Crime

Monday, October 14, 2019

Monday, October 14, 2019

Life imprisonment for terrorist responsible for Westminster attack

Life imprisonment for terrorist responsible for Westminster attack

Salih Khater will serve a minimum of 15 years behind bars for attempted murder after he drove into members of the public outside Parliament.

Paedophile Richard Huckle stabbed to death in prison

Paedophile Richard Huckle stabbed to death in prison

Humberside Police have said they are treating the death of an inmate as "suspicious" and confirmed that paedophile Richard Huckle had died.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Man who kicked MP Jess Phillips' office door fined

Man who kicked MP Jess Phillips' office door fined

Michael Roby, 36, was ordered to pay a total of £207 after he admitted the disturbance at Labour MP Jess Phillips' office in Birmingham.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Friday, October 4, 2019

Conman jailed for claiming £2.5m jackpot with fake lottery ticket

Conman jailed for claiming £2.5m jackpot with fake lottery ticket

Edward Putman, 54, has been jailed for nine years after he forged a lottery ticket to claim a £2.5 million prize.

Priti Patel demands review after report into Carl Beech case

Priti Patel demands review after report into Carl Beech case

The Home Secretary has requested another review into the Metropolitan Police's investigation into false Westminster paedophile claims.

MP Charlie Elphicke faces court over sex assault charges

MP Charlie Elphicke faces court over sex assault charges

He pleaded not guilty to three counts of sexual assault against two women dating back to 2007.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Knife-wielding man kills three police officers in Paris

Knife-wielding man kills three police officers in Paris

The attacker, believed to be an employee at police headquarters in Paris, was later shot to death.

Community ‘in shock’ over stabbing of woman and newborn baby

Community ‘in shock’ over stabbing of woman and newborn baby

A man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder after a mother and three-week-old baby were stabbed.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Thieves behind ‘brazen crime spree’ jailed a total of 70 years

Thieves behind ‘brazen crime spree’ jailed a total of 70 years

Four members of an organised gang have been jailed over a year-long crime spree across London and the south of England.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Wanted fugitive found guilty after three-year international hunt

Wanted fugitive found guilty after three-year international hunt

One of Britain's most wanted fugitives has been found guilty of murder after he evaded arrest across Europe for three-and-a-half years.

Police hunt man accused of sexual assaults on London buses

Police hunt man accused of sexual assaults on London buses

Detectives have released images of a man suspected of sexually assaulting nine women travelling on north and east London buses.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Friday, September 27, 2019

Mother admits murder of two teenage sons

Mother admits murder of two teenage sons

Sarah Barrass admitted to murdering her two teenage sons, and conspiring to kill four more of her children - all under the age of 13.

Gatwick drone investigation: 'No realistic lines of enquiry’

Gatwick drone investigation: 'No realistic lines of enquiry’

Police investigating a drone attack on Gatwick Airport in December 2018 say they are no closer to finding the people behind it.

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Former lawyer one of first to be sentenced for upskirting

Former lawyer one of first to be sentenced for upskirting

Fifty-four-year-old Daren Timson-Hunt took two videos of his victim without her knowledge at London's Embankment underground station.

Police officer suffers fractured skull after 'heinous' hit-and-run

Police officer suffers fractured skull after 'heinous' hit-and-run

West Midlands Police is searching for a suspect after one of its officers was deliberately run down while on duty, fracturing his skull.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Victim of 'senseless' fatal stabbing at tube station named

Victim of 'senseless' fatal stabbing at tube station named

A 20-year-old football fan, who was stabbed to death at a London Underground station, has been named as Tashan Daniel.

Monday, September 23, 2019

Monday, September 23, 2019

Two jailed for accessing Emiliano Sala post-mortem footage

Two jailed for accessing Emiliano Sala post-mortem footage

Sherry Bray, 49, and Christopher Ashford, 62, have received 14 months and five months jail time respectively for accessing the CCTV clips.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Friday, September 20, 2019

Paedophile who injected boy with steroids jailed for ten years

Paedophile who injected boy with steroids jailed for ten years

John Andrew Carter injected a teenage boy with testosterone and sexually abused him for a period of two years.

Private investigator who slated Sadiq Khan jailed on terror charges

Private investigator who slated Sadiq Khan jailed on terror charges

A man caught on film making an anti-Muslim rant against Sadiq Khan has been jailed, after police uncovered his stash of terrorist material.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Thursday, September 19, 2019

PC Andrew Harper: Murder charge dropped against 20-year-old

PC Andrew Harper: Murder charge dropped against 20-year-old

A 20-year-old man accused of murdering PC Andrew Harper had the charge against him dropped during a hearing at the Old Bailey today.

Record numbers taking Class A drugs, figures show

Record numbers taking Class A drugs, figures show

A record number of people took Class A drugs in the past year, with a sharp rise in the use of cocaine and ecstasy.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

PC Andrew Harper: Three teenagers charged with murder

PC Andrew Harper: Three teenagers charged with murder

An 18-year-old and two 17-year-olds have been charged with murder following the death of the Thames Valley Police officer.

Paedophile nursery worker Vanessa George released from jail

Paedophile nursery worker Vanessa George released from jail

The 49-year-old was jailed indefinitely in 2009 and told to serve a minimum of seven years behind bars for abusing toddlers.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

PC Andrew Harper: Four arrested on suspicion of murder

PC Andrew Harper: Four arrested on suspicion of murder

Four males have been arrested on suspicion of murder and theft after new evidence emerged in the investigation into PC Harper's death.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Friday, September 13, 2019

Teenager jailed for 16 years after buying gun on dark web

Teenager jailed for 16 years after buying gun on dark web

A Gloucester teenager who was obsessed with mass murderers has been jailed for 16 years after he bought a gun and ammunition online.

Police investigate third fatal attack in Camden in one week

Police investigate third fatal attack in Camden in one week

Police have appealed for witnesses after a fatal stabbing in Camden, the third incident in the London borough in the space of a week.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Animal rights activist convicted over fake blood protest

Animal rights activist convicted over fake blood protest

An animal rights activist who smeared fake blood over a McDonald’s restaurant in Brighton has been convicted of criminal damage.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Paedophile policeman spared jail

Paedophile policeman spared jail

Stephen McGoldrick admitted possessing nearly 9,000 indecent images of children.

Teenagers held after Manchester tram stop stabbing

Teenagers held after Manchester tram stop stabbing

Two 17-year-old boys have been arrested after a man was stabbed at a tram stop in north Manchester.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Terrorist who wanted to ‘murder a Muslim’ jailed

Terrorist who wanted to ‘murder a Muslim’ jailed

A man inspired by the Christchurch mosque attacks was jailed for more than 18 years for stabbing a teenager in a bid to “murder a Muslim”.

Police release images of teenagers jailed for murder

Police release images of teenagers jailed for murder

Six teenagers jailed for the murder of an 18-year-old have had their identities made public for the first time.

Friday, September 6, 2019

Friday, September 6, 2019

Former Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke denies assault charges

Former Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke denies assault charges

The Independent MP appeared in court to deny three counts of sexual assault against two women.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Burglar who snuck through cat flap caught after eating fishcake

Burglar who snuck through cat flap caught after eating fishcake

Jan Gina has been sentenced to two years and four months in jail for burglary and possession of cannabis.

Police officer jailed for downloading porn on grieving father’s TV

Police officer jailed for downloading porn on grieving father’s TV

PC Maharaj used a grieving father's TV account to download adult videos while guarding the body of a 14-year-old boy found hanged.

Violence and sexual offences rise on railways

Violence and sexual offences rise on railways

Crime on Britain’s railways has spiked by 12 per cent, with a surge in violent and sexual offences.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

White supremacist who sent fake anthrax to the Queen jailed

White supremacist who sent fake anthrax to the Queen jailed

A man who sent the Queen fake anthrax with a note that read “the Clowns R coming for you” has been jailed for 12-and-a-half years.

Monday, September 2, 2019

Monday, September 2, 2019

Stabbing death at south London Tube station

Stabbing death at south London Tube station

Police have launched a murder investigation after a 24-year-old man was stabbed to death at an Underground station.

Black cab rapist John Worboys disputes date of attack

Black cab rapist John Worboys disputes date of attack

A victim of the serial rapist has been forced to give evidence in court due to a dispute over the date of the assault.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Friday, August 30, 2019

Driver of double-decker car handed three penalty points

Driver of double-decker car handed three penalty points

A driver who balanced a second car on top of his vehicle has been fined £195 and given three points on his licence.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Three arrested over ‘hate crime’ on columnist Owen Jones

Three arrested over ‘hate crime’ on columnist Owen Jones

The men have been detained over the attack outside a pub on columnist Owen Jones.

Teenager Thomas Griffiths admits murdering Ellie Gould

Teenager Thomas Griffiths admits murdering Ellie Gould

The identity of 17-year-old Ellie Gould’s killer can now be made public after Thomas Griffiths admitted stabbing the schoolgirl in her own home.

‘Reckless thief’ jailed for taking bus on late-night joyride

‘Reckless thief’ jailed for taking bus on late-night joyride

A thief who stole a bus and went for a 10-minute joyride before crashing has been jailed.

Man guilty of possessing stun gun disguised as torch

Man guilty of possessing stun gun disguised as torch

He has been sentenced to two years in jail – suspended for two years – for importing and possessing a prohibited weapon disguised as a torch.

Children sold knives by four major retailers

Children sold knives by four major retailers

Asda, Tesco, Poundland and Home Bargains sold knives to underage children at least 15 times, National Trading Standards has claimed.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Young drug dealers offered driving lessons in bid to cut crime

Young drug dealers offered driving lessons in bid to cut crime

Avon and Somerset Police are running a scheme offering young drug dealers education, apprenticeships, fitness training and driving lessons.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Retired choirmaster guilty of abusing boys

Retired choirmaster guilty of abusing boys

Kenneth Francis denied all offences but was found guilty of indecent assault and gross indecency.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Ex-Blue Peter star John Leslie denies sexual assault

Ex-Blue Peter star John Leslie denies sexual assault

He denied sexually assaulting a woman at a London nightclub over a decade ago and will face trial next year.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Second police force to equip frontline officers with Tasers

Second police force to equip frontline officers with Tasers

Durham Police has followed a move by Northamptonshire Police to offer all frontline officers the option to carry a Taser.

PC Andrew Harper: Accused killer faces January trial

PC Andrew Harper: Accused killer faces January trial

Jed Foster, the man accused of murdering PC Andrew Harper, is yet to enter his plea and will face trial in January.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Footballer jailed for violent New Year’s Eve attack on woman

Footballer jailed for violent New Year’s Eve attack on woman

Andrew Akingbaje has received a 32 month prison sentence for assaulting a woman outside a London club on New Year's Eve.

Police officer 'feared for his life' during crossbow confrontation

Police officer 'feared for his life' during crossbow confrontation

Officers were praised for using "the least force possible" when confronted by a man wielding a loaded crossbow.

PC Andrew Harper: 20-year-old denies murder charge

PC Andrew Harper: 20-year-old denies murder charge

Jed Foster, 20, has denied any involvement in the death of PC Andrew Harper, who was killed while performing his duties in Berkshire.

Monday, August 19, 2019

Monday, August 19, 2019

Home Office knife attack suspect named

Home Office knife attack suspect named

Dominic Hornberger has been charges with grievous bodily harm and possession of a knife in a public place.

Blackburn machete gang jailed for murder

Blackburn machete gang jailed for murder

Sajed Choudry was attacked by a gang of men near his home in Blackburn amid a feud between two families.

PC Andrew Harper: Police given more time to question suspects

PC Andrew Harper: Police given more time to question suspects

Detectives have been given another 24 hours to question 10 men and boys over the death of the Thames Valley police officer.

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