News Archive for September 2019
A man and a teenager have been charged with the murder of Jaydon James.
Jaydon, 16, was with friends in Deedmore Road, Wood End, when he was stabbed on Saturday 24 November last year.
He died in hospital soon after being admitted.
A prominent Black Country drug dealer has been jailed after West Midlands Police found a loaded handgun hidden in the cooker hood of his Walsall home.
A man has been charged with wounding with intent after a man was left in a critical condition following an attack in Birmingham.
Jamie Taylor, aged 21 of Tidworth Croft, Kings Heath, is appearing before Birmingham Magistrates Court today (Saturday).
West Midlands Police’s Multi Faith Lead Chaplain has received a British Empire Medal − an accolade awarded by the Queen − in recognition of his work expanding the force’s chaplaincy and its contribution to modern-day policing.
West Midlands Police has launched an investigation after a man was badly beaten in south Birmingham yesterday (19 Sept).
It’s understood the victim was in Alcester Road South, Maypole, at around 4.40pm when a row broke out with occupants of a passing car.
The family of a woman who died in a collision in Halesowen on Saturday (14 September) have today named her as Gemma Smith.
The 24-year-old was involved in a serious motorbike accident on Manor Way at around 12.20pm.
A man has been convicted of raping a stranger in Birmingham city centre just moments after meeting her.
Farirai Shereni, aged 25, attacked the woman as she made her way to work at around 4.30am on 6 November last year.
West Midlands Police has launched a fresh drive to improve motorbike safety and help reduce the risk of serious collisions across the region.
Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of Jaydon James in Coventry last year have today (19 September) charged a teenager with murder.
The 17-year-old was this morning arrested on suspicion of stabbing the 16-year-old and two counts of wounding.
Police are appealing for information after a grieving family were racially abused while paying tribute to a woman killed in a hit and run in Walsall.
Detectives investigating the death of a pedestrian following a hit and run in Solihull have charged a man with murder.
Steven Day was hit by a VW Golf in Warwick Road, Olton, on 16 July last year. The 46-year-old was confirmed dead at the scene.
West Midlands Counter Terrorism detectives have arrested a man from a Birmingham address today (19 September) on suspicion of terrorism offences.
West Midlands Police has charged a man with possessing firearms and ammunition after a loaded revolver was found by West Midlands Police in a Wolverhampton home.
A man was arrested and a loaded gun recovered after West Midlands Police officers swooped in Wolverhampton yesterday (17 Sept).
This AK-47 was seized by police today in the latest success for the new Birmingham Organised Crime Team.
A Sandwell secondary school student has taken it upon herself to design and install a knife box at her school as a way to deter youngsters from knife crime.
Detectives investigating three attacks on women in Birmingham’s Soho Road have released CCTV of a suspect – and urged anyone who believes they recognise him to get in touch.
The victims were all assaulted on the night of Sunday 1 September in less than an hour.
Officers investigating a fatal collision on Essington Road, Willenhall at 4.15am yesterday (16 September) have today named the driver as Liam Ryan.
Officers investigating an incident in Cock Hill Lane, Rubery, last month in which a woman fell from a tower block window, have charged a man with breaching a restraining order.
West Midlands Police have charged a man with causing death by dangerous driving following a fatal hit and run in Walsall last week.
West Midlands Police has charged a man with murder almost a year after a clubber was found dead outside a Black Country Polish bar.