A 44-year-old man from Handsworth, Birmingham, has been arrested following a joint investigation by the RSPCA and West Midlands Police into organised dog fighting, following a Channel 4 documentary.
The man was arrested during a warrant carried out at 7am this morning, on suspicion of conspiracy to organise illegal dog fighting. He has been interviewed and bailed pending further enquiries.
A man appeared at Coventry Magistrates’ Court over the weekend (22 November) charged with breaking into 23 cars in Coventry.
Daniel Thompson, 20 of no fixed address, stood accused of attacking 23 cars following a spate of car crime in the Coventry area during Tuesday 18 November and Wednesday 19 November.
He pleaded guilty to an offence of vehicle interference, five offences of theft from motor vehicle and asked for 17 other vehicle crime offences to be taken into account.
A lorry driver has been arrested after driving the wrong way along a dual carriageway in Willenhall, whilst believed to be drunk, in the early hours of the morning.
Police on patrol saw the HGV travelling away from the M6 on the Black Country Route, on the wrong carriageway, at around 2.20am today (24 November).
A national campaign to involve the public in counter terrorism kicks off today, with events across the country - including the West Midlands.
A range of activity to raise awareness of the threat from violent extremism will focus on five key areas: crowded places, transport hubs, preventing violent extremism, terrorist financing, and the tools that terrorists need to operate.
Police are continuing to investigate a road traffic collision, in which a man died, in Coseley last month.
Ajay Sagher, aged 29, died following the collision on Central Drive, at the junction with Martin Close, on 21 October.