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Adam Pardoe
Posted 19 December 2018

A repeat burglar has been jailed for more than eight years after he was caught snoozing in an elderly woman’s bed.

Sgt Kim Keating
Posted 19 December 2018

“This year I am working the late shift on Christmas Eve – pretty much the worst possible as I have three young children but it’s part of the job of course. I will leave for my shift at 6pm leaving Helen and the children at home.

Stock
Posted 19 December 2018

Detectives investigating the death of Willenhall man Kevin Shepperson have charged a third person with murder.

Beatrice
Posted 18 December 2018

Officers are searching for a 16-year-old girl called Beatrice Chelmu who has gone missing from her home in Walsall. 

Beatrice was last seen leaving at home at around 12.30pm today and her family are becoming increasingly worried for her welfare.

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Posted 18 December 2018

The hearing for three officers facing gross misconduct allegations following the death of Kingsley Burrell in 2011 reached its conclusion today (Tuesday 18 December). 

Posted 18 December 2018

You’ve made a list and you’re checking it twice, but what can you get them that’s unique if they’re nice? West Midlands Police’s Lock-Up shop may give you the answer.

Posted 18 December 2018

Officers from across the region have been out this morning (18 December) conducting warrants following car key burglaries across the West Midlands and West Mercia police areas.

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Posted 18 December 2018

Six people have been jailed for being members of the banned extreme right wing neo-Nazi group National Action.

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Posted 18 December 2018

Police have launched an investigation after a woman was shot in the shoulder at a house on Dovehouse Lane in Solihull. 

The woman has been taken to hospital in a serious condition.

Leary Dalton-Byrne
Posted 18 December 2018

A teenager has been convicted of murdering a loving grandad who was stabbed to death in a Kingstanding park.

Leary Dalton-Byrne, aged 18, repeatedly stabbed Dean Ward with a carving knife on 20 June this year, then boasted about the attack to his friends.

Cate
Posted 17 December 2018

“I come from a policing family. My mum and dad joined Birmingham City Police in the 1960s and in the 70s, we moved to Hong Kong where my parents worked for the Independent Commission Against Corruption.

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Posted 17 December 2018

Detectives have launched a murder enquiry after a pensioner died days after being assaulted in his own Kings Heath home.

The 69-year-old wheelchair-bound man suffered injuries to his face and body following a burglary at a flat in Grove Road at around 11.30pm on 10 December.

Janbaz Tarin
Posted 17 December 2018

A double killer who hunted down and murdered his estranged wife and her mother has been sentenced to life behind bars today (17 December), as police praised the public for their crucial role in catching him after he went on the run.

War hero praises WMP PCSO
Posted 16 December 2018

A World War II hero has praised a PCSO for ’making his day’ after he arranged for the veteran to go the unveiling of a war memorial statue last month. 

Suspected meat cleaver attacker Darren Martin in court in January
Posted 16 December 2018

A man accused of almost severing another man’s arm with a meat cleaver following a row at a Birmingham soup kitchen has been remanded in prison after being arrested by West Midlands Police.

WMP 101
Posted 15 December 2018

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a woman was knocked down and killed in Coventry yesterday (14 Dec).

Burglar Joseph Moss jailed after being caught by West Midlands Police
Posted 15 December 2018

A career criminal is back behind bars for Christmas after stealing jewellery and hitting speeds of up to 80mph in a stolen car.

Joseph Moss left a trail of damage after taking expensive jewellery and games consoles from a home in School Road, Yardley, on 1 May this year.

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Posted 14 December 2018

Police investigating violence after the Coventry and Sunderland match have released images of more than 20 men they want to trace.

Trouble flared as fans left the Ricoh Arena following the lunchtime game on 29 September this year.

 

Viktorija Sokolova
Posted 14 December 2018

A teenage boy has been convicted of the rape and murder of ‘bright and happy’ young teen Viktorija Sokolova, who was brutally attacked after innocently arranging to meet her killer in West Park, Wolverhampton earlier this year.

Beckford
Posted 14 December 2018

A “notorious" Birmingham gang member has been found guilty of shooting a man dead after two rival crews clashed at a city snooker hall − and now faces life behind bars.

WMP
Posted 14 December 2018

A Sandwell Police officer has been shortlisted for an award after securing orders banning unauthorised encampments across the borough – and helping cut the number of illegal traveller sites by around 80 per cent. 

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Posted 13 December 2018

This is Chief Constable Dave Thompson’s response to a media story about an input at Force Leadership Conference on the concept of “whiteness” where leaders heard from an academic about how certain norms are ingrained in our society.

Aman
Posted 13 December 2018

A thief who stole more than £4,000 worth of fuel from petrol stations across Solihull and Birmingham has been jailed. 

Aman Khan was sentenced to three years and two months in prison after being convicted of more than 48 fuel thefts.

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Posted 13 December 2018

A man who was caught with a sawn-off shotgun in his car has been jailed for five years - as West Midlands Police continues to take firearms off the streets.

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