Officers from Perry Barr picked up more than they expected when they uncovered a cannabis factory whilst carrying out a fines warrant operation yesterday (Wednesday 16 April).
Birmingham Community Action Proirity Teams (CAPT) had joined HMCS (Her Majesty’s Courts Service) Enforcement Officers to target people who had not paid fines from criminal convictions, but made the pungent discovery at a property on Ireton Road, Handsworth Wood.
Police searching a lake in Walsall Arboretum have this afternoon (Wednesday 16 April) recovered the body of a man from the water.
Emergency services were called to the park at around 7.30pm yesterday after a passer-by spotted a person in difficulty.
A suspected terrorist from the West Midlands has admitted two breaches of restrictions placed on him under terrorism prevention measures known as TPIMs (Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures).
The man, who for legal reasons can only be identified as FF, admitted the offences at the Old Bailey today.
A smash-and-grab thief who used tools to bludgeon his way into at least nine homes has been jailed after police surrounded a Dudley home he was ransacking. A resident's swift 999 call enabled police to circle the house in Netherton - he went on to admit a series of burglaries and yesterday (April 15) was jailed for four years.
‘The Only Way is Safety’ - that’s the message from a group of teenagers who’re helping West Midlands Police reduce the number of victims of robbery with two new YouTube films.
In a parody of hit TV show ‘The Only Way is Essex’, one of the stars is forced to cope with the consequences of thieves stealing her iPod while another lad’s smartphone is taken.