Crime & Court

Yesterday, 17:00

The Met Police’s commander for Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge and Havering has warned people that officers are clamping down on unlicensed music events after an upward trend.

A school tried to help an Ilford teenager who took his own life but were left in the dark by an NHS error, an inquest has heard.

The deadline is approaching for residents to submit their questions for next week’s webinar on tackling crime in Redbridge.

A pregnant woman, who later miscarried, was kicked in the stomach during a robbery at a bus stop in Wanstead.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of 12 fraud and distraction thefts.

A former carpet fitter who made a video inciting a terror attack on Royal Festival Hall and posted it to an extremist WhatsApp group has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years.

Detectives investigating shootings in Ilford and Custom House have charged a Maryland man with murder and attempted murder.

An Ilford man is one of three people due to appear in court next month after being charged with drug offences.

Police are appealing for help to identify a group of men involved in a “brazen” drive-by stabbing in Ilford in broad daylight.

A man has been disqualified from driving for three years for driving while drunk in Ilford High Road.

The man who admitted killing Dylon Barnes following a Seven Kings music event a year ago, has been jailed for 12 years.

Police are appealing for help to find a missing 17-year-old with ties to Ilford.

Two men from East Ham and Seven Kings have been charged after an investigation into alleged fraud against elderly women in Essex.

Redbridge Council has set up a survey inviting residents to help shape the future of crime management in the borough.

The family of an NHS doctor who suffered head injuries in an attempted robbery in Woodford Green is appealing for information to help bring the perpetrator to justice.

A man has admitted killing 24-year-old Akeem Dylon Barnes, known as Dylon, who was stabbed to death in a fight in Seven Kings and later found in Ilford.

A Goodmayes man has been jailed for four years for running a county line supplying crack cocaine and heroin in Norwich.

A father has admitted killing his two young children during lockdown.

The man shot in the head in a suspected drive-by attack in Ilford has been named as detectives continue to appeal for witnesses and information.

In our latest feature focusing on the work of the Met Police in east London, reporter Michael Cox speaks to Superintendent Gerry Parker on the work of emergency response teams.

A man has died in Ilford after being shot in the head.

Have you seen Shavonni, 14, missing since Thursday, October 22?

A man was robbed at knifepoint in Clayhall Park this week and police are appealing for help in finding the culprits.

A 34-year-old man has been arrested after an alleged assault in Hainault where a man suffered head injuries.

An operation by Redbridge Council cracking down on fly-tipping has led to a string of offenders being busted.

Detectives have charged three men with the murder and robbery of Lee Baxter in Newbury Park.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a stabbing in Goodmayes.

A police sergeant has urged people to protect their homes from an expected “massive” rise in burglaries ahead of the clocks going back.

Five cannabis factories in Romford, Ilford and Barking were raided in the latest anti-drug supply operation, say Metropolitan Police.

Dawn raids led to the arrest of 14 people in a crackdown on drug dealing, violence and anti-social behaviour.

An extremist who made a “chilling” video of London’s Royal Festival Hall with the message “Attack, attack” has been convicted of encouraging terrorism.

A man has been jailed after deliberately driving into a police officer in Newbury Park and then lying and saying the car was stolen.

Detectives investigating the brutal murder of a father-of-four in Newbury Park are appealing for the driver of a car pictured near the scene of the alleyway attack to come forward.

A man has been charged with drugs, firearms and money laundering offences after officers from a joint Organised Crime Partnership arrested him in Ilford and searched a nearby property.

A 34-year-old father-of-four was named as the murder victim in a tragic stabbing in an alleyway in Newbury Park.

An Islamist extremist shared a home-made video of the Royal Festival Hall with the chilling message “attack, attack”, a court has heard.

An additional five men have been charged with the murder of 19-year-old Mohammed Usman Mirza in Clayhall in November 2019.

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was stabbed to death in Newbury Park.

Men from Stratford and Wanstead have been charged in connection with a shooting in Dagenham.

A senior cop has called for harsher penalties for assaults on police officers, which have risen sharply across Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham.

A huge backlog of criminal cases faces Snaresbrook Crown Court as a result of much-reduced service during lockdown.

Police are appealing for information to trace the driver involved in a hit and run in Goodmayes.

Police are appealing for information following a stabbing in Ilford this afternoon (October 1).

A £20,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the safe return of three children who were taken from a park by their father last month.

In the first of a series of features shining a light on the work of the Met Police across Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham, reporter Michael Cox speaks to Detective Superintendent Paul Trevers on his role as head of local investigations and much more...


Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.

UK Government Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced extra measures to support workers and businesses throughout winter, including a furlough scheme extension paying 80 per cent of staff wages.

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start. All companies that trade with the EU need to act now to make sure they are set to go.

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