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criminal cash
Posted
30 June 2020

A prominent drug dealer we helped put behind bars last year is now significantly poorer after we stripped him of his ill-gotten gains.

Mohammed Osman was given a 15-year jail term in September for drug dealing.

WMP warns gun criminals “we’re coming for you” as operation launched
Posted
29 June 2020

Our officers were out in force across Birmingham over the weekend as we launched a new offensive on gun crime.

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Posted
29 June 2020

A burglar who admitted stealing meat from the freezer of a Birmingham home claiming it was because he was hungry, has been jailed for a year and a half for similar offences.

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Posted
29 June 2020

We are appealing for information following a carjacking in Highbury Park, just off Shutlock Lane in Moseley, on Monday 22 June.

At around 4.15pm a woman was returning to her black Land Rover Discovery Sport when she was approached by two Asian men.

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Posted
29 June 2020

We’re appealing for information after a woman was assaulted on Reservoir Road in Edgbaston on Friday 29 May. 

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Posted
27 June 2020

We are appealing for information following a serious collision in Wolverhampton on Tuesday (23 June).

Officers were called to Wood End Avenue in Wood End at about 8.20pm, where a 39-year-old motorcyclist was found with a leg injury.

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Posted
27 June 2020

We are appealing for information following a serious collision in Birmingham on Wednesday 17 June which has left a man with potentially life-changing injuries. 

WMP Drones Unit
Posted
26 June 2020

We’re again warning anyone planning to attend an illegal rave this weekend that they risk being arrested and prosecuted.

Our intelligence unit has received information suggesting an unlicensed music event may pop up in the Black Country tomorrow evening (27 June).

Reece Adamson with his daughter Amory
Posted
26 June 2020

We’ve charged a man with murder following a fatal stabbing in Great Barr, Birmingham on Sunday evening (21 June).

Reece Adamson, aged 30, was tragically found with fatal injuries to his neck after officers were called to reports of a disorder just after 9pm in Cardington Avenue.

BBQ
Posted
25 June 2020

We know it’s hot out there, but we’re asking people to resist the temptation to organise or go to large street parties and barbecues.

We’ve been called to large gatherings in parks in recent weeks which have been in breach of the rules designed to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

WMP launches new gun crime offensive in Birmingham
Posted
25 June 2020

We’re launching a new drive to tackle gun crime in Birmingham tonight, in the wake of a number of shootings in the city this month.

Ibrahim, Hassan and Hamza
Posted
25 June 2020

Three Birmingham men have been jailed for kidnapping a college student and forcing him to rob his own family home.

Appeal launched to trace Coventry arsonist
Posted
25 June 2020

We’ve issued images of a suspected arsonist believed to be linked to a series of bin fires in Coventry, including one this morning (25 June) that saw a house go up in flames.

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Posted
24 June 2020

A Birmingham man is due to appear in court next month charged in connection with supplying class A drugs after cocaine was seized from a house in Halesowen.

Officers from Dudley executed a warrant at the address yesterday morning (23 June).

Traffic cars
Posted
24 June 2020

We’re aware of a number of car cruising meetings planned in Birmingham and the wider West Midlands over the coming days.

We’re reminding anyone who is considering attending to take part, or spectate, of the dangers of this illegal activity and that they all face prosecution.

Dad and son crooks Nicky and Corey Rothero jailed after WMP investigation
Posted
24 June 2020

We’ve brought down a violent robbery gang who threatened homeowners and shop staff with guns and knives - and now they are behind bars for a total of almost 100 years.

credit card fraud
Posted
24 June 2020

We are reminding residents to be vigilant following a series of courier frauds in Solihull. 

Ijah Cumberbatch
Posted
24 June 2020

A man has been jailed after stealing a television from a flat in Coventry, which was later described as 'worthless'. 
 
Ijah Cumberbatch was seen breaking into a vacant flat on Brunswick Road, Earlsdon on 20 May before he was seen leaving carrying the TV and getting into a taxi.  

Coventry arsonists Connolly and Gillon
Posted
24 June 2020

Arsonists who torched a car in a residential street have been jailed after their alibi backfired and we caught them less than two hours later smelling of petrol.

James Connolly and Sean Gillon doused two cars parked in Hall Lane, Coventry, with fuel at around 6am on 13 January 2020.

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Posted
22 June 2020

We’ve launched a murder investigation after a 30-year-old man was stabbed to death in Birmingham last night (Sunday 21 June).

Appeal to help trace VW Golf driver in Coventry hit and run
Posted
21 June 2020

We’re appealing for witnesses following a serious collision in Coventry last night (20 June) that left a biker critically ill in hospital.

The motorbike collided with a black VW Golf in Bedworth Road, between Oban Road and Ibstock Road, at around 7.45pm.

WMP is trialling 'remote' court appearances with video links to custody blocks
Posted
21 June 2020

We're seeking rapid justice by trialling virtual remand hearings between our Perry Barr custody block and Birmingham Magistrates Court.

We've established a direct video-link into the court to speed up cases and ensure dangerous prisoners are kept off the streets.

WMP charges dad and partner over death of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes in Solihull
Posted
20 June 2020

We have charged two people over the death of a six-year-old boy from Solihull.

Officers were called to a house in Cranmore Road at around 3pm on Tuesday (16 June) where Arthur Labinjo-Hughes was found unresponsive. 

Ex-gang member Hezron is helping WMP mentor children in Birmingham
Posted
20 June 2020

The CoVID-19 lockdown isn’t stopping us reaching out to vulnerable children – teens at risk of being drawn into crime – and steering them towards brighter futures.

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