Author: Adam Wood

Five arrests made in Gateshead dawn raids

Five arrests made in Gateshead dawn raids

Five people have been arrested in early morning raids as police crack down on organised crime. Earlier this year Operation Falkland was set up to disrupt the supply of class A drugs and dismantle organised crime. The six month long investigation resulted in the arrests today. This morning warrants were carried […]

Attempted robbery on motorist in Sunderland

Attempted robbery on motorist in Sunderland

A 25-year-old man was driving near St John’s Church when two men suddenly appeared in the road.  Police were called following the incident on Ashbrooke Road in Sunderland at approximately 6.10pm on Monday, November 14. The motorist got out of his car and the other men asked for his car keys which […]

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Frost Village to return to Sunderland

Sunderland’s Business Improvement District has launched its festive plans, including the return of the popular Frost village, with the aim to get more people shopping in the city. Sunderland’s Frost Village is set to return to Keel Square, Sunderland, this year, including the open air ice rink and winter markets. The Frost […]

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Man charged with murder of Alice Ruggles

Lance-Corporal Trimaan Dhillon, also known as Harry Dhillon, 25, has been charged on suspicion of the murder of Alice Ruggles.  Police found the body of the 24-year-old on Wednesday 12 in Rawlings Road, Gateshead. L Cpl Dhillon, of the royal regiment of Scotland, appeared before Newcastle Magistrates Court on Saturday. He […]