Essex Police

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Suspects use coronavirus as ‘weapon’ by coughing at officers

Suspects use coronavirus as ‘weapon’ by coughing at officers

Essex Police said such offences are “unacceptable” during this “challenging time” after reports of officers being coughed at and assaulted.

Friday, October 25, 2019

Friday, October 25, 2019

Man and woman, 38, arrested over lorry deaths

Man and woman, 38, arrested over lorry deaths

The pair from Warrington, Cheshire, have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and conspiracy to traffic people.

Police chief: Brexit ‘massive factor’ in tackling migrant security

Police chief: Brexit ‘massive factor’ in tackling migrant security

Ex-superintendent Leroy Logan said tackling the "tidal wave" of people risking their lives to enter the UK is "not just a policing issue".

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Essex murder case: 39 victims were Chinese nationals

Essex murder case: 39 victims were Chinese nationals

The 39 individuals found dead in the back of a lorry in Essex were all Chinese nationals, it has emerged.

Addresses searched after 39 bodies found in lorry in Essex

Addresses searched after 39 bodies found in lorry in Essex

A 25-year-old man, named in reports as Mo Robinson from Co Armagh, Northern Ireland, remains in custody after 39 bodies were discovered.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Man jailed for chasing Aldi worker around supermarket with a knife

Man jailed for chasing Aldi worker around supermarket with a knife

Man jailed for chasing Aldi worker around supermarket with a knife

A man who chased a supermarket worker around an Aldi while holding a knife has been jailed for 18 months.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Ryanair ‘racist’ identified by police

Ryanair ‘racist’ identified by police

Ryanair ‘racist’ identified by police

A man who was filmed verbally abusing an elderly woman on a Ryanair flight has been identified, police said.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Michael Butler fled the scene and remained a fugitive for 10 months

Michael Butler: Essex man pleads guilty to threatening motorist with firearm

Essex man pleads guilty to threatening motorist with firearm

Michael Butler confronted his fellow motorist in a street and pulled a gun on him because he was driving too fast

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

West Ham have endured a wretched start to the season

West Ham fans told to stop calling 999 after another loss in David Moyes's first game

West Ham fans told to stop calling 999 after Watford loss

West Ham United are being asked by Essex Police to stop calling emergency services when their team loses.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

The suspect confronted the owner when he came to collect his bike

Essex man steals motorbike - then crashes it into garden fence

Axe-wielding man steals motorbike - then crashes it into garden fence

Man crashed into fence just a mile from site of robbery

Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Fabienne Taylor will be unable to drive for 18 months

Female driving instructor Fabienne Taylor loses licence after being caught driving under influence of cocaine

Female driving instructor loses licence after being caught drug-driving

Police spokesperson said 'Her actions were reckless and I am glad she will be off our roads'.

The gang were linked to a series of burglaries through forensic examination work, CCTV and phone analysis

Essex burglars who towed away Co-Op cash machine jailed for 16 years

Essex burglars who towed away Co-Op cash machine jailed for 16 years

Jamie Johnson, Robert Flint and Joshua Flint drove into shop windows and tried to drag away equipment by force

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The officer is currently on restricted duties

Serving police officer Mario Tavasoli crashed into a kerb while twice over drink-drive limit

Serving police officer crashed into a kerb while twice over drink-drive limit

Mario Tavasoli has been sentenced to a 19-month driving ban and fined £592

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Woman and child die in Braintree house fire

Woman and child die in Braintree house fire

Woman and child die in Braintree house fire

Despite the work of emergency services, the pair were trapped inside the burning house

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Michael Barrymore set to win wrongful arrest legal battle against Essex Police

Michael Barrymore set to win wrongful arrest legal battle against Essex Police

Michael Barrymore set to win wrongful arrest legal battle against Essex Police

The entertainer has sued the police force for holding him in 2007 during an investigation into the death of Stuart Lubbock

Friday, October 14, 2016

Friday, October 14, 2016

A baby was killed and another child seriously injured in the attack

Colchester dog attack: Community left 'in shock'

Colchester dog attack: Community left 'in shock'

A baby boy has died in an attack by a dog on Harwich Road, while another has suffered life changing injuries