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image of Birmingham Magistrates Court
Posted
18 June 2020

A Premier League footballer has been charged with driving without due care and attention, and failing to stop at or report a collision.

Jack Grealish is accused of the offences in Waterside, Dickens Heath, Solihull, on Sunday 29 March. 

Connor Palmer will appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court charged with conspiracy to murder
Posted
18 June 2020

We’ve charged a man with conspiracy to murder after a man was shot inside a house in Sheldon.

image of Neighbourhood Watch members
Posted
17 June 2020

We’re grateful for the support of vibrant volunteers who are helping to combat crime and look out for their community through Neighbourhood Watch. 

wolverhampton mags
Posted
17 June 2020

A man has been charged after a firearm was found in a car in West Bromwich. 

The revolver was found in the centre console of a Renault Megane on Nicholls Street shortly before 8pm on 15 June. 

Both the car and the gun have been recovered for forensic examination. 

WMP brings down County Lines drug gangs
Posted
17 June 2020

We’ve closed down 20 County Lines drugs networks and made almost 200 arrests in the last six months – but crucially we’re also working with partners to keep children from the clutches of drugs gangs.

Yafai and Gotkouth
Posted
16 June 2020

Two Birmingham men have been jailed for drugs and firearms offences, after we recovered ‘boasting’ videos showing them in a stolen car with a shotgun.

Junior Lovelace
Posted
16 June 2020

This is Junior Lovelace. He’s been jailed after smashing his way into a home and causing around £2000 worth of damage.

Reece Dunkley
Posted
16 June 2020

A disqualified driver has been jailed today (16 June) after hitting a pensioner and leaving him for dead in Nertheton, Dudley in March. 

Reece Dunkley was driving along Simms Lane in a Seat Leon, which he had stolen from his ex-partner only hours earlier. 

Police car
Posted
16 June 2020

We’re appealing for information following a serious collision in Walsall yesterday morning (15 June).

An 85-year-old cyclist was in collision with a white Mercedes Sprinter van at around 10.20am on Temple Bar, Willenhall.

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Posted
16 June 2020

We have charged 26 people mainly from the Walsall area with historical child sex offences dating back to between 2008 and 2016 following an investigation by officers from our Public Protection Unit.

Chief Constable Dave Thompson
Posted
16 June 2020

These last few weeks have been extraordinary

Crest stock
Posted
15 June 2020

Five people have now been questioned by police following an appeal for information into the disorder in Coventry city centre last Tuesday (9 June).

This is an image of an officer walking on a canal
Posted
14 June 2020

We are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was pushed into the canal between University and Five Ways in Birmingham on Friday (12 June) evening.

This is an image of Linda Polska
Posted
14 June 2020

One of our ground-breaking recruits is aiming for a first-class police career after successfully combining her textbooks with becoming the force’s first Latvian PCSO.

West Midlands Police force crest
Posted
14 June 2020

We’ve launched an investigation after a man was shot in the leg in Oldbury last night (13 June).

West Midlands Police force crest
Posted
13 June 2020

We were called shortly before 11.30pm last night (12 June) to reports of a firearms discharge on Hurst Street, Birmingham.

This is an image of Terri-Anne Hancox
Posted
13 June 2020

A Coventry woman has been jailed after stealing money from an elderly woman in a retirement village.

West Midlands Police force crest
Posted
13 June 2020

One of our officers has been given a final written warning after using discourteous and abusive language about colleagues and victims of crime in a public area.

PC Simina Muntean, aged 29, was yesterday (Friday 12 June), given the final written warning, following a misconduct hearing.

This is a photo of Justin Jones
Posted
13 June 2020

An armed burglar who threatened a woman with knives in her own home has been jailed for almost 10 years - after we caught him trying to flee the scene.

West Midlands Police force crest
Posted
12 June 2020

Monday sees many shops and businesses re-open across the West Midlands following the coronavirus lockdown.

Businesses are busy putting plans in place to welcome customers to return and shop safely following social distancing restrictions.

Terry Gregg jailed for Coventry burglary
Posted
12 June 2020

A man has been jailed following a burglary in Coventry after member of the public spotted him from a social media appeal. 

Image of firearm
Posted
12 June 2020

A loaded firearm has been seized from a car in Birmingham following a traffic operation.

Local officers conducting a nearby traffic operation in Ward End yesterday (11 June), during the operation concerns were raised around a silver Volkswagen Jetta parked on Ward End Park Road.

appeal for info
Posted
11 June 2020

We are appealing to trace a potential witness following the death of a man found with a serious head injury in a Smethwick alleyway as his family pay tribute to their ‘loving father, son and brother’. 

Drugs photo
Posted
10 June 2020

We’ve recovered suspected Class A drugs and wads of cash as we continue to tackle drug crime in Birmingham.

We acted on information and executed warrants at addresses in the city earlier this morning (10 June).

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