News Archive for April 2020
A Dudley man has appeared before magistrates this morning (30 April) charged with the death of his five-month-old daughter in September 2017.
The people of Quarry Bank have rallied together to support the owners of a Chinese takeaway which was targeted with racist graffiti. The story of their amazing community spirit has now been turned into a work of art by an international illustrator.
We’ve bolstered the specialist unit targeting gangs in Coventry – and the newly-expanded team is making its presence felt with a flurry of arrests and weapons seizures.
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.
A Coventry woman who broke into a doctor’s car and stole his belongings last week has been jailed.
Sabrina Moustakim, 32, of Hastings Road in Stoke, was captured on CCTV on Wednesday 22 April stealing a bag containing a doctor’s bank cards and his NHS ID.
A teenager has been charged with the murder of Karl Gallagher, who was stabbed to death in Smethwick.
Tyrell Harris, 19, of Helvellyn Way, West Bromwich, has been remanded in custody to appear before Wolverhampton magistrates tomorrow (Thursday).
Officers from Sutton Coldfield neighbourhood team assisted business owner Kabir Uddin from Bashundora restaurant to hand deliver food to staff at two local care homes.
We are investigating one of our officers who stopped a teenager who was seen acting suspiciously.
The 15-year-old was told he would be stopped and searched under the Misuse of Drugs Act in Melbourne Avenue, Newtown, at around 5pm on 21 April.
We’ve charged two people after a doctor’s personal items were stolen outside a pharmacy in Coventry last week.
People seeking the companionship of a new pet during the Covid-19 lockdown are being conned by cruel fraudsters - with victims handing over hundreds of pounds for kittens and pups being falsely advertised for sale.
We have arrested five people following a stabbing at a car garage in Smethwick yesterday (27 April).
We were called to Oldbury Road, shortly before 6pm yesterday, following reports a man in his 20s suffered serious slash wound injuries to his arm.
Eight men have been arrested following the murder of a man who was stabbed to death in Smethwick.
We’ve charged two teenagers with attempted murder over a fight in which a boy was stabbed in the back.
Our officers were called to Chapelhouse Road, Solihull, at 2.40pm on Sunday (26 April) following reports of a nearby disorder.
Detectives investigating a double killing after a cannabis farm raid in Dudley have charged a third man with murder.
Sageer Mohammed was yesterday detained in connection with the crossbow killings in Pensnett Road, Brierley Hill, in February this year.
We’re delighted to introduce our new NHS heroes litter − a super cute collection of five-week old German shepherd pups which you’ve helped name.
Hundreds of our Student Officers are cutting their teeth as PCs during the Covid-19 outbreak and doing a fantastic job keeping the public safe.
We have launched a murder investigation after a 20-year-old man was fatally stabbed in Smethwick earlier today (26 April).
Officers were called after the man was found with serious injuries at West Cross Shopping Centre at around 4.40pm.
Meet Captain Tom Moore! Our new police dog named in honour of the iconic NHS fundraiser following your nominations.
The 99-year-old war veteran was the overwhelming favourite during our online vote to name some of our newest pups after NHS Heroes.
A wanted thug who left a police officer with a broken arm has been jailed after we caught him later hiding in a bush.
Aaron Watson was already being sought on suspicion of assault when he punched PC Mohammed Javed to avoid being arrested in Coventry.
Our generous officers are going the extra mile to help the elderly and vulnerable in our communities - including buying a 95-year-old man a fridge to keep his food fresh.
A man has been charged after a woman was stabbed in Wood End Road, Erdington on Thursday (23 April).
The 35-year-old woman suffered a number of knife wounds to her neck and body and remains in a stable condition in hospital.
We've taken action after a pub was caught flouting the shutdown and trading in Wolverhampton.
We acted on intelligence and found evidence of The Pendulum in Pendeford open and serving alcohol.
Changes to our service
Throughout these changing times, one thing which will never change is our commitment to keeping you safe.
We want to reassure you that we’re still here to prevent crime, protect the public and help those in need.
A team of daring Sandwell officers who pledged to show their support for the NHS, bravely shaved their hair off yesterday (Thursday 23 April).