Crime & Court

Tue, 17:22

A Clayhall shop employee has been fined for selling counterfeit vodka to customers who believed they were buying well-known, branded spirits.

The officer suffered non-life threatening head injuries.

Gang members who were involved in a” turf war” and sold drugs by Ilford Station have been released from prison.

A 14-year-old boy from Woodford Green has been jailed for four and a half years after admitting to stabbing a fellow teenager outside Woodford Underground Station.

A serial burglar who fled to Spain after stealing property worth around £914,000 has been jailed for eight years.

Police are warning residents not to make themselves a target after criminals are using moped and bicycles in Redbridge to snatch valuables in the street particularly near high streets and tube stations.

Ilford hate preacher Anjem Choudary remains “genuinely dangerous”, the prisons minister has warned ahead of his release from prison next month.

He had been for dinner with a friend in Gants Hill when he was stopped by officers, and they found two empty pint glasses in his car.

A trio of robbers responsible for 19 knife and acid attacks in north and east London were jailed today for a total of more than 30 years.

Callous thieves doused a disabled pensioner in ketchup before snatching her purse as she shopped for groceries in an Ilford supermarket.

An operation to target people illegally dropping “massage cards” has launched in Ilford town centre.

Concerned residents are calling for fences to be put up in Ray Park after a dog attack which resulted in two children being taken to hospital.

Kaycey was last seen on Friday at around 5pm, and police are increasingly concerned for her safety.

A teenager boy from Ilford who admitted spitting on a police war memorial in Forest Gate has been let off with a conditional discharge.

A police officer who initiated a car chase which ended in an Ilford crash has been cleared of gross misconduct.

A teenager from Ilford faces years behind bars after he was convicted as part of a group of five that stabbed a father-of-four to death in a case of mistaken identity.

A dog attack in a Woodford Green park left four children suffering bite injuries – two of whom were hospitalised.

Moped-riding thugs tore a gold necklace worth an estimated £800 from a 58-year-old woman as she returned to her Goodmayes home.

A chambermaid who stole a suitcase from newlyweds containing thousands of pounds worth of valuables has been ordered to pay £5,000 compensation.

Following a serious car crash on a busy road in Ilford two men were arrested on suspicion of aggravated vehicle taking.

A Woodford Green family are taking part in Saint Francis Hospice’s Star Walk in memory of a beloved mum and wife who received treatment at the hospice before she died.

Riot vans and around 50 police officers were called to evict the large group of travellers.

A passer-by spotted the Travellers earlier this morning.

A Hainault mum raised £1,500 for charity in memory of her son who died in a car crash aged 21.

The London Metropolitian Police is encouraging residents to contact their local ward officers and find out the latest crime stats in their area.

The Mayor of Redbridge visited the hopsice last week to learn about the services that residents can benefit from.

A man has been jailed for just over two years after Hainault police caught him breaching a criminal behaviour order.

An Ilford fraudster whose family crime ring made more than £40,000 by staging car crashes to make phoney insurance claims has been spared jail.

The number of thefts from cash machines in Redbridge in the past 10 years is one of the highest in London.

A knife-wielding thug who carried out a string of robbery offences across Redbridge and Havering has had his sentencing pushed back after pleading guilty to a further charge of blackmail.

A trickster with “hands like magic” stole more than £6,000 from an OAP using a cash machine in Clayhall.

A man from Goodmayes is one of sixteen men jailed for drug supply offences in Tower Hamlets.

As she showed me photos of her little boy you could almost believe she was happy.

A 79-year-old man who spent 29 years sexually assaulting children – both boys and girls – across Essex has been jailed for 17 years.

A knife-wielding thug who carried out a string of violent robberies in Havering and a burglary in Ilford is due to be sentenced today (August 17).

Police officers are appealing for the public’s help in finding an 18-year-old woman from Rainham who has gone missing from a hospital in Goodmayes.

Chaos descended upon a quiet residential street when a gang of machete-wielding, masked men fought with a rival in Goodmayes.

The Met has claimed it is one of the first forces in the country to develop its own mobile fingerprint device.

A Central line pervert has been banned from using the underground between 1am and 7am after sexually assaulting two sleeping men in separate incidents at Woodford and Hainault.

An ‘old-fashioned conman’ who scammed vulnerable non-British shopkeepers out of more than £5,000 has been sent to prison.

A man with links to Barking, East Ham and Ilford who was wanted in connection with an assault in Harpenden is no longer being sought by police.

A gang which has robbed so many people in the past six months it is “like a full-time job”, is still at large.

Two brothers-in-law have appeared in court charged with terror offences.

Drivers in Ilford face a high risk of car theft in the UK according to a survey which analysed recent car insurance inquiries.


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