West Midlands Police continues to assess information received as part of the report into the so-called ‘Trojan Horse’ plot.
Contrary to media reports today, no crimes have been referred for police investigation directly linked to the alleged ‘plot’ and no fresh inquiry has been launched by the force.
Two men have appeared in court charged with drugs offences after £50,000 worth of crack-cocaine was found at two Black Country addresses.
The drugs were seized after warrants were executed at Henley Close, Great Bridge and Moat Road, Oldbury on Saturday, 26 July.
Two police officers who made national news by tackling a violent suspect while dressed in animal onesies have received a top award in recognition of their bravery.
PCs Tracy Griffin and Terri Cave were picking up drinks and nibbles from supermarket in Coventry ahead of a friend’s get-together last March when they spotted a man threatening women inside.
Crystal clear images have been released of a suspected bank robber who demanded money from staff in Ward End, claiming he had a gun.
Police were called to the Washwood Heath Road branch of West Bromwich Building Society at around 2.15pm on Wednesday 25 June after a man, wearing a high-vis top, had been into the store and robbed a large amount of cash.
West Midlands Police today said they were saddened to hear that Staffordshire Police has ‘served notice’ of their intention to quit the collaborative agreement launched in 2012 which saw a regional partnership set up between the two force’s criminal justice teams.
The collaboration brought together the two forces’ approach to criminal justice issues, including case management and witness care.
Chief Constable Chris Sims said: “The decision by Staffordshire Police Chief Constable Mike Cunningham to withdraw from the collaboration is disappointing.
A Dudley drug dealer, who assaulted a police officer before reaching for a loaded gun while he was being arrested, has been jailed to ten years in prison.
Stefan Rattray – aged 24 and of Attingham Drive, Dudley – was stretching for the weapon while PC Jessica Preston was trying to detain him during the search of a house in the town’s Corser Street on 28 November 2013.
Street racers and speeders were targeted as police from across the Midlands joined forces to clampdown on anti-social drivers.
Almost 50 officers from West Midlands, Staffordshire and Warwickshire, plus the Central Motorway Police Group (CMPG), took part in Sunday night’s operation – the first of its kind involving the combined clout of forces across the region.
Police searching for a missing Birmingham man are continuing to make enquiries in Warwickshire after the 37-year-old was spotted in Stratford-Upon-Avon.
James Henderson was captured on CCTV in the town's McDonald's restaurant on 5 July and shows him carrying a distinctive rucksack.
Capped crooks lashed out at a Birmingham shop-keeper with a screwdriver when he refused to serve them alcohol.
The pair − both wearing distinctive baseball caps − attacked a staff member in Aston’s Express Convenience Store, in Birchfield Road, just before 11pm on 29 May.
Police are appealing for information following a serious collision, which closed part of Wolverhampton’s ring road last night (28 July).
The crash, on Ring Road St Peters, left a 15 year-old girl with serious injuries.