Thursday 26 November 2015
An ‘untouchable’ member of a notorious Birmingham gang has been jailed for 16-and-a-half years after a police operation exposed him as one of the city’s most prolific illegal firearms dealers.
Nosakhere Stephenson – known to his contacts as ‘Nosa’ – is one of 18 men who were implicated in the supply of guns and ammunition, following a West Midlands Police investigation. Six men were today (Nov 26) jailed for a total of almost 70 years with a further eight men due to be sentenced tomorrow.
Saturday 28 November 2015
A man will appear before Wolverhampton Magistrates Court this morning (28 November) where he will stand accused of the murder of Indiga Daniel Wallace.
Indiga's body was found in a flat on Fisher Street, Tipton on 11 November. A post mortem revealed that he died as a result of head injuries.
A speeding driver who tore through a Birmingham street while racing another motorist − seconds before his rival’s car careered into a bus stop killing a student − has admitted dangerous driving but been cleared by a jury of causing the young woman’s death.
Wolverhampton businessman Inderjit Singh, 31, of Cranbourne Avenue, was racing his car in Hagley Road West on the evening of 31 May last year alongside Sukvinder Mannan, of Roundhills Road, Halesowen, reaching speeds in excess of 100mph in a 40 zone.
A former Coventry school PE teacher has been jailed for sexually assaulting pupils in his care.
Richard Maycock, aged 43 from Swanage Green, Walsgrave was sentenced to two and a half years behind bars at Coventry Crown Court today (Friday 27 November) after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting a then 15-year-old girl in Coventry in 2013. He will also be placed on the Sex Offenders Register.
The country’s most senior police officers have honoured a retired police officer who stopped post office raiders in their tracks.
On Friday 21 March 2014, a robbery happened at a post office in Wall Heath whereby four masked men had stormed the store.
A Coventry motorist has been jailed for four years after causing the death of a pedestrian in a high speed crash.
Terry Davies, from St Austell Way, was travelling at a speed in excess of 86 miles per hour in a 40 limit on Fletchamstead Highway in the early hours of 21 June last year in his Audi RS6 Quattro when he hit 48-year-old Jayson Craven.