York Police and crime update

Fight against York burglaries continues

York police are continuing their campaign against house burglaries in the city with another arrest, and the hunt for a suspect.

A 45-year-old man from York, was arrested just after 3.30am on Wednesday 21 August 2013, on Newton Terrace on suspicion of a burgling a house in the street.

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Fixed penalty fine levels increased

Police fine

North Yorkshire Police is reminding drivers of the increase in fines for motoring offences announced last week as they continue to support a European-wide crackdown aimed at improving road safety.

• a non-endorsable offence (where the driver does not receive points on their licence) £30 fixed penalty notice has risen to £50

• an endorsable (where points are given) £60 and non-endorsable fixed penalty notice has risen to £100

• an endorsable £120 fixed penalty notice has risen to £200

• the fixed penalty notice for driving with no insurance has risen from £200 to £300

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