Zetland FM Local News - 13th April 2022
Police have arrested two men following reports of thefts from motor vehicles in the Normanby and Eston areas in the early hours of Monday;
A man has been charged following reports of thefts from vehicles in Redcar;
...and an inquest has heard that a man died after he fell in a marsh after taking drugs.
Police have arrested two men following reports of thefts from motor vehicles in the Normanby and Eston areas in the early hours of Monday.
As we reported on Zetland FM yesterday, officers received reports of incidents around 11:40pm on Saturday on Rosewood Close and around 5:45am on Monday on West Wood Drive, where items including keys and a holdall were reportedly stolen from vehicles.
Police believe a number of suspects had been trying car door handles in the area around Guildford Road around 5:40am yesterday morning.
Two men aged 28 and 39 from the Middlesbrough area have been arrested in connection with the alleged thefts and both have been released under investigation whilst police continue their enquiries.
A man has been charged following reports of thefts from vehicles in Redcar.
Officers from the Redcar Neighbourhood Policing Team have conducted enquiries into recent reports of thefts from vehicles on Ings Road, and some recovered suspected stolen property has been returned to victims.
A 36-year-old man has now been charged with two alleged offences of theft from vehicles on Ings Road and he has been bailed with conditions to appear at Teesside Magistrates Court on Tuesday 3rd May.
An inquest has heard that a man died after he fell in a marsh after taking drugs.
45-year-old Lee Powell, who lived in Eston, died on his birthday on February 7th last year after taking drugs and heading out on his bicycle.
Mr Powell's body was discovered on land near the link road off a roundabout between Trunk Road and Church Lane in Grangetown, not far from Grangetown Fire Station and the Tesco and Aldi supermarkets.
During an inquest held at Teesside Coroner's Court on Tuesday assistant coroner for Cleveland and Hartlepool, Karin Welsh, ruled his death as drug-related contributed to with drowning.