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wmp
Posted
12 July 2020

A committed PCSO has been isolating from his family during CoVID-19 to keep patrolling the beat while protecting his ill son from the virus.

Police Community Support Officer William Till moved out of his Stourbridge home at the start of April and has been living alone in a nearby flat.

wmp
Posted
12 July 2020

We’ve charged a man with arson offences in the city after releasing images of a suspect we wanted to trace in June.
 

wmp
Posted
11 July 2020

Our drones have got off to a flying start since taking to the skies nine months ago, helping in the arrest of almost 100 crime suspects and locating lots missing people.

wmp
Posted
11 July 2020

A third man has been charged with the murder of a man fatally stabbed on a garage forecourt in Coventry.
 
Pavandeep Daudher died on 31 March from a stab wound to his thigh in Lockhurst Lane.

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Posted
10 July 2020

A drug dealer has been jailed after we seized heroin and crack cocaine he tried to discard in public toilets.

Ahmed Habarugira was already on bail on suspicion of drugs offences when he was stopped by officers in Coventry city centre on 4 February this year.

WMCTU
Posted
10 July 2020

The case against three men, charged with terrorism offences, has been discontinued. 

No further action will be taken against Daniel Burke, aged 33 from Manchester, Paul Newey, aged 49 from Solihull, and Samuel Newey, aged 19 also from Solihull. 

wmp
Posted
10 July 2020

We’ve arrested four people after a man was found with serious head injuries during the early hours of Wednesday morning, (8 July) in Tipton.
 

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Posted
9 July 2020

One of our officers has been sacked from the force for making racist and inappropriate comments about his colleagues.

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Posted
9 July 2020

Safer Travel have launched a clampdown on passengers who refuse to wear face coverings when travelling on public transport.

The operation follows the government announcement that from 15 June the use of face coverings is now compulsory on all public transport journeys.

wmp
Posted
9 July 2020

Detectives want to speak to this man after a taxi driver was assaulted following a dispute over a fare in Druids Heath at around 2pm on Tuesday 30 June. 
 

Mohammed Polash: convicted of dangerous driving on an off-road bike
Posted
9 July 2020

A man who tore through Birmingham on a scrambler bike – hitting 80mph as he sped on the wrong side of dual carriageways – has been convicted of dangerous driving after we caught him during an operation targeting reckless riders.

pd vapour
Posted
8 July 2020

Four men have been arrested across the West Midlands overnight after our ‘pawfect’ police dogs helped track them down.

WMP charges man over paramedics knife attack
Posted
8 July 2020

We’ve charged a man over a knife attack on two paramedics at his Wolverhampton home.

Martyn Smith is accused of stabbing the man and woman just after midday on Monday (6 July) as they visited his home in Stephens Close to conduct a safe and well check.

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Posted
7 July 2020

Five men have been handed banning orders excluding them from bars and pubs in Solihull town centre. 

The orders were handed down after the five men pleaded guilty to a violent disorder that took place at the Walkabout bar in Solihull in 2018. 

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Posted
6 July 2020

Officers are currently dealing with a stabbing that took place near Grove Lane in Handworth at around 7.30pm this evening (6 July).

Jack Speed
Posted
6 July 2020

A drug dealer who led police on a 100mph pursuit has been jailed for nearly five years.

Banned driver Jack Speed, 21, failed to stop for our traffic officers when they tried to pull him over in Erdington just after 11pm on 2 January.

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Posted
6 July 2020

A man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding after two paramedics were attacked in Wolverhampton this afternoon (6 July).

Abdullah Imad
Posted
5 July 2020

A thankful teenager inspired by our efforts to keep communities safe is now aiming to do the same as a Special Constable. 

Grateful Abdullah Imad was so impressed by officers’ dedication to helping others he made his own ’thank you’ cards to give them as a 15-year-old.

Pubs reopening
Posted
5 July 2020

Last night, (4 July) we saw hospitality venues across the West Midlands successfully and safely reopen. 
 

Brian Humphreys
Posted
4 July 2020

We’ve launched a fresh plea for information after a cyclist injured in a collision in Walsall has sadly died.

Tributes have been paid to 85-year-old Brian Humphreys who has been fondly described as ’enthusiastic’ and a ’dedicated family man.’

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Posted
3 July 2020

A firefighter who provided fake identities to try and avoid speeding tickets has been jailed after we exposed his lies.

Jason Bennett was caught breaking the law three times in under six months but gave bogus names and addresses in an attempt to dodge penalty points and fines.

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Posted
2 July 2020

West Midlands Police together with local councils have been getting in touch with hospitality venues to help them reopen safely on Saturday 4 July - including pubs, bars and restaurants.

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Posted
2 July 2020

Over £7m cash and more than 200kg class A drugs have been seized by West Midlands Regional Organised Crime Unit (WMROCU) as part of a national operation to smash thousands of criminal conspiracies.

wmp
Posted
2 July 2020

A kind-hearted Sandwell officer has been putting together care hampers in her own time and dropping them off for local care homes and people in need during the coronavirus crisis.

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