Police are appealing for witnesses after two people were seriously injured on the A61 near Melmerby. At about 1.40pm on Saturday 7 September 2019, a Kawasaki motorcycle was travelling towards Ripon on the A61. The motorcycle was being ridden by a man in his 50s with a female passenger who is believed to be in…

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Officers arrested an “exceptionally high” number of drink and drug drivers this weekend Police have arrested 18 suspected drink and drug drivers in a single weekend. Officers have warned that further action will be taken this month to get intoxicated motorists off North Yorkshire’s roads.  Called Operation Attention, it will involve extra around-the-clock enforcement activities…

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about a theft of a moped and two bicycles that occurred in Scarborough. It happened on Alga Terrace, Scarborough between 2am and 2:30am on Tuesday 23 April 2019 when a moped was stolen from West Street and abandoned near Alga Garage before two bicycles were taken…

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A motorcyclist has been banned from the roads after riding through central Harrogate at 82mph. Lee-Roy Campbell was recorded speeding through the 30mph zone on the A61 Leeds Road on a black Yamaha R1 performance motorbike. The 53-year-old was charged with exceeding a speed limit after he was pictured by North Yorkshire Police safety camera…

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