News Archive for October 2020
Murder suspect arrested
Police searching for a suspected killer have arrested a man in a Staffordshire village this morning (30 Oct).
A manhunt has been underway for 38-year-old Anthony Russell since the bodies of Julie Williams and her son David were found in separate flats in Coventry earlier this week.
Man charged following disorder outside Oldbury pub
We've charged a man after another man was left with serious head injuries following disorder outside an Oldbury pub.
Thomas Matthews was yesterday (October 28) arrested in connection with an altercation near the Phoenix pub, Martley Road, last Saturday.
Super fine issued following Wolverhampton house party
We’ve issued a £10,000 fine after a christening with up to 50 guests was held at a home in Wolverhampton - in a blatant breach of Covid-19 rules.
Guests had travelled from as far afield as London for the pre-planned party which included hired marquees, DJ decks and live musicians.
Family pay emotional tribute after fatal Coventry collision
The family of a schoolgirl who died following a collision in Coventry have paid tribute to the "best daughter anyone could ever have."
Isabelle Boshell suffered serious injuries after being struck by a car on Tamworth Road last Thursday evening (22 October).
Murder investigation launched after woman found dead in Coventry
We've launched a murder investigation after the discovery of a woman’s body at an address in Coventry.
Julie Williams, 58, was found at her flat at Emily Smith House, Riley Square, Coventry, just before 11pm yesterday (Sunday) after concerns were raised for her welfare.
Girl tragically dies after being hit by a car in Coventry
An 11-year-old girl who was seriously injured after being hit by a car in Coventry last week sadly died in the early hours of this morning.
She was struck by a Toyota Verso on Tamworth Road, near the junction of Waste Lane, at around 6.10pm on Thursday (22 October).
Students become Specials through university partnership
Students are playing a vital role as volunteer police officers after being recruited through a new partnership with Birmingham City University.
We’ve welcomed our first group of BCU Specials onto the region’s streets after they completed their training earlier this summer.
Two men arrested as we continue to crack down on car cruising
Two men have been arrested overnight as officers continue to crack down on car cruising in Birmingham.
An unmarked traffic car on patrol spotted a group of five vehicles driving erratically and in convoy around Heartlands Parkway, with large groups of spectators lining the streets.
Robbers jailed over cash-in-transit crime spree
Two robbers who were involved in a £320,000 cash-in-transit crime spree have been jailed for more than 20 years.
We connected Giovani Garrick and Keenan Anderson to 11 cash box raids inside just three months, across mainly Handsworth and other parts of Birmingham.
Arrest as investigations into West Bromwich disorder continue
We’ve arrested a teenage boy as part of our investigations into disorder involving fireworks in West Bromwich town centre.
We're investigating whether disorder in the High Street on Tuesday (20 October) is connected to similar nuisance the day beforehand.