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News Archive for February 2020

Keelan Burke
Posted
29 February 2020

A thug who launched a shocking Christmas Eve attack on a woman - slashing her across the face - has been jailed for 12 years after we tracked him down in Scotland.

Khan and Rashid
Posted
29 February 2020

Two dealers who sold more than £1 million of heroin and cocaine have been locked up for almost 20 years after cops swooped to bust the drugs empire.

Robert Bartell jailed for two-and-half-years
Posted
28 February 2020

A man who imported blank-firing pistols from abroad – and converted some into lethal guns in his garden shed – has been jailed as West Midlands Police warns “ignorance is no defence".

NPAS
Posted
28 February 2020

We had another busy evening yesterday and thanks to the assistance of our NPAS (National Police Air Service) colleagues we arrested 11 people. 

Image of Giovanni Campbell
Posted
28 February 2020


A violent robber who stabbed two teenagers during a month-long crime spree has been jailed for 15 years after we linked him to the nasty attacks.

WMP
Posted
28 February 2020

A convicted con woman who spent more than two years on the run in Turkey is behind bars after we arrested her yesterday (27 Feb) at Birmingham Airport.

Mr Akhtar
Posted
28 February 2020


We’ve returned a murder suspect to the UK to stand trial accused of killing a businessman at his Birmingham factory more than four years ago.
 
Officers flew to Pakistan and returned last night (27 Feb) with Tahir Zarif. 
 

Birmingham Crown Court
Posted
27 February 2020

A Northampton woman who ran a red light killing a pedestrian has been jailed. 

Ruth Pahla, failed to stop at red traffic light on the Chester Road in Castle Bromwich, striking a 53-year-old woman who was at a pedestrian crossing in October 2018. 

Robert Cartright
Posted
27 February 2020

A man who was hit by a car in Wednesbury on Sunday (23 February), has sadly died.
 

image of Tarczynski
Posted
27 February 2020

A hit-and-run driver who knocked down and killed a pedestrian in Birmingham has been jailed after we brought him back to the UK to face justice.

Man charged with murdering mother and step-father
Posted
26 February 2020

A man has been charged with murdering his mother and step-father at their home in Oldbury.
Anmol Chana, 25, will appear in court in the morning accused of killing Jasbir Kaur, 52, and her husband Rupinder Singh Bassan, 51.

WMP raids chop shop in Birmingham
Posted
26 February 2020

We’ve raided a Birmingham used car dealership suspected of being linked to a £400,000 vehicle theft and chop shop ring.

wmp
Posted
26 February 2020

Our Sandwell police officers are supporting each other with their mental health by holding a series of sessions to encourage everyone to simply talk.

WMP
Posted
26 February 2020

We’ve charged a second man with murder following a robbery at a Dudley cannabis farm that ended with two men being fatally shot with a crossbow.

Toyota Aygo
Posted
25 February 2020

Detectives investigating the suspected double murder of a married couple in Oldbury are appealing for the public’s help to trace their missing car.

WMP
Posted
25 February 2020

Officers from our Sandwell response team came together recently to support young people who want to work for the police.

The A Unit response team spent the day talking to young people from across the Black Country last month who are interested in a career in uniformed services.

Image of Connor Fellows
Posted
25 February 2020

 A speeding driver who left his friend lying seriously injured after fleeing a collision in Walsall has been jailed - after we traced him within two hours.

Richard Newing
Posted
25 February 2020

A man has today (25 February) pleaded guilty to manslaughter after a man was killed in a Coventry blaze last year. 

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Posted
25 February 2020

We’ve arrested a man on suspicion of murder after the bodies of two people were found in Oldbury today. 

We were called to the address in Moat Road following concerns for the welfare of the people living there.

image of Wolverhampton Magistrates Court
Posted
24 February 2020

Detectives investigating a double killing after a cannabis factory robbery in Dudley have this evening (24 February) charged a man with two counts of murder.

Darren Round
Posted
24 February 2020

As part of our investigation into the death of Darren Round we are appealing for witnesses to come forward to help establish the events leading to his death. 

stock image of officer on duty
Posted
24 February 2020

We're appealing for information and dashcam footage after a pedestrian was seriously injured following a collision in Wednesbury last night (23 February).

A man in his 70s is in a critical condition in hospital after he was hit by a car while crossing Crankhall Lane at around 6.15pm.

stock image
Posted
24 February 2020

A man has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder as detectives continue to investigate the double killing of two men in Dudley last Thursday (20 February).

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