Zetland FM Local News - 28th November 2022
A Cleveland Police officer has denied driving without due care and attention after two teenagers were seriously injured in a collision in our area;
Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a number of incidents which are believed to be linked in the Ormesby area;
...and a man and woman have been arrested after a drugs raid in Middlesbrough at the weekend.
A Cleveland Police officer has denied driving without due care and attention after two teenagers were seriously injured in a collision in our area.
PC David Simon French appeared at Teesside Magistrates' Court following an incident which left an 18-year-old man and 17-year-old girl badly hurt.
It is alleged that PC French drove a police van without due care and attention on Grewgrass Lane at New Marske, in the early hours of May 22nd this year.
PC French spoke only to confirm his name, address and date of birth, and entered a not guilty plea to the charge of driving without due care and attention.
The trial will take place on March 10 next year at 10am at Teesside Magistrates' Court.
PC French was granted unconditional bail until he next appears in court.
Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a number of incidents which are believed to be linked in the Ormesby area.
In the early hours of Friday, a number of males wearing balaclavas attended an address on Tebay Close, causing damage to windows.
Around 2:30pm the same day, a group attended the same address on Tebay Close and forced their way in before assaulting the female occupant, who did not require any medical treatment.
Around 3:30am on Friday a vehicle windscreen was smashed at an address on Alwinton Court by a male wearing a balaclava and around 8:30pm the same day a group wearing balaclavas, and some believed to be carrying bladed weapons, attended the same property on Alwinton Court and assaulted a woman.
It is not believed that the woman needed medical treatment.
The incidents are believed to be linked and targeted.
Anyone with CCTV footage or information regarding these incidents or regarding those believed to be responsible, is asked to contact Redcar and Cleveland CID on the non-emergency number 101.
A man and woman have been arrested after a drugs raid in Middlesbrough at the weekend.
Neighbourhood officers, with the assistance of a police dog and the Operational Support Team, executed a drugs warrant on Meath Street in the Newport area yesterday afternoon.
This was as a result of concerns being raised by residents of suspected drug dealing at nearby alley gates.
A quantity of suspected Class A drugs was seized.
A 41 year old man and a 37 year old female have been arrested on suspicion of drug supply offences.