Zetland FM Local News - 19th May 2020
The total number of reported Coronavirus cases in our area has remained static since yesterday, according to official figures;
Police are appealing for dash cam footage after a police vehicle was damaged on Ladgate Lane;
...and officers carried out two drugs warrants at addresses in the Newport area of Middlesbrough on Friday morning.
The total number of reported Coronavirus cases in our area has remained static since yesterday, according to official figures.
According to the latest figures published yesterday by Public Health England, there have now been 386 confirmed Coronavirus cases in Redcar and Cleveland, out of a local population of just under 137,000 people.
That figure has not shown any increase since yesterday.
There are have been 634 cases confirmed in Middlesbrough, that figure has also remained static since yesterday.
Police are appealing for dash cam footage after a police vehicle was damaged on Ladgate Lane.
The incident occurred on Thursday 14th May between 3:45pm and 4pm close to the cycle path and Slip Inn Bank when the vehicle was parked up and the tyre was slashed.
Officers are appealing to drivers who were in the area of the time of the incident who have dash cam footage to please come forward as they may be able to assist with enquiries.
A 26-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and released under investigation pending further enquiries.
Officers carried out two drugs warrants at addresses in the Newport area of Middlesbrough on Friday morning.
The warrants were carried out at properties on Leinster Road in conjunction with the local neighbourhood team, Operational Support Unit and Cleveland Special Constabulary.
Cash and a quantity of suspected cannabis was recovered from one of the addresses and a quantity of tablets, suspected to be class C drugs, were seized at the second address.
A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class B drugs. He was released under investigation pending further enquiries.