Zetland FM Local News - 2nd November 2023
Police are warning members of the public about stolen medication which could prove dangerous if taken by someone who has not been prescribed them;
Police were called to an estate in Hemlington after a pursuit involving a suspected stolen vehicle;
...and a retail store in Eston has been closed after selling illicit tobacco and illegal vapes.
Police are warning members of the public about stolen medication which could prove dangerous if taken by someone who has not been prescribed them.
The Midazolam medication was stolen from a dental surgery at Cleveland Retail Park on Skippers Lane Industrial Estate on Tuesday at around 3pm.
Anyone who may have located any of the medication is asked to take it to their nearest pharmacy or police station.
If you have any information regarding the theft or of those responsible, please contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101.
Police were called to an estate in Hemlington after a pursuit involving a suspected stolen vehicle.
Officers were patrolling the Tilery area of Stockton on Tuesday when they spotted a vehicle, which they believed to have been stolen.
It failed to stop for police - leading to a police chase across Teesside which ended at Earls Court Road in Hemlington.
Cleveland Police has now confirmed that a 43-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of driving offences and he was taken into custody.
A retail store in Eston has been closed after selling illicit tobacco and illegal vapes.
Last Thursday, magistrates ordered the shop and the flat above to be closed for three months, for storing and selling illicit tobacco and illegal vapes to customers.
The premises at 168 High Street, Eston, trading as Eston Daily, has been closed under crime and anti-social behaviour laws.
At the hearing, Magistrates were made aware that inspections by Trading Standards took place at the premises in November 2022 during which counterfeit cigarettes and non-compliant vapes were seized.
The premises continued to be a concern to the Council after complaints were received about the sale of cheap, illicit cigarettes and the sale of illegal vapes. Allegations were received that these products were also being sold to children.
Other criminal activities alleged to be taking place at the premises were referred to Cleveland Police.