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Metropolitan Police Service
The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS / "the Met") is the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement in Greater London, excluding the square mile of the City of London which is the responsibility of the City of London Police.
1 Dec 2014, 17:00pm
A former PC attached to Newham Borough has appeared today, Monday 1 December at Southwark Crown Court and has been sentenced following committing misconduct in a public office.
Gavin Brown, 34 has been sentenced to three months imprisonment – suspended for 18 months, 175 hours unpaid work, ?1500 fine and a victim surcharge.
He previously pleaded...
1 Dec 2014, 11:12am
The Metropolitan Police Service [MPS] has today, Monday 1 December, fully launched the Government’s Best Use Stop and Search Scheme.
The MPS was one of the first forces to sign up to the scheme, announced by the Home Secretary in April, which reflects many of the innovative changes we have made regarding stop and search as part of our ongoing...
30 Nov 2014, 21:06pm
A 31-year-old woman has been charged tonight, Sunday, 30 November, with the murder of a 77-year-old man.
The woman will appear in custody at Thames Magistrates’ court tomorrow Monday, 1 December, charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon.
The incident took place at a residential address in Drew Road, E16, at 04:21hrs on Saturday,...
30 Nov 2014, 18:02pm
Police are appealing for information and possible victims to come forward after a string of sexual assaults in the Beulah Hill area of Croydon.
The assaults occurred between approximately 07:00hrs and 09:00hrs on the morning of Saturday, 29 November, on women in the area.
So far officers have traced five women, four of whom have alleged they have been...
30 Nov 2014, 16:41pm
A murder investigation is underway following the death of a man on Sunday, 30 November, in Haselbury Road, N18.
Police were initially called at 02:47hrs on 30 November to reports of a large group of males fighting in Haselbury Road.
On arrival at the scene, officers found a man suffering stab injuries.
Officers provided initial first aid until paramedics...
28 Nov 2014, 21:17pm
Reice Bari, 24 (08.05.1990) of Hitcham Road E17, has been charged with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life and possession of prohibited ammunition. Bari will appear at Highbury Magistrates’ Court tomorrow, Saturday 29 November.
28 Nov 2014, 21:15pm
A father and mother whose neglect of their one-year-old child prior to her death, have been found guilty following a trial at Woolwich Crown Court.
The parents – a man aged 43 and a woman aged 36 – were found guilty on Friday, 28th November 2014 of child neglect, contrary to section 1 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933. They...
28 Nov 2014, 17:50pm
Enquiries continue after three men were arrested at the Tottenham Hotspur v Partizan Belgrade match on Thursday, 27 November.
The men [A – 23 yrs, B – 22 yrs, C – 26 yrs] remain in custody at north London police stations.
They were arrested for pitch invasion.
= C was further arrested for handling stolen goods.
No further arrests.
28 Nov 2014, 17:38pm
Police have recovered a machine gun following a search in a house in Haringey.
Officers from Trident Gang Crime Command executed a search warrant yesterday, Thursday 27 November, at an address in Tottenham Lane, N8.
A loaded Mac 10 machine gun containing a magazine with approximately 30 rounds of ammunition was seized, along with a bag containing approximately...
28 Nov 2014, 17:35pm
Detectives investigating the unsolved murder of a father-of-five in Wandsworth are appealing for new information six years after the killing.
Andrew Cunningham, 52 (31.7.56) was stabbed to death in his caravan while it was parked at the Windmill Business Centre, Riverside Road, Earlsfield, on December 9, 2008. His body was discovered by his employer...
28 Nov 2014, 15:11pm
A man was charged on Thursday, 27 November with the murder of a woman in Lahore, Pakistan.
Tariq Rana, 30 [06/01/1984) of no fixed abode, a UK citizen, has been charged with the murder of Gulam Asia, 49 who died after being shot several times outside her home address in Lahore, Pakistan on Saturday, 27 July 2013.
Although the murder took place in Pakistan,...
28 Nov 2014, 15:04pm
Police are appealing for information to trace a man who has been seen driving partially naked in Richmond-upon-Thames.
At around 15:25hrs on Monday, 4 November, a man was seen acting suspiciously in the area of Dean Road, Hampton.
He was in a blue or silver vehicle.
Passing members of the public noticed that the male had the lower half of his body exposed...
28 Nov 2014, 14:52pm
Met Police officers have responded to a number of reports tonight, 27 November of large crowds gathering to bag a bargain at the ‘Black Friday’ sales.
The sales were due to begin at midnight on Thursday, 27 November.
Local officers were called to:
Tesco, Glover Drive, Edmonton, N18
Tesco, Willesden, NW10
Tesco, Surrey Quays, SE16
28 Nov 2014, 14:32pm
At approximately 06:20hrs this morning, Friday, 28 November, police officers from Lewisham executed a drugs search warrant at an address in Lonsdale Close, SE9.
Officers forced entry into the property and whilst inside, one officer – a 39-year-old male trainee Detective Constable – was bitten by a dog, which then clamped its jaws onto the...
27 Nov 2014, 18:20pm
Police Dog Fuzz, a seven year old, long haired Metropolitan Police German Shepherd dog romped home last night to steal the Public Service Animal of the Year title at the Daily Mirror Animal Hero Awards.
In a hotly-contested category, Fuzz was pitted against strong competition from two other very worthy nominees: Hertz the German Shorthead Pointer who...
27 Nov 2014, 10:16am
Robin Kardam, 43 (9.05.71) of Madras Road, Ilford has tonight, Wednesday, 26 November, been charged with attempted murder, threatening a person with a bladed article and possession of a bladed article following an assault in Ilford Lane.
He will appear in custody at North East (Barkingside) Magistrates’ Court today, Thursday, 27 November.
26 Nov 2014, 16:40pm
Three men have today, Wednesday, 26 November, pleaded guilty at Kingston Crown Court to a violent aggravated burglary in Wimbledon which left a man with severe facial injuries.
[A] Mariusz Tomaszewski, 32 (7.02.82) of no fixed abode – pleaded guilty to aggravated burglary and GBH.
[C] Dawid Tychon, 29 (24.06.85) of Elison Road, Streatham...
26 Nov 2014, 15:45pm
A man has been arrested after attacking a woman in the street.
Police were called at around 22:45hrs on Tuesday, 25 November to reports of a man armed with a knife and attacking a woman in Ilford Lane, Ilford.
Officers attended the scene and with the help of the CCTV service found a man armed with a knife. An officer discharged a Taser at the man and...
26 Nov 2014, 14:47pm
Shortly before 22:00hrs on Tuesday, 25 November officers from Lambeth police conducted an arrest enquiry at an address in Hercules Road, SE1.
The male occupant, aged in his mid-40s, refused to allow officers into the premises.
The officers requested further assistance from colleagues and entry was subsequently forced.
Officers then discovered a man...
26 Nov 2014, 14:42pm
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A consultant who secretly filmed his patients has been jailed today, Wednesday, 26 November, for five years.
Dr Lam Hoe Yeoh also known as Robin, 62 (24.09.1952) a consultant audio vestibular physician of Garratts Lane, Banstead, Surrey, appeared at Croydon Crown Court where he was sentenced for:
26 Nov 2014, 14:01pm
On Monday, 25 November a man who caused the death of a mother whilst speeding, was sentenced to six-years and four-months imprisonment at Snaresbrook Crown Court.
Sam Tucker, 24 (11.01.90) of Goodshayes Drive, Harold Hill, RM3 8PU was also disqualified from driving for eight years, following the fatal collision on the A12 in May.
Officers were called...
26 Nov 2014, 10:16am
Detectives investigating the murder of a man in Rotherhithe have charged two people.
Andrew Bayne, 36 of Trundleys Terrace, SE8 and Michael Bagnal, 21 of Hospital Way, SE13
appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 26 November charged with the murder of 18-year-old Ben Purdy in Mossington Gardens, SE16 on 23 November.
25 Nov 2014, 21:26pm
Police investigating a fatal collision in Commercial Road on Monday evening have arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of a collision.
The man has been interviewed and bailed to a date in mid-January. The man arrested was the driver of the car that failed to stop at the scene.
21 Nov 2014, 16:59pm
A man has been charged with raping a girl in Carshalton and with two further offences.
[B] Daniel Elliot, 23 (3.4.91) of Rosewell Close, SE20 appears in custody at Croydon Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 21 November.
Elliot has been charged with the following three offences:
Rape of a 15-year-old girl in Grove Park, Carshalton on 15 November.
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