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Pensioner’s cash stolen in Halesowen distraction burglary

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Thursday 24 July 2014

CCTV images of three women have been released by detectives in a bid to trace those responsible for a distraction burglary on a Halesowen pensioner last month.

Detectives believed that the women may have followed the 87-year-old woman after she got off the bus near Long Mynd in Hayley Green on 10 June at midday.

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Solihull double murder suspect sectioned

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Wednesday 23 July 2014

A man arrested on suspicion of the double murder of a Solihull couple has today (23 July) been sectioned under the Mental Health Act.
 
The 23-year-old was arrested on 7 July after emergency services were called to the family’s home, on Hermitage Road, where the bodies of a couple, in their 50s, were discovered.
 

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Former MEP charged following fraud investigation

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Wednesday 23 July 2014

West Midlands Police’s Economic Crime Unit has today (Wednesday 23 July) formally charged former MEP Nicole Sinclaire with misconduct in public office and money laundering.
 
Ms Sinclaire is due to appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 17 September where she will hear claims that she made false and dishonest submissions for travelling expenses and transferred the proceeds of fraud through a bank account in her name.

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