News Archive for February 2020
A thug who launched a shocking Christmas Eve attack on a woman - slashing her across the face - has been jailed for 12 years after we tracked him down in Scotland.
Two dealers who sold more than £1 million of heroin and cocaine have been locked up for almost 20 years after cops swooped to bust the drugs empire.
A man who imported blank-firing pistols from abroad – and converted some into lethal guns in his garden shed – has been jailed as West Midlands Police warns “ignorance is no defence".
We had another busy evening yesterday and thanks to the assistance of our NPAS (National Police Air Service) colleagues we arrested 11 people.
A violent robber who stabbed two teenagers during a month-long crime spree has been jailed for 15 years after we linked him to the nasty attacks.
A convicted con woman who spent more than two years on the run in Turkey is behind bars after we arrested her yesterday (27 Feb) at Birmingham Airport.
We’ve returned a murder suspect to the UK to stand trial accused of killing a businessman at his Birmingham factory more than four years ago.
Officers flew to Pakistan and returned last night (27 Feb) with Tahir Zarif.
A Northampton woman who ran a red light killing a pedestrian has been jailed.
Ruth Pahla, failed to stop at red traffic light on the Chester Road in Castle Bromwich, striking a 53-year-old woman who was at a pedestrian crossing in October 2018.
A man who was hit by a car in Wednesbury on Sunday (23 February), has sadly died.
A hit-and-run driver who knocked down and killed a pedestrian in Birmingham has been jailed after we brought him back to the UK to face justice.
A man has been charged with murdering his mother and step-father at their home in Oldbury.
Anmol Chana, 25, will appear in court in the morning accused of killing Jasbir Kaur, 52, and her husband Rupinder Singh Bassan, 51.
We’ve raided a Birmingham used car dealership suspected of being linked to a £400,000 vehicle theft and chop shop ring.
Our Sandwell police officers are supporting each other with their mental health by holding a series of sessions to encourage everyone to simply talk.
We’ve charged a second man with murder following a robbery at a Dudley cannabis farm that ended with two men being fatally shot with a crossbow.
Detectives investigating the suspected double murder of a married couple in Oldbury are appealing for the public’s help to trace their missing car.
Officers from our Sandwell response team came together recently to support young people who want to work for the police.
The A Unit response team spent the day talking to young people from across the Black Country last month who are interested in a career in uniformed services.
A speeding driver who left his friend lying seriously injured after fleeing a collision in Walsall has been jailed - after we traced him within two hours.
A man has today (25 February) pleaded guilty to manslaughter after a man was killed in a Coventry blaze last year.
We’ve arrested a man on suspicion of murder after the bodies of two people were found in Oldbury today.
We were called to the address in Moat Road following concerns for the welfare of the people living there.
Detectives investigating a double killing after a cannabis factory robbery in Dudley have this evening (24 February) charged a man with two counts of murder.
As part of our investigation into the death of Darren Round we are appealing for witnesses to come forward to help establish the events leading to his death.
We're appealing for information and dashcam footage after a pedestrian was seriously injured following a collision in Wednesbury last night (23 February).
A man in his 70s is in a critical condition in hospital after he was hit by a car while crossing Crankhall Lane at around 6.15pm.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder as detectives continue to investigate the double killing of two men in Dudley last Thursday (20 February).