Crime

Friday, August 9, 2019

Friday, August 9, 2019

‘Tragic waste’ as 20-year-old shot dead in Birmingham

‘Tragic waste’ as 20-year-old shot dead in Birmingham

Specialist officers are investigating after James Teer was killed in a drive-by shooting in Birmingham.

Police officer attacked with machete named as PC Stuart Outten

Police officer attacked with machete named as PC Stuart Outten

The family of 28-year-old PC Outten said they are "incredibly proud" of the bravery he showed after he was stabbed with a machete.

Pair face jail for accessing footage of Emiliano Sala post-mortem

Pair face jail for accessing footage of Emiliano Sala post-mortem

Two people have been warned they face jail after admitting accessing CCTV footage of the post-mortem examination of footballer Emiliano Sala.

Man, 56, charged after machete attack on police officer

Man, 56, charged after machete attack on police officer

Muhammed Rodwan will appear in court charged with attempted murder after a policeman was stabbed in the head in Leyton, east London.

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Police told not to punish accusers in stalking cases

Police told not to punish accusers in stalking cases

Police have been told not to penalise those who say they are a victim of harassment after a teenager was murdered by her stalker.

Psychiatric reports ordered for teenage Tate suspect

Psychiatric reports ordered for teenage Tate suspect

The teenager accused of throwing a six-year-old boy from the Tate modern viewing platform appeared at the Old Bailey today.

Police spent £4k on Australian trip in Carl Beech investigation

Police spent £4k on Australian trip in Carl Beech investigation

Police investigating false claims of a paedophile ring spent £4,670 on trip to Australia to confirm an alleged murder victim was alive.

Stab victim's mother: 'Peaky Blinders contributor to knife crime'

Stab victim's mother: 'Peaky Blinders contributor to knife crime'

A mother has told Julia Hartley-Brewer that shows like Peaky Blinders contribute to the "negative imagery" influencing youngsters.

Police officer critical after being stabbed in head with machete

Police officer critical after being stabbed in head with machete

A police officer is in a critical condition after being stabbed a number of times with a machete in a "sudden and brutal attack" in east London.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Motorist jailed for road rage attack on 80-year-old

Motorist jailed for road rage attack on 80-year-old

John Edward Dugdale is jailed for 16 months for inflicting "horrific injuries" to 80-year-old Paul Eva.

Man arrested after medic kicked in head at Tommy Robinson rally

Man arrested after medic kicked in head at Tommy Robinson rally

A 51-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an assault on a police medic during a 'Free Tommy' protest at the weekend.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Man who murdered eight in house fire jailed for life

Man who murdered eight in house fire jailed for life

Shahid Mohammed has been jailed for life for murdering five children and three adults in an arson attack in Huddersfield in 2002.

'Diabolical failures' that led to rape case collapse

'Diabolical failures' that led to rape case collapse

A woman who claims to have been repeatedly raped by her partner shares her story with talkRADIO reporter Alex Dibble.

Woman slams CPS for dropping rape charges against abuser

Woman slams CPS for dropping rape charges against abuser

A woman who says she was repeatedly raped by her partner has accused the CPS and Probation Service of "diabolical" failures.

Pipe bomber who targeted Trump critics jailed for 20 years

Pipe bomber who targeted Trump critics jailed for 20 years

Cesar Sayoc sent 16 pipe bombs to prominent Democrats, including Hillary Clinton, former president Barack Obama and actor Robert De Niro.

Child 'thrown' from Tate Modern's tenth floor suffered fractured spine

Child 'thrown' from Tate Modern's tenth floor suffered fractured spine

A six-year-old boy 'thrown' from an art gallery viewing platform suffered a bleed on the brain and fractures to his spine, legs and arms.

Monday, August 5, 2019

Monday, August 5, 2019

Man who stabbed dog in head first to be convicted under Finn's Law

Man who stabbed dog in head first to be convicted under Finn's Law

Daniel O’Sullivan, 29, has been sentenced to three months in jail for stabbing a police dog in the head twice.

Teenager in custody after child thrown from Tate Modern 10th floor

Teenager in custody after child thrown from Tate Modern 10th floor

A 17-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a six-year-old was thrown off a viewing platform at the art gallery.

Friday, August 2, 2019

Friday, August 2, 2019

Mother who murdered her own children jailed for life

Mother who murdered her own children jailed for life

Louise Porton has been jailed for life for murdering her three-year-old and 17-month-old daughters.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Thursday, August 1, 2019

British rapper guilty of ‘county lines’ heroin dealing

British rapper guilty of ‘county lines’ heroin dealing

A British grime artist and five others have been found guilty of drug dealing through county lines drugs routes.

Hunt for attacker who fractured soldier's skull

Hunt for attacker who fractured soldier's skull

Police are urgently searching for a man who assaulted a uniformed soldier, fracturing his skull.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Drug dealer jailed after being caught by his own car’s dashcam

Drug dealer jailed after being caught by his own car’s dashcam

Scott Curtis, 45, has been jailed for two years and six months after he was caught dealing drugs by his own dashboard camera.

Modern slavery boss who fled UK trial found in Poland

Modern slavery boss who fled UK trial found in Poland

Ignacy Brzezinski is awaiting extradition to the UK to begin his 11 year sentence for running the country's largest modern slavery organisation.

Only three per cent of London rape cases lead to conviction

Only three per cent of London rape cases lead to conviction

The London Rape Review sparked calls for long-term government investment and more legal support for rape victims in the city.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Pensioner arrested over 1982 murder after body found in septic tank

Pensioner arrested over 1982 murder after body found in septic tank

An 86-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after female remains were discovered in a septic tank.

Hunt for hammer-wielding attacker who pushed man onto train tracks

Hunt for hammer-wielding attacker who pushed man onto train tracks

London police are searching for an attacker who hit a man in the head with a hammer before pushing him onto rail tracks.

‘Opportunist’ internet groomer found guilty of sex offences

‘Opportunist’ internet groomer found guilty of sex offences

A 21-year-old man has been found guilty of nine sexual offences, including sexual activity with two children he met online.

Police acted 'unlawfully' in Carl Beech case, says former judge

Police acted 'unlawfully' in Carl Beech case, says former judge

An ex-High Court judge said he believes police officers acted "unlawfully" to obtain search warrants for the homes of alleged abusers.

Monday, July 29, 2019

Monday, July 29, 2019

Man appears in court for filming model Grenfell Tower on bonfire

Man appears in court for filming model Grenfell Tower on bonfire

Paul Bussetti, 46, denies the charges against him but admits filming the video in a "stupid moment."

Warehouse worker threatened with gun during robbery

Warehouse worker threatened with gun during robbery

CCTV footage has been released of a warehouse worker being tied to a chair and held at gunpoint during a robbery.

Friday, July 26, 2019

Friday, July 26, 2019

‘Peter Pan Nanny’ jailed for sexually abusing children

‘Peter Pan Nanny’ jailed for sexually abusing children

A male 'nanny' who advertised himself as 'Peter Pan' has been jailed for 14 years for a string of sexual assaults on children as young as six.

Gang jailed for smuggling crack cocaine and heroin

Gang members jailed for smuggling crack cocaine and heroin

A group of 16 gang members have been sentenced to a total of 61 years in jail for smuggling Class A drugs in south-east England.

‘Manipulative and devious’ Carl Beech jailed for 18 years

‘Manipulative and devious’ Carl Beech jailed for 18 years

Carl Beech will spend 18 years behind bars after being convicted of 12 counts of perverting the course of justice.

Man who went on stabbing spree at GP surgery sentenced

Man who went on stabbing spree at GP surgery sentenced

A man has been sentenced to an indefinite hospital order after attacking patients at two London health centres.

Stabbed police dog to receive bravery award

Stabbed police dog to receive bravery award

A dog who brought an armed assailant to the ground, despite being stabbed multiple times, is to be given an award for bravery.

US to resume execution of death row inmates

US to resume execution of death row inmates

The US federal government is to resume executing death row inmates for the first time since 2003.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Court reveals identity of Wolverhampton teenage murderer

Court reveals identity of Wolverhampton teenage murderer

The identity of a teenager who raped and murdered a 14-year-old girl has been revealed after a court ruling.

Boy sentenced for lying to police after Yousef Makki death

Boy sentenced for lying to police after Yousef Makki death

A 17-year-old boy has admitted perverting the course of justice after the death of teenager Yousef Makki.

Gang that held knife to baby’s throat jailed

Gang that held knife to baby’s throat jailed

Four men who forced their way into a house and held a knife to a baby's throat have been jailed.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Carl Beech case: Police were in 'post-Jimmy Savile frenzy'

Carl Beech case: Police were in 'post-Jimmy Savile frenzy'

The son of Lord Janner - the peer falsely accused of being in a murderous paedophile ring - has slammed police investigating the case.

Monday, July 22, 2019

Monday, July 22, 2019

James Goddard avoids jail for calling MP Anna Soubry a ‘Nazi’

James Goddard avoids jail for calling MP Anna Soubry a ‘Nazi’

The pro-Brexit activist was handed a suspended prison sentence and banned from travelling near Parliament for verbally abusing MP Anna Soubry.

Paedophile Carl Beech lied over fake VIP child abuse ring

Paedophile Carl Beech lied over fake VIP child abuse ring

A man who falsely claimed there was a Westminster paedophile ring has been found guilty of fraud and perverting the course of justice.

Gloucester teen tried to buy gun to carry out ‘lethal killing spree’

Gloucester teen tried to buy gun to carry out ‘lethal killing spree’

A teenager obsessed with mass shootings has been convicted of attempting to buy a gun and ammunition.

Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke charged with sexual assault

Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke charged with sexual assault

The Dover MP has been charged with sexually assaulting two women and will appear in court in September.

Friday, July 19, 2019

Friday, July 19, 2019

Teenagers jailed for 'vicious' stabbing on Southend train

Teenagers jailed for 'vicious' stabbing on Southend train

Two teenagers have been jailed after stabbing young man multiple times on a train in a "gang-related" attack.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Brother of Manchester Arena bomber extradited to the UK

Brother of Manchester Arena bomber extradited to the UK

The sibling of the Manchester Arena suicide bomber has been extradited to the UK to face murder charges.

Kelly Mary Fauvrelle: Ex-partner accepts responsibility for killing

Kelly Mary Fauvrelle: Ex-partner accepts responsibility for killing

The former partner of a heavily pregnant postal worker has has accepted responsibility for her killing, a court has heard.

Thousands of 'super prolific' offenders spared jail

Thousands of 'super prolific' offenders spared jail

Nearly 4,000 serial offenders were spared jail last year, despite some having as many as 50 previous convictions.

Monday, July 15, 2019

Monday, July 15, 2019

Police hunt London rape suspect

Police hunt London rape suspect

Detectives have released footage of a man sought in connection with a series of rapes in north-east London.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Friday, July 12, 2019

Teenager cleared of murdering school friend with flick knife

Teenager cleared of murdering school friend with flick knife

A 17-year-old boy has been cleared of murdering his grammar school friend with a flick knife during a fight.

Darren Pencille jailed for life for murdering train passenger

Darren Pencille jailed for life for murdering train passenger

A train passenger who stabbed a man 18 times after an argument has been found guilty of murder and jailed for life.

Nursery worker who abused toddlers to be released from prison

Nursery worker who abused toddlers to be released from prison

A nursery worker who took photos of herself abusing toddlers is set to be released from prison.

Teen dead and two wounded after stabbing in Croydon

Teen dead and two wounded after stabbing in Croydon

A man, believed to be in his late teens, has died after being stabbed in Croydon, police said.

Man, 25, arrested over murder of pregnant Kelly Mary Fauvrelle

Man, 25, arrested over murder of pregnant Kelly Mary Fauvrelle

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a heavily pregnant postal worker and her baby son, Riley.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Police release image of man in connection with sexual assaults

Police release image of man in connection with sexual assaults

Met Police have released an image of a man as part of investigations into two serious sexual assaults in north-east London.

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