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Impressive Speakers Help Shine Spotlight on Bluelight Mental Health at Event

Former Rugby League player Danny Sculthorpe is one of the guest speakers at a special event which puts the spotlight on mental health in the emergency services.

Read more 19/09/2019

Family of Antony Robinson Release Photos and Tribute

The heartbroken family of a man who sadly died on Tuesday 17th September have today paid tribute to him.

Read more 18/09/2019

Appeal after suspected ram raid in Stockton

Police are seeking information and sightings of three men after a suspected ram raid in Stockton.

Read more 17/09/2019

Police Dog Shadow Retires after Seven Years’ Service

On Friday 13th September, Police Dog Shadow, who was partnered with PC Darren Williamson, completed his last shift.

Read more 16/09/2019

Chief Constable Richard Lewis has announced a new addition to the top team at Cleveland Police with the appointment of Ian Arundale QPM as Deputy Chief Constable.

Ian has extensive policing experience across all ranks, having been Chief Constable of Dyfed-Powys Police between 2008 and 2012.

Read more 13/09/2019

Three Arrested Following Two Attempted Robberies in Thornaby and North Ormesby

Yesterday evening, officers arrested three men in connection with two attempted robberies on Lanehouse Road in Thornaby and Westbourne Grove in North Ormesby.

Read more 12/09/2019

Cleveland Police Features Live on BBC’s Crimewatch Roadshow to Help Trace Naheed Khan

Temporary Detective Chief Inspector Mark Dimelow appeared on BBC One’s Crimewatch Roadshow this morning to renew Cleveland Police’s appeal to help trace Naheed Khan.

Read more 09/09/2019

Four Arrested Following a Reported Armed Robbery at One Stop Store in Eaglescliffe

Police are appealing for information after a reported armed robbery occurred at the One Stop store on Station Road in Eaglescliffe.

Read more 06/09/2019

Man Arrested Following Incident on Radyr Close, Stockton

A 38-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary with intent to steal following an incident in Stockton.

Read more 06/09/2019

Man Charged Following Multiple Incidents in Middlesbrough

A 21-year-old man has been charged with three counts of theft from a shop and attempted robbery following four separate incidents in Middlesbrough.

Read more 03/09/2019

September Crime Prevention Blog: Hollie Guard App

The nights are drawing in and I would like to take the opportunity this month to remind you about the excellent personal safety app, Hollie Guard.  

Read more 30/08/2019

Champion Sprinter Pleads with River Jumpers after Death of Friend in 2014

Champion sprinter Richard Kilty has urged people to think twice before jumping into the River Tees as he reflects on the death of his close friend in the water in 2014.

Read more 28/08/2019

Teenager Arrested after Reportedly Assaulting Police Officer

Yesterday evening (Tuesday 27th August) officers were called to Aske Road in Redcar where it was reported that a group of youths were causing criminal damage and a disturbance in the street.

Read more 27/08/2019

Crime Prevention August Blog: Tips for keeping your bike safe.

A lot more journeys are being made by bicycle these days, and with the kids going back to school next week we need to consider the security of our bikes.

Read more 21/08/2019

Three Men Arrested Following Suspected Drugs Seizure in Redcar

Three men have been arrested after a quantity of drugs and cash were seized in Redcar.

Read more 20/08/2019

Man Arrested and Baton Recovered in Stockton

A 46-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a weapon and possession of a class C drug following an incident in Stockton.

Read more 19/08/2019

Man Arrested & Weapons Recovered in Billingham

Last night at around 10:15pm, officers were called to a report of a dispute involving a group of males on Quenby Road in Billingham.

Read more 13/08/2019

World Renowned Grafitti Kings to Visit Knife Angel

With a following of over 2.4million on social media, the Graffiti Kings are world renowned street artists and their founder, Darren Cullen aka SER, is the only graffiti artist approved by the British Government.

Read more 13/08/2019

Man Arrested & Knife Recovered Following Shoplifting Offence

During the early hours of this morning, police arrested a man, 36, who was wanted in connection with a theft from Sainsbury’s store on Westbury Street in Thornaby in July.

Read more 13/08/2019

Motorbike Recovered in North Ormesby

Yesterday at around 8:50pm, PCSO Nicola Clerc was carrying out a routine patrol in the North Ormesby area when she witnessed a motorcycle driving dangerously.

Read more 13/08/2019

Dog Unit Arrests Suspected Dangerous Driver

On Saturday 10th August, PC Mo Rashad and PD Rocky were called to a report of a man believed to be driving a silver Mitsubishi dangerously in the Skelton area.

Read more 12/08/2019

Multi-Force Operation Continues to Tackle Rural Crime

Over 120 police officers, staff and volunteers from several forces across the North of England joined together overnight as part of an ongoing bid to tackle rural crime.

Read more 09/08/2019

CCTV Image Released Following Attempted Robbery in Middlesbrough

Police are releasing a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an attempted robbery on Wilson Street in Middlesbrough.

Read more 06/08/2019

Large Haul of Drugs Recovered from Redcar Beach Event

A large quantity of drugs was seized from attendees of the Beach Jam event at Majuba Beach on Saturday 3 August. 

Read more 06/08/2019

27ft Knife Angel Sculpture Unveiled in Middlesbrough

A 27ft sculpture that highlights the losses and consequences of knife crime has been unveiled in Middlesbrough.

Read more 06/08/2019

Closure Order Issued to Tenants of Hartlepool Property

Officers from the Hartlepool Neighbourhood Police Team executed a closure order at a property on Charterhouse Street yesterday following issues with drugs and anti-social behaviour.

Read more 06/08/2019

Police officer recruitment planned at Cleveland Police

Our PC recruitment is now opening on September 5th – rather than September 2nd as previously advertised - to link to a national recruitment campaign.

Budding police officers are being encouraged to show their interest in joining Cleveland Police as the Force continues with its plans to recruit more than 100 officers before the end of April 2020.

Read more 05/08/2019

Texas Tech Students Visit Teesside

Two undergraduate students from America recently visited Teesside as part of a study programme to find out more about our region’s approach to drug and alcohol treatment and prevention.

Read more 30/07/2019

Stockton CID Arrests in 24 Hours

Officers from Stockton CID have made a number of arrests and one charge over the last 24 hours in connection with two burglaries, attempted thefts from motor vehicles and an attempted robbery.

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