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Birmingham Crown Court
Posted 9 January 2019

Five Romanians suspected of plundering 100s of West Midlands homes on seasonal burglary sprees from their homeland have been remanded into prison having been arrested by West Midlands Police.

West Midlands Police has charged a man over three Christmas morning burglaries
Posted 9 January 2019

West Midlands Police has charged a man suspected of stealing Christmas presents from under trees during a burglary spree in the early hours of 25 December.

Prison officer Gemma Farr jailed after West Midlands ROCU investigation
Posted 9 January 2019

A prison officer who struck up a romance with a convicted killer has been jailed for smuggling steroids and phones into prison – the latest success for a specialist police team in the West Midlands set-up to tackle crime behind bars.

Yasir Hussain
Posted 8 January 2019

A seventh person has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of Yasir Hussain last month.

Detectives arrested the 23-year-old man yesterday (Monday 7 January) and he’s currently in police custody. 

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Posted 7 January 2019

Three teenagers have today (7 January) been arrested in Birmingham on suspicion of drug and weapons offences.

The trio were spotted brandishing a zombie-style knife by an off duty officer at around 1.30pm this afternoon in the city centre.

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Posted 7 January 2019

Detectives investigating the death of June Jones from Sandwell charged her former partner with murder last night (Sunday 6 January).

Michael Foran appeared before Walsall Magistrates Court this morning (Monday 7 January) accused of killing 33-year-old Miss Jones. 

WMP
Posted 7 January 2019

As part of our pledge to keep the people of the West Midlands safe, Sandwell Police are taking a metal detection arch into all secondary schools in the borough.

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Posted 6 January 2019

Detectives investigating the death of June Jones from Sandwell have this evening charged her former partner with murder.

Michael Foran is to appear before Walsall Magistrates Court tomorrow (Monday 7 January) accused of killing 33-year-old Miss Jones. 

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Posted 6 January 2019

West Midlands Police is continuing to assist an Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) investigation into an armed operation in Coventry.

WMP
Posted 5 January 2019

Detectives investigating the murder of 33-year-old June Jones have this afternoon (Saturday 5 January) arrested a 32-year-old man in Liverpool on suspicion of murder. 

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Posted 5 January 2019

Investigations are continuing today after a police operation in Coventry during which a man was shot dead by armed police.

A warrant was executed as part of an intelligence-led operation in Burnaby Road at around 6.20pm last night (Friday 4 January). 

WMP
Posted 5 January 2019

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision in Sheldon just after 9.30pm last night (Friday 4 January).

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Posted 5 January 2019

Enquiries are under way after a man was shot dead by armed police during an operation at an address in Coventry.

A warrant was executed as part of an intelligence-led operation in Burnaby Road at around 6.20pm last night (Friday 4 January). 

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Posted 4 January 2019

Four machetes, a crossbow, suspected Class A drugs and large sums of cash were seized after officers swooped on an address in Wolverhampton today (Friday 4 January).

Eugenia Petrou
Posted 4 January 2019

An elderly woman who was hit by a car on Bunbury Road, Northfield on Wednesday (2 January), has sadly died in hospital.

Eugenia Petrou, aged 78, was on a zebra crossing near to the junctions of Hole Lane and Overbury Road at around 4.55pm, when she was hit by a Ford Fiesta.

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Posted 3 January 2019

 Eight people have been arrested and charged by police in a new blitz on robbery and car-jackings in Birmingham.

Detectives have been executing warrants and carrying out operations targeting those suspected of being behind the crimes.

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Posted 3 January 2019

Crime in Walsall fell last month thanks to a new police blitz in the borough. 

Operation Focus, launched at the beginning of October, targets areas of the borough most hit by crime as well as the criminals who live in those areas.

Martin Carmichael
Posted 2 January 2019

The family of a man who tragically died after being hit by a car in Balsall Heath last week have paid tribute to their loved one. 

Martin Carmichael, aged 54 was struck by a car at around 10:45pm on Friday 28 December on Highgate Road and was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

WMP charge man over the murder of Stuart Roe
Posted 1 January 2019

West Midlands Police has charged a man with murder over the fatal stabbing of Dudley man Stuart Roe in the early hours of Sunday morning (30 Dec).

Martyn Turley, from Whitehouse Street in Tipton, was arrested at around 4pm the same day and last night charged with murder.

West Midlands Police
Posted 31 December 2018

West Midlands Police has launched an investigation after the body of a woman was found this morning (31 Dec) inside a Black Country flat.

Posted 31 December 2018

A man found stabbed to death in Halesowen yesterday morning (30 Dec) has been named as Stuart Roe − as West Midlands Police confirm a man has been arrested in connection with his death.

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Posted 30 December 2018

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was found with fatal stab wounds in Halesowen this morning (30 December).

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Posted 29 December 2018

Police are investigating a fatal collision in Balsall Heath last night (Friday 28 December).
 
A male pedestrian, in his 40s, was struck by a car around 10.45pm on Highgate Road and sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
 

Just one of the guns recovered this year
Posted 28 December 2018

Officers are continuing to work tirelessly to tackle firearms in the region as part of Operation Yawbridge and as the end of the year approaches the tally of viable firearms taken off the streets has reached an incredible 135.

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