Crime and Justice
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7 Jul 2016, 13:12pm
Two boys have been accused of the murder of 17-year-old Folajimi Orebiyi in Notting Hill on Sunday, 3 July.
A 15-year-old boy and a 16-year-old boy will appear in custody at Hammersmith Youth Court accused of murder and possession of an offensive weapon on Thursday, 7 July.
Two other boys aged 15yrs and 16yrs arrested on suspicion of murder have been...
28 Jun 2016, 13:21pm
A 23-year-old man wanted by police in connection with a murder in Cardiff is believed to have been in Norwich recently.
Police are continuing to appeal for information of the whereabouts of a man wanted in connection with the murder of Cardiff man Lynford Brewster.
Mr Brewster, 29, died of stab wounds on Sunday, 12 June following an incident at around...
27 Jun 2016, 15:53pm
A man has been charged with several offences after being arrested during an English Defence League protest in Sheldon on Saturday 25 June.
Thomas Johnstone, of Hitchen Road in Luton, Bedfordshire, has been charged with two counts of racially aggravated public order, two counts of threatening behaviour and obstructing police.
The 30-year-old was remanded...
23 Jun 2016, 14:13pm
At approximately 3:00pm on Wednesday 22nd June 2016 Gwent Police carried out a search warrant at an address on Nash Road, Newport.
A 19 year old male from the Newport area was arrested on suspicion of intent to supplying class A and B drugs.
He was charged and remanded to Newport magistrates court this morning.
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20 Jun 2016, 14:23pm
A 54-year-old man has been charged with the rape of a woman in Nottingham 30 years ago.
John Bainbridge, of Beckett Street, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, was arrested by officers from Nottinghamshire Police on Saturday morning 18 June 2016 and has been charged with one count of rape.
The offence took place in Vernon Road, Basford, in May 1986.
16 Jun 2016, 15:02pm
Merseyside Police can confirm Anthony Showers, 42 years of Clarendon Road, Anfield has been charged with the murders of Jade Natalie Hales and Karen Lyn Hales, who died following an incident in Cathedral Road, Anfield on Monday, 13 June.
He will appear at Sefton Magistrates Court today, Thursday, 16 June.
Merseyside Police would like to thank the...
9 Jun 2016, 16:35pm
Merseyside Police can confirm a 49-year-old man has been charged and remanded in custody in relation to an offence of rape following an incident in New Ferry in the early hours of Sunday 5 June 2016.
Yassar Murat Ayuc, of no fixed abode, has been charged with two counts of rape and remanded in custody to appear at Wirral Magistrates Court this on Thursday,...
8 Jun 2016, 15:22pm
Two more men have been charged overnight with the murder of Aqib Mazhar on 1 June 2016.
Qamran Ahmed, 21, and Mohammed Quasim, 24, both of Staindale Drive, Aspley, are due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court this morning 8 June, 2016.
A third man, aged 24, who was also in police custody on suspicion of murder, has been bailed pending further...
6 Jun 2016, 19:24pm
A woman has been charged in connection with images found at a care home in Middleton.
Shauna Higgins, of Eliot Walk, Middleton, has been charged with four counts of care worker ill-treating or wilfully neglecting an individual.
She has been bailed to appear at Bury and Rochdale Magistrates’ court on Friday 1 July 2016.
On Friday 22 January 2016, police...
4 Jun 2016, 13:30pm
A man has been charged with fatally shooting Abdi Gutale in Leyton.
Kingsley Harvey, 25 from Leytonstone. He appeared in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, 4 June and was remanded in custody to next appear at the Old Bailey on Tuesday, 7 June.
He was arrested on Wednesday, 1 June in Barking.
Four other men arrested on suspicion...
25 May 2016, 12:36pm
Detectives from West Midlands Police’s Public Protection Unit (PPU) have charged a man from the Alum Rock area of Birmingham with making indecent images of children.
Brian Topliss is due to appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 25 May.
The 72-year-old was arrested on Monday morning and a full-scale search of his Maitland Road home has been underway...
23 May 2016, 17:32pm
The Met’s Cyber Crime Unit (MPCCU) has charged a man with three offences under the Computer Misuse Act.
David Gerrard Buchanan, 18 of Vann Road, Haslemere, Surrey was charged on Saturday, 21 May with two counts of causing a computer to perform a function to secure / enable unauthorised access to a programme / data, contrary to section 1 of the Computer...
21 May 2016, 14:24pm
A man will appear in court charged with the attempted murder of four women.
Ethem Aydin Orhon, 66 of Deacons Walk, Hampton, will appear in custody at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court today, Saturday, 21 May, charged with four counts of attempted murder and one count of possession of an offensive weapon.
The incidents took place on Friday, 21 May, in Hampton,...
16 May 2016, 14:03pm
A man has been charged with the murder of a member of hospital staff in Croydon.
Jimmy Jedson, 40 of Brighton Road, South Croydon was charged on Saturday, 14 May with the murder of Patrick Clarke, 68, at Southleigh Community Hospital in Brighton Road, South Croydon on Thursday, 12 May.
Jedson will appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates’ Court...
14 May 2016, 9:39am
A man has been charged with the murder of Edward Wood, who died after being attacked in Leigh.
Kevin Derbyshire of Findlay Street, Leigh has been charged with murder and remanded to appear before Manchester City Magistrates on 14 May 2016 and Liverpool Crown Court on Tuesday 17 May 2016.
At around 11:45pm on Wednesday 4 May 2016, police were called...
4 May 2016, 2:48am
Investigation into death of baby in Boscombe – man charged with murder
Detectives investigating the death of a baby boy from Boscombe have today charged a man with his murder.
At around 3.30pm on Friday 8 April 2016, police received a report from the ambulance service that a baby had been taken seriously ill at a flat along Carysfort Road.
27 Apr 2016, 15:44pm
A husband and wife have been charged with fund-raising offences under the Terrorism Act.
Mohammed Iqbal Golamaully, 47, and Nazimabee Golamaully, 45, from South London are jointly charged with one count of fund-raising on or before 13 August 2014 contrary to Section 15 (3) of the Terrorism Act 2000.
Nazimabee Golamaully was arrested by officers from...
26 Apr 2016, 17:33pm
A serving soldier in the British Army has been charged with three counts of supplying Class A drugs in Wolverhampton last year.
Oliver Bramwell, aged 22, of Rosemount Gardens, Ackleton, is accused of providing cocaine to three men on the morning of 13 December 2015 after a night out in the city.
One of the men, Kieran Bainbridge, aged 20, collapsed...
25 Apr 2016, 23:12pm
Phillip Barlow, aged 36, of Victoria Street, Chesterton, was charged with murder on Monday 25 April following the discovery of the body of a woman at a property on Victoria Street, Chesterton, at around 3.30pm on Sunday afternoon.
The woman has not yet been formally identified but is believed to be Fay Daniels, aged 30, from Newcastle-under-Lyme. Her...
25 Apr 2016, 18:02pm
A Birmingham teenager has been charged with a Syria-related terror offence.
Humza Ali, from Bromford Lane in Ward End, appeared at Birmingham Crown Court on Mon 25 April to face one count of preparing for acts of terrorism contrary to Section 5 of the Terrorism Act.
The 19-year-old has previously been charged with distributing a terrorist publication...
25 Apr 2016, 17:32pm
Merseyside Police has on Monday 25 April 2016, following consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service, re-arrested and charged a 25-year-old man from Birkenhead, Wirral, on suspicion of the murder of 16-year-old Lewis Dunne in November 2015.
Jake Michael Culshaw of Penrith Street, Birkenhead, will appear at Liverpool and Knowsley Magistrates Court...
25 Apr 2016, 14:39pm
Detectives investigating the murders of Daniel Hatfield and Matthew Higgins in May Street, Hull have charged a man.
Phillip Simmons (38) of May Street, Hull has been charged with robbery and two counts of murder. He appeared at Hull Magistrates Court on Monday 25 April where he was placed on remand until his trial.
The two women also arrested in connection...
25 Apr 2016, 14:29pm
Officers investigating a report of human trafficking and modern day slavery have charged a 53-year-old man from Gillingham with three offences.
Dusan Sabo, of Corporation Road in Gillingham, has been charged with trafficking a person into the United Kingdom for exploitation, knowingly holding another person in slavery and theft.
He has been bailed to...
23 Apr 2016, 21:28pm
A man has been charged with rape and attempted rape in south London.
Pedro Antonio Baptista Boieiro, 28 a Portuguese national of Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath has been charged with two counts of attempted rape, and one count of rape.
The first two counts relate to offences on 20 December 2015 in Challice Way, Streatham SW2 and on 21 December 2015 in...
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