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Posted
24 May 2020

In response to COVID-19 our staff and officers are working to keep you safe. For some this has meant a change to their role, the way they work and some personal sacrifices.

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Posted
23 May 2020

We’re aiming to put the brakes on speeding motorists during a crackdown on those who risk lives across the West Midlands.

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Posted
22 May 2020

We’ve recovered a stolen car and discovered a haul of vehicle parts after swooping on a chop shop in Birmingham today (22 May).

Hit and run driver jailed
Posted
22 May 2020

A hit-and-run driver has been jailed after leaving a pedestrian with life-changing injuries following a collision in West Bromwich.

Stanislavas Jurgo struck the 56-year-old man as he was crossing Dudley Street at just after midnight on 22 September last year.

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Posted
22 May 2020

We gained our first full Stalking Protection Order (SPO) at Birmingham Magistrates Court earlier this week. 

The order was made against a 39-year-old man from Sutton Coldfield who cannot be named at this time for legal reasons.

Gathering in Handsworth
Posted
21 May 2020

We broke-up a large street party last night (20 May) as more than 100 people flouted the national coronavirus public health orders by mingling in a Birmingham street.

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Posted
21 May 2020

Earlier this morning (21 May) officers from Dudley raided two addresses on Spring Meadow Road, Netherton under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

Many items were found inside a shed at the back of the two properties including an electroshock weapon, knuckle dusters, a machete and pepper spray.

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Posted
21 May 2020

We are appealing for information after two men were stabbed in a park in Willenhall last night (20 May). 
 
We were called to Short Heath Park on Johnson Road, Willenhall shortly after 8pm following reports of a disorder. 
 

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Posted
21 May 2020


We’re appealing for your help in trying to identify a man who was found dead in Tipton last month.

We found the man collapsed near a shop in Great Bridge on Wednesday 15 April at around 6.30pm.

We attended with ambulance colleagues but he had sadly passed away.

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Posted
21 May 2020

We’ve charged another man with burglary matters following a robbery at a Dudley cannabis farm that ended with two men being fatally shot with a crossbow. 

Last night, (Wednesday 20 May) Hisham Lewis was charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary.

Police
Posted
21 May 2020

We're appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a motorcyclist suffered serious injuries following a collision in Walsall yesterday (Wednesday 20 May).

Keelan Wilson
Posted
20 May 2020

We’ve charged a man following the tragic death of a teenager in Wolverhampton.

Keelan Wilson, aged 15, died on 29 May 2018 after he was found with stab wounds following reports of a disorder in Langley Road, Merry Hill.

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Posted
20 May 2020
We recently issued a photo of a man who was wanted on recall to prison, and thanks to your help he’s now back behind bars.
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Posted
20 May 2020

A pub has been stripped of its licence after breaching the lockdown by opening and serving alcohol to customers.

Vanessa Jardine
Posted
20 May 2020

Our next Deputy Chief Constable has been announced as Vanessa Jardine.

Convicted - James Timmons
Posted
20 May 2020

A 47-year-old man who tried to persuade a 15-year-old girl to have sex with him has been jailed after the youngster bravely reported the crime to us.

Keelan Wilson
Posted
20 May 2020

We’ve arrested a man in connection with the murder of Keelan Wilson.

The 15-year-old was discovered with stab wounds following reports of a disorder in Langley Road, Merry Hill, almost two years ago on 29 May 2018.

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Posted
20 May 2020

Will crime suspects ever learn not to play hide and seek with us?! We caught a man hiding in a loft following a burglary this morning (20 May).

Our officers and a police dog responded to a shop break-in on Cannon Hill Road, Coventry, at around 5am.

Phoenix Netts
Posted
19 May 2020

A woman whose body was discovered in the Forest of Dean last Tuesday (12 May) has been named as Phoenix Netts. 

Detectives from West Midlands Police have been working closely with colleagues at Gloucestershire Constabulary and are now leading the murder investigation.

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Posted
19 May 2020

We’ve arrested a sixth person over the shooting of a man in Coventry that left him with serious gunshot injuries to his face. 

Officers were called to Gerard Avenue, Coventry at 8.45pm on Sunday (17 May) following reports of a shooting. 

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Posted
18 May 2020

One of our officers has been dismissed from our force after he tried to engage a member of the public in a sexual relationship.

PC Dave Humpherson, aged 41, was today (Mon 18 May) dismissed without notice.

Donna Selvey
Posted
18 May 2020

A Birmingham woman has been jailed after using coronavirus as a threat against a police officer. 

Posted
18 May 2020

A suspected drug network ‘money man’ made a botched bid to distance himself from a safe-full of cash by hurling it from a first floor window…sending it crashing onto the roof of his Birmingham home extension.

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Posted
17 May 2020

Detectives are investigating after a good Samaritan was stabbed and beaten with a crowbar in Birmingham when he intervened as a group of men appeared to be attacking and abusing a woman with a dog.

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