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Drug driver 'had three times the legal cocaine limit' in system when stopped - Leeds Court

A DRUG driver was found to have three times the legal amount of cocaine in his system when he was stopped by police.

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The incident happened on an Arriva bus

"This is my country, go back to Poland" - Racist is jailed for threats to Polish bus driver - Leeds Court

A man who threatened and shouted foul-mouthed racial abuse at a Polish bus driver has been jailed for 18 months.
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300,000 of cocaine was found at Joe Dempsey's home

Police discover £300,000 of cocaine and £20k Rolex in Leeds drug dealer's home

Police found more than £300,000 worth of cocaine, a Rolex watch and £20,000 in cash when they searched a drug dealer's home in Leeds.
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"Just hurry up before I die": Murder trial hears Leeds United fan's 999 call from pub car park

"Just hurry up before I die": Murder trial hears Leeds United fan's 999 call from pub car park

A Leeds United supporter dialled 999 as he lay with fatal injuries in a pub car park and told an operator:  'Just hurry up please before I die."

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Fundraising day to help restore remembrance books at Leeds cemetery

A fundraising day is to be held to help pay for the restoration of books of remembrance which were badly damaged by vandals who broke into Lawnswood Cemetery.

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Idiot downed bottle of Champagne before 100mph police chase on snow-covered Leeds motorway

A drunk driver reached 100mph on a snow-covered motorway during a police chase after downing a bottle of Champagne.
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Teen robbers targeted woman outside Leeds Stone Roses bar

Teen robbers targeted woman outside Leeds Stone Roses bar

A teenager has been locked up for a violent attempted street robbery on a young woman outside at Leeds city centre bar.
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Ephrem Haile

Ethiopian national 'unable to get benefits' tried to steal frail Leeds woman's handbag until heroes intervened

A street robber who preyed on 75-year-old woman was caught when two have-a-go heroes intervened to stop the attack.

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Cross Flatts Street, Leeds

Leeds woman 'disfigured for life' after boyfriend poured kettle of boiling water over her

A MAN who left his partner scarred for life by pouring a kettle of boiling water over her has been jailed for 12 months.
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Lee Patterson at Leeds Crown Court

Fraudster stole £216,000 from Leeds Christian charity for disadvantaged children to fund lavish lifestyle

A fraudster stole £216,000 from the Leeds-based Christian charity where he was a project manager to fund a lavish lifestyle.
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Christopher Spivey

Leeds dad choked his partner in front of their children

A nightmare boyfriend subjected his partner to a choking attack in front of their children then made threatening phone calls to her after he was arrested.

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Andrejs Afanasjevs raped the woman after she agreed to go with him into St James's Hospital, in Leeds.

Leeds hospital rapist had look of 'pure evil' as he attacked woman in toilet cubicle

A violent rapist had the look of "pure evil" in his eyes as he attacked a sex worker in a hospital toilet cubicle.
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Watch the shocking moment police ram drug driver's car off Leeds road during 100mph chase

This is the moment a drug driver was rammed off the road by police as he put lives in danger during a high speed chase close to Leeds city centre.

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Final three Elland Road boxing night brawlers are sentenced

Three more people have been sentenced over 'serious mob violence' during a mass brawl between rival supporters at a boxing event in Leeds.

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Drug driver rammed off road by police during 100mph Leeds chase

Drug driver rammed off road by police during 100mph Leeds chase

A drug driver was rammed off the road by police as he put lives in danger during a high speed chase close to Leeds city centre.
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Michelle Haillaissey and Rune Hogland. Background: Leeds Bradford Airport generic photo (Credit: Charlotte Graham)

Police find £130,000 of drugs smuggled in suitcases at Leeds Bradford Airport

POLICE found £130,000 worth of cannabis in two passengers’ suitcases when they were intercepted at Leeds Bradford Airport.

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Former Leeds businessman's £9million fraud funded lavish lifestyle and flash cars

A high-flying businessman who masterminded a sophisticated £9.8 million international VAT fraud to fund his lavish lifestyle of flash cars and a luxury Spanish home, has been jailed for nine years.
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Dead child killer Pickering had gone through 'traumatic interviews' over Elsie Frost killing

Dead child killer Peter Pickering had taken part in a series of "traumatic interviews" with cold case murder detectives over the killing of Wakefield teenager Elsie Frost, it can now be revealed.

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'Greedy' Leeds woman defrauded seriously ill friend

'Greedy' Leeds woman defrauded seriously ill friend

A pensioner stole money from her sick friend after agreeing to help her when she was suffering from cancer.

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Daniel Cromack

Wakefield pervert used a child's tablet to access underage abuse images despite previous conviction

A pervert continued to download vile images of children being sexually abused after being spared jail for previous offending.
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