Police warning ahead of planned protest
We’re aware of a planned protest taking place in Birmingham tomorrow (Saturday 16 January).
We are in the middle of another national lockdown and under these restrictions, leaving your house to attend a protest is not a viable exemption, so we are urging people not to attend.
Toilet trouble as suspected drugs stash found down loo
A suspected drug dealer had a spot of toilet trouble when we raided a flat this morning and found more than 500 wraps of suspicious powder in the loo.
We executed a warrant at the flat in Camden Street, in the Upper Stoke area of Coventry, at 7.30am this morning (14 Jan).
WMPeople: Zohya Hamid, Restorative Justice volunteer
- Zohya Hamid, 25, works full time in a women’s refuge but volunteers for us in her spare time
- Among her roles is helping to resolve neighbourly disputes which have been on the rise since lockdown started
- She lives at home with her parents, two sisters and brother
Warning: Don’t be duped by con-artist like me
A woman duped by an online conman is warning others against cruel tricksters who will look to exploit lockdown loneliness for cash.
Berna Ireland has admitted she was drawn in ’hook, line and sinker’ after being befriended by a scammer posing as an American soldier.
Two men guilty of killing Birmingham pensioner
Two men have been found guilty of murder, after they assaulted and robbed a Birmingham pensioner in December 2018.
Robert Morrison tragically died after contracting pneumonia, six days after being robbed and assaulted by Ian Knowles and Ismaila Mohamed.
Child killer named as pair jailed for life over drive-by shooting
A man and boy have today been jailed for life for the fatal drive-by shooting of a teenager – as we can reveal the identity of the child killer for the first time.
Riaz Ahmed was just 15 when, along with a 19-year-old man, he conspired to kill Abdul Xasan in Coventry last year.