Arrests And Closure As Knife Warrant Executed At Leeds Shop

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Neighbourhood policing team officers have executed a warrant at a shop in Leeds city centre today to support ongoing work to tackle knife crime involving young people.

The operation, led by officers from Leeds North East Neighbourhood Policing Team, saw a search warrant under the Knives Act 1997 executed at the Fantasia store, in Ludgate Hill, Leeds, which sells knives, machetes and swords.

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police News

Drink/drug driving contributes to almost one in three fatal collisions

Almost one in three fatal collisions on the roads of Avon and Somerset in the last year have involved drink or drugs as a contributory factor. This equates to 12 collisions where people were killed through drink or drug driving. We are highlighting these statistics as we participate in the National Police Chiefs’ Council’s Winter Drink and Drug Driving Operation which runs from 1 December 2021 to…


Source:: Avon & Somerset Police News

Former Member of Police Staff Due In Court


A former member of West Yorkshire Police staff is due to appear in court charged with stalking.

Richard Marshall, aged 38, who was based in the Digital Forensics Unit at Carr Gate, is alleged to have stalked a female who is known to him between 1 January 2020 and 30 September 2020.

Mr Marshall was suspended from duty at the commencement of the investigation and has since left the organisation.

He is due to appear before Bradford Magistrates’ Court on Friday (10 December 2021).

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police News