Category: East Riding of Yorkshire

Baby found to have heroin, crack cocaine, cannabis and psychoactive drugs in his system after suffering heart attack at house in Leeds

A baby was found to have heroin, crack cocaine, cannabis and psychoactive drugs in his system when he suffered a heart attack at a house in Leeds.
Doctors made the shocking discovery when they carried out tests after the seven-month-old baby was found…

Wanted: 32 people police urgently want to speak to in Leeds

West Yorkshire Police are asking for the public’s help in tracing these people caught on camera in Leeds.
Everyone featured in our latest picture gallery is being sought in connection with an ongoing criminal investigation, but images may be of both p…

Lorry driver tasered in the mouth by police in Leeds after he drove wrong way up the M1 in 18-tonne truck during 50-mile chase

A lorry driver was tasered in the mouth by police after driving the wrong way up the M1 in a 50-mile chase in an 18-tonne heavy goods vehicle.
A court heard how it was a “miracle” no one was killed as Richard Lynch drove the truck the wrong up the mot…

Samantha Ford who drowned 'miracle' IVF twins in bath has been jailed

A mother who killed her own twin children by drowning them in the bath is starting a 10 year jail term today.
Samantha Ford, 38, killed her 23-month-old toddlers Jake and Chloe in the bath and then crashed her car into the back of a lorry at 100mph, la…

Lorry driver Peter Sanderson found not guilty of causing death of cyclist Craig Beharrell on Hessle Road

A lorry driver who was involved in a fatal crash on Hessle Road has been cleared of causing death by careless driving.
Peter Sanderson was in a collision with cyclist Craig Beharrell, 42, in the West Hull road at 7.35am on July 17, 2017.
Mr Beharrell, …

Memories of West Yorkshire Road Car Company buses that were once part of daily life across West Yorkshire

WITH their distinctive red and cream livery they once were a familiar sight across West and North Yorkshire.The West Yorkshire Road Car Company’s buses and coaches were last seen on our roads 30 years ago this week.
What had been one of the country’s m…

Recovery truck used to steal car from South Yorkshire garden centre

James Hudson’s white Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport Edition 40 was taken from the car park of Wentworth Garden Centre, in Rotherham, on Wednesday afternoon.

Mr Hudson said he worked at the centre and wondered if his car had been ‘stolen to order’.