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Arrest over social media threats to two schools in Northumberland

An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with social media threats made at two schools in Morpeth.

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Northumberland man jailed for drug offences

A Northumberland man has been jailed for five-and-a-half years for drug offences after he was caught with heroin.

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Police action in response to youth disorder

Police have been increasing patrols in the Blyth area in recent days and have made a number of arrests following an increase in anti-social behaviour.

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Man arrested following rape incident in Northumberland

Police investigating a rape that happened last month have made an arrest.

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Gearing up for Operation Checkpoint.

Overnight operation targets countryside crime

Police officers were joined by more than 30 volunteers last night to take part in the latest major operation on rural crime.

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Northumbria Police launches campaign to protect cyclists

Northumbria Police is launching a new campaign to protect cyclists on our roads and put dangerous drivers before the court.

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Thieves break into council depot

Police are appealing for witnesses after a council depot was burgled.

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Good rating for Northumbria Police, but improvement needed on reoffending

Northumbria Police has been rated good in its latest HMIC inspection regarding effectiveness in policing, which is published today.

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New legislation on using phones while driving introduced

As of today, police are now armed with new legislation to clamp down on drivers who use their mobile phone behind the wheel.

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Police appeal over damage to vehicles

Vehicles were damaged in an act of vandalism at Blyth during the weekend.

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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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The Special Constables pictured during the operation in Blyth.

Specials operation in town gets results

Warnings and tickets were issued by Special Constables taking part in an operation in Blyth to target travelling criminals and unsafe drivers.

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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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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 appeal after assault in Blyth

Police yesterday issued an appeal for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Blyth.

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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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Burglary at soft play premises

Money has been stolen from a soft play premises in an area of Ashington.

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Do you want to pay more for police?

Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Dame Vera Baird, 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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Appeal following incident in police car on Spine Road

Police investigating a traffic incident in Bedlington are appealing for help from the public.

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Burglars steal cash from ATM machine

Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at an ATM machine in Cramlington.

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