor used hidden cameras to film up students' skirts and swimmers showering at Darlington leisure centre
Northern Echo / Posted 16 days ago
When he was caught by police, he was found to have footage of a 12-year-old girl in the shower, an elderly woman getting dressed, a young couple having sex in a cubicle and numerous films up the skirts of his driving school pupils. Despite admitting... Read more
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Northern Echo
Investment fraud netted Ferryhill couple at least £1.2m, court toldBut the prosecution say no investments were ever made and it was undoubtedly a
Investment fraud netted Ferryhill couple at least £1.2m, court told
Northern Echo / Posted 17 days ago
But the prosecution say no investments were ever made and it was undoubtedly a fraud. A trial at Teesside Crown Court was told that there were repeated appeals for cash - loans - to be sent through the post in order that money from ‘investments’... Read more
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Northern Echo
Investment fraud netted at least £1.2m from victims, court toldBut the prosecution say no investments were ever made and it was undoubtedly a
Investment fraud netted at least £1.2m from victims, court told
Northern Echo / Posted 17 days ago
But the prosecution say no investments were ever made and it was undoubtedly a fraud. A trial at Teesside Crown Court was told that there were repeated appeals for cash - loans - to be sent through the post in order that money from ‘investments’... Read more
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Northern Echo
Dangerous arsonist went on fire-starting spree, jury is toldSo, unusually, the jury at Teesside Crown Court has been told to decide simply
Dangerous arsonist went on fire-starting spree, jury is told
Northern Echo / Posted 17 days ago
So, unusually, the jury at Teesside Crown Court has been told to decide simply whether he did the acts and not whether he is criminally culpable. Prosecuting, Paul Newcombe said “overwhelming” circumstantial evidence pointed towards Mr Derbyshire as... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Shocking CCTV shows gangster threaten man with hammer as he cowers behind carThis is the moment a gang leader threatened a man with a hammer - after hearing
Shocking CCTV shows gangster threaten man with hammer as he cowers behind car
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
This is the moment a gang leader threatened a man with a hammer - after hearing someone LAUGHING Notorious Nathan Patton will miss the birth of his first baby after he was jailed as a result of the incident. The 29-year-old already had a suspended... Read more
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Northern Echo
Three years in jail for man accused over street attackHe suffered three broken ribs and a punctured lung in the attack in April 2014,
Three years in jail for man accused over street attack
Northern Echo / Posted 19 days ago
He suffered three broken ribs and a punctured lung in the attack in April 2014, and died five days after being released from hospital. Three pathologists could not be certain if the injuries led to his pneumonia or the fact that he had taken crack... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Parrot thief caged for stealing two birds in FOURTH burglary aged just 20A parrot thief who stole two pet birds from a mum's home has been caged. Richa
Parrot thief caged for stealing two birds in FOURTH burglary aged just 20
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
A parrot thief who stole two pet birds from a mum's home has been caged. Richard Macaulley Smith found himself behind bars of his own for his fourth house burglary at the age of just 20. He and an accomplice took the African grey birds, named Missy... Read more
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Northern Echo
Parrot thief has his wings clipped as judge jails him for two yearsCaged: Parrot thief Richard Smith The 20-year-old father-of-two admitted burgl
Parrot thief has his wings clipped as judge jails him for two years
Northern Echo / Posted 23 days ago
Caged: Parrot thief Richard Smith The 20-year-old father-of-two admitted burglary – his fourth such conviction – and was sentenced to two years, five months at Teesside Crown Court by Judge Simon Phillips. Teesside Crown Court heard how Smith knew... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Child rapist back in prison days after being releasedSex offender Shaun Hills, 25, has now been jailed again after chatting with an
Child rapist back in prison days after being released
Daily Mirror / Posted 26 days ago
Sex offender Shaun Hills, 25, has now been jailed again after chatting with an underage girl on Facebook. Shortly after his release, he started going to a Middlesbrough public place where teenagers and young people often met. He met a teenage girl... Read more
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Daily Mirror
What this woman did left her neighbour scarred for lifeOrchard then repeatedly kicked him in the legs and hit his head with a handbag
What this woman did left her neighbour scarred for life
Daily Mirror / Posted 28 days ago
Orchard then repeatedly kicked him in the legs and hit his head with a handbag containing an iPad, said prosecutor Emma Atkinson. He pushed her to defend himself, but she grabbed him, reached for the kettle and poured or threw boiling water over his... Read more
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Northern Echo
'I'll unleash hell on him if he lets us down': Police officer's pledge after prolific offender avoids jailThe police officer who investigated the case gave evidence on behalf of the 21-
'I'll unleash hell on him if he lets us down': Police officer's pledge after prolific offender avoids jail
Northern Echo / Posted 28 days ago
The police officer who investigated the case gave evidence on behalf of the 21-year-old and told Judge Tony Briggs: "There's been a massive change in him." Teesside Crown Court heard how father-of-three Heys may have been suffering from un-diagnosed... Read more
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Northern Echo
Innocent Darlington man ended up with a criminal record for poaching thanks to old school palBut he launched a bid to clear his name and proved he was at work when Luke Jac
Innocent Darlington man ended up with a criminal record for poaching thanks to old school pal
Northern Echo / Posted 30 days ago
But he launched a bid to clear his name and proved he was at work when Luke Jackson was poaching in North Yorkshire in February 2014. Jackson had also given a former address for his school mate when he was quizzed by police so he never received any... Read more

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