News Archive for July 2017
Police cadets will return to the West Midlands this autumn, as the force relaunches the popular youth scheme.
Police are appealing for witnesses to this morning’s collision in Northfield (Wednesday 19 July) to come forward.
Detectives have been granted further time to question an 18-year-old Coventry woman who was arrested yesterday (Tuesday 18 July) on suspicion of terrorism offences.
Police are continuing in their efforts to make the streets of the West Midlands safer by cracking down on those that choose to use or carry guns
Four members of a drugs gang have been jailed after a West Midlands Police investigation estimated they supplied heroin and cocaine worth £100,000s onto the streets of the Black Country.
Steven Narwain, from Sutton Road in Walsall, was the hands-on boss of the network.
Three men have been convicted of carrying out a drive-by shooting in which a Black Country dad died in a hail of bullets.
Father-of-one Carl Campbell was ambushed as he sat in a car at traffic lights in Dartmouth Street, West Bromwich, on 27 December last year.
A man convicted for his part in the death of a West Bromwich man has had his sentence increased by four and half years following an appeal by West Midlands Police.
Police arrest a man in connection with liquid attack in Solihull following media appeal
Two Birmingham men have been jailed for a total of 15 years after a Christmas Day crash on the Stratford Road in Hall Green resulted in the death of a passenger.
West Midlands Police’s new breed of detectives range from seasoned cops with almost 20 years’ police experience to new recruits with burning ambitions to crack crime.
Police have released CCTV footage as part of an on-going investigation into a serious assault that took place in Small Heath earlier this month.
An 18-year-old Coventry woman has been arrested today (Tuesday 18 July) on suspicion of terrorism offences.
The woman was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation and instigation of acts of terrorism.
A CCTV image has been released of a man police would like to speak to in connection with a stabbing on Moor Street Queensway near to the bus stops yesterday evening (Monday 17 July).
A registered sex offender has been jailed for 21 years after a series of attacks on young women which shook the student community in Selly Oak at the end of last year.
A 40-year-old man has this afternoon (Friday) been sentenced to 15 months for breaching his licence conditions after failing to inform authorities of his use of an alias.
Three teenagers have been jailed for more than 17 years after stabbing a 17-year-old boy in Walmley on 22 June last year during an on-going dispute over a girl.
Two men appeared at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (15 July) in connection with a shooting in Small Heath earlier this month where a 33-year-old man was shot.
Police continue to appeal for information following reports of shots fired in the Monument Road and Parker Street area of Ladywood on Thursday evening (13 July).
West Midlands Police is training the investigators of tomorrow at a new Detective Academy – and some of its first graduates have proven to be among the most promising crime-fighting minds in UK policing!
The family of a man who was fatally stabbed outside a Digbeth pub have issued an emotional plea for information to help catch his killer.
Daniel, known to his family as Dan, died after he was stabbed outside The Forge Tavern in the early hours of Saturday 8 July.
Two Sandwell men have been charged with two separate robberies of earrings which were snatched from the ears of two women.
A West Midlands Police officer hailed a hero for protecting mosque worshippers from a knifeman is set for a new career as a detective after passing the National Investigators exam with flying colours.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious collision between a car and a pedestrian in Sedgley yesterday (21 July).
Officers were called to Bilston Street, outside The Beacon Hotel at around 4.40pm to reports a 62-year-old man had been struck by a red Audi A3.