Crime & Court

Thursday, April 27, 2017

The spectacular success of a police sting that “cut the head off” a vast drug dealing racket at Ilford station was fully revealed last night.

An Ilford man has described the moment he saw a sexual deviant touching himself on a packed Tube in rush hour, which helped police catch the pervert.

A trainee pilot pursued laptop thieves down the A406 after using a burner phone to lure them to a fake meeting.

A pub landlord who was allegedly threatened with a knife by a man over a parking spat is calling on the community to unite across all faiths.

A burglar who talked his way into people’s homes wearing a police uniform and even handcuffed one of his victims has been jailed for impersonating a police officer.

Police investigating the fatal stabbing of a 21-year-old are appealing for information about a car found burnt out in Wanstead, near the park.

A Wanstead police officer allegedly caught on camera attacking a suspect’s car will face a crown court trial.

A fraudster who travelled around the country taking examinations for refugees to help get them visas or citizenship has been jailed for 32 months.

Parents across the borough will be waking up this morning to find out which primary school their children have been placed at.

A boy from Seven Kings has been charged with the murder of a 20-year-old in Mile End.

Detectives investigating a sexual assault on a 15-year-old girl in Ilford wish to identify a man in connection with the incident.

Gun-related offences have risen across the borough according to official statistics released on Wednesday.

A Hornchurch man has been convicted of hurling racist abuse at a woman wearing a headscarf at Ilford station.

A 56-year-old man attacked a dental nurse and hurled racist abuse at a receptionist because he was unhappy with his treatment before going on to threaten the practice manager to drop the charges.

The ex-fiancee of a conman who posed as a multi-millionaire wine dealer in order to swindle money has bravely said that she forgives him.

A 56-year-old Woodford Green man attacked a dental nurse and hurled racist abuse at a receptionist after he was unhappy with his dental treatment, a court has heard.

Paramedics have been called to Ilford police station almost 1,000 times in the last five years, new figures from City Hall have revealed.

Redbridge Police are appealing for the public’s help to find a 17-year-old who has now been missing for four days.

A person who was hit by a train at Wanstead Tube station on Saturday is in a critical but stable condition in hospital.

A man had to be air lifted to hospital on Saturday following an accident involving a motorbike near Gants Hill roundabout.

Residents fear a gang of thieves using electronics to hack into high-end cars are on the loose in Chigwell.

A busy high street pavement was cordoned off by police this evening after a teenager pulled a knife during a fight outside a shop.

Police called to Valentines Park, Ilford, this evening have arrested a teenager.

A bogus wine mogul who spun a web of lies about his wealth by fraudulently posing as a jet-setting businessman has been found guilty of a £100,000 fraud.

Two mortgage fraudsters who preyed on financially vulnerable residents desperate for a home loan have been handed prison sentences.

A new crime warning system has been launched in Redbridge which sends police alerts from your neighbourhood directly to your home.

A date has been set for the trial of three men charged with murder in connection with the shooting of 19-year-old Abdi Sheikh.

This is the moment police arrest Kacey Adams for the “barbaric” torture of an elderly couple during a burglary, and blasting a man with a shotgun in a drive-by.

A mobile phone thief who led police on a high-speed moped chase on the M11 and A406 has been jailed.

A pair of “barbaric” thugs have each been handed three life sentences for tying up and torturing a married couple as well as nearly killing a man in a drive-by shooting.

Two mortgage fraudsters who preyed on vulnerable families desperate for a home loan are facing jail.

Police were called to a shoe shop in Ilford after a man allegedly assaulted a woman inside the store this morning.

An opposition councillor has accused Redbridge Council of abandoning a popular theatre, as several rough sleepers have begun living around the back.

Detectives from the British Transport Police (BTP) have released fresh CCTV footage in connection with a stabbing at Snaresbrook Tube station last year.

Police officers have launched an investigation after a staff member was repeatedly punched in the head by a group of teenagers at South Woodford station.

A trainee pilot is offering a reward for information leading to the return of a bag containing sensitive documents after it was stolen from his car in Barkingside.

A human trafficker who made millions running five brothels has also been found guilty of three sexual assaults.

A good samaritan who rushed to the aid of a teenager who had been shot in the heart has recounted the victim’s final moments.

A teenager from Ilford has been charged after a car hit four pedestrians outside a busy Islington pub.

Detectives continue to appeal for witnesses, one week on from the murder of a 19-year-old.

Three men charged with robbery are set to stand trial after pleading not guilty at Snaresbrook Crown Court.

Residents and businesses living yards from where a man was stabbed on Friday night have voiced their anger and helplessness.

Man stabbed in Ilford

Saturday, March 25, 2017

A man in his 20s was stabbed in Ilford last night.

The officers in charge of the year-long investigation into open drug dealing at Ilford station have welcomed the news that 11 men have today been sent to prison.

Eleven drug dealers who turned Ilford station into an open market for narcotics will collectively spend more than 28 years behind bars.

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