Weapons And Heroin Seized After Police Execute Swathe Of Warrants In Wakefield

Thursday October 17, 2019

Weapons and Class A drugs including thousands of pounds worth of suspected heroin have been taken off the streets of Wakefield after officers executed a number of warrants.

Wakefield District Police have said more operations to tackle organised crime are planned in the city after officers raided properties in the Portobello area last week ( October 7 – 11)

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police News

Man Jailed For Gun And Machete Attack

Thursday, 17 October 2019

A man from Bradford has been jailed for a total of 14 years for his role in an incident where a man was shot and attacked with a machete.

Nicholas Beck, aged 30, of Dawnay Road, was sentenced today (Thursday) at Leeds Crown Court, where he was found guilty of wounding with intent and possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence following a trial.

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police News

Appeal for Witnesses - Road Traffic Collision, Kirkstall Road, Leeds

At 9:58am today (16/10) police were called to a road traffic collision in Kirkstall Road, Leeds, involving a white motorcycle and a white Skoda Fabia.
The motorbike rider, a 28-year-old man, was taken to Leeds General Infirmary by ambulance with serious injuries.
The driver of the car, a 71-year-old man, also attended hospital with minor injuries.
A road was closed as enquiries into the incident took place and has now reopened

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police Appeals

Appeal: Fatal Road Traffic Collision, Aberford Rd, Wakefield

Wednesday 16th October 2019,

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision, which occurred yesterday (15/10) evening on Aberford Road in Wakefield.

At 6:15pm, a Peugeot Expert van heading towards the city was attempting to turn right into Castle Gate when it was in collision with a Suzuki GSX Motorcycle travelling in the opposite direction.

The rider of the bike, a 56 year old man from the Batley area, died at the scene.

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police Appeals

Appeal: Road Traffic Collision, Bradford

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision involving two cars in Bradford.

Officers were called to a report of a collision in Ivanhoe Road at about 3.50pm yesterday (Monday), where they found a damaged silver Audi RS3 and a red Land Rover Freelander.

The persons involved had left the scene.

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police Appeals

Coroner's Appeal; Clement Fitzgerald, Keighley

Tuesday 15th October 2019

Coroners Officers are appealing for information to trace the relatives of Clement Fitzgerald.

Mr Fitzgerald, aged 53 from the Keighley area, passed away on 10th October and it is believed he has three brothers.

Anyone with information on the relatives of Mr Fitzgerald should contact Coroners Officer Arran Arblaster on 01274 373721

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police News

Appeal: Serious Road Traffic Collision, Penistone Way, Fenay Bridge

Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Police are appealing for information following a serious road traffic collision in Fenay Bridge at the weekend.

Officers were called to reports of a collision on Penistone Road at 21:04 on Saturday 12 October.

A blue BMW was travelling along Penistone Road, when it collided with a lamp post. Emergency services were called to the scene, including fire and ambulance services.

A man in his 30s suffered serious injuries and was taken to Leeds General Infirmary for medical treatment.

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Source:: West Yorkshire Police Appeals