Tag : arrest

Man Arrested for Murder on Woodhouse Lane

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Armed police arrested the man yesterday (10/11) before 5pm, during a pre-planned operation. The arrest occurred near Parkinson Building, at the front entrance to the University of Leeds. The man was wanted for a murder committed in another force’s area. Two others in his vehicle were given community resolution orders … Read More

Beeston Rapist Pleads Guilty

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A man has pleaded guilty to raping an 18-year old woman in Beeston earlier this year. Zdenko Turtak, who was extradited from Slovakia in July after officers from the West Yorkshire Police Homicide and Major Enquiry Team issued an arrest warrant and tracked him down, has appeared at Leeds Crown Court … Read More

Breaking Bad style drugs gang sentenced

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A group of 10 Leeds Beckett University students were sentenced at Leeds Crown Court on Monday for their roles in importing and selling illegal drugs from abroad. Liam Reynolds, 21, the group ringleader, was sentenced to 4 years imprisonment for conspiracy to import and supply LSD, cannabis and ecstasy, as … Read More

Teenager arrested after reported rape behind Corn Exchange

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A 19 year old man has been arrested following a reported rape behind the Leeds Corn Exchange in the early hours of this morning. The victim, a 20 year old woman, contacted the police following the incident which happened on Assembly Street in the city centre. Detective Inspector Mark Strother, … Read More

Beeston bus stop rape suspect arrested in Slovakia  

3 years ago / 0 comments

A man has been arrested in Slovakia in connection with the attempted murder and rape of a woman in Beeston earlier this year. The 18-year old woman was waiting at a bus stop on Beeston Road in March when she was dragged into a nearby garden, repeatedly hit on the … Read More

Former Leeds University student detained in Tajikistan

4 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds University alumnus Alexander Sodiqov is being detained in Tajikstan for allegedly partaking in espionage and treason. Sodiqov was undertaking the research into conflict prevention in the region as part of a contract with the University of Exeter until he was detained on June 16th. Pressure from the academic community … Read More

News | Headingley motorist arrested for Class A drugs

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A motorist has been arrested for possession of Class A drugs in Headingley. The 27-year-old man was stopped at 1.10am on Friday after police became suspicious of his vehicle on St Michael’s Crescent. Further inspection revealed five small bags of cocaine in the car, which the man later told officers … Read More

News | Arrest made after police woman shot in Hyde Park

5 years ago / 0 comments

Police in Leeds have arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with the shooting of a female officer in Hyde Park on Wednesday, December 4. The incident took place shortly after 4am on Cardigan Road. West Yorkshire Police arrested James Leslie, 37, on Wood Lane, Headingley at 10.10am following a police … Read More

News | Fugitive arrested outside Henry Price

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A man wanted for an assault on a 16 year old has been arrested outside the Henry Price accommodation. An 18 year old male was arrested and put into the back of a police van last week. The arrest was carried out by West Yorkshire Police and University Security Services … Read More