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Operation Drystone drives down crime

Operation Drystone drives down crime

1:50pm 4th February 2010
(Updated 10:32am 18th February 2010)

North Yorkshire Police says it's Operation Drystone has continued to drive down crime.

It's seen a 10.5% reduction on overall crime from April to December, amounting to 3892 less offenses.

Auto-crime, theft from vehicles and firework-related antisocial behavior was also down.

In York and Selby we're told the most effective operations have been on tackling burglary, binge drinking and illegal poaching or wildlife crime.


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