Crime & Court

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Murder plots have been foiled and some of London’s most dangerous criminals arrested in a joint operation against a criminal instant messaging platform.

Police have been called out to a number of illegal parties across Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham in recent weeks.

The home of a Chadwell Heath family was damaged last week for the second time in just three months as bricks were thrown through windows which had just been repaired.

A Woodford Green man has pleaded guilty after he was found to have downloaded more than 200 indecent images of children and hiding a USB in his shoe, despite being subject to a suspended sentence for the same offence.

Have you seen this man who police believe was involved in an assault in Ilford station?

An undercover intelligence operation targeting drug dealing and violence has led to 23 arrests across Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge and Havering.

The police have discovered a cannabis farm early this morning in Redbridge after reports of a burglary.

A man who crashed and flipped over his car in Ilford had been stabbed shortly before, police believe.

The trial of a Redbridge councillor charged with electoral fraud has been postponed until September due to the pandemic.

Police are hunting two burglars who broke into a warehouse and stole £50,000 worth of saffron.

A statue of Winston Churchill in Woodford Green was vandalised on Tuesday night and police have stepped up patrols in the area.

A young woman has admitted helping a close friend accused over a fatal nightclub stabbing.

Police are investigating the unexplained death of a man who died after reports of a fight at a Chadwell Heath home.

Police are encouraging people across east London to learn about what to do in the event of a terror attack and how to report suspicious behaviour.

Met police officers covering Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge issued the second highest number of fines for Covid-19 breaches, figures show.

Police are appealing for help in finding a 14-year-old, missing from Ilford since Friday (May 29).

A man was taken to a major trauma centre after falling from a window in Ilford this afternoon.

Two people from Ilford have been stopped by police after flouting coronavirus regulations by driving to the west coast of Wales.

Police have been cracking down on speeding as they have seen a rise in drivers breaking the limit in the capital during lockdown.

The Covid-19 pandemic has allowed police in east London to be “more proactive”, a senior officer has revealed.

Two men were arrested in Barkingside following a three-vehicle collision where a lorry driver was allegedly threatened with a gun.

Two men were charged and police have arrested a third on suspicion of GBH in the stabbing where police found one man in Ilford and another in Forest Gate on Thursday evening.

A Redbridge councillor charged with electoral fraud has pleaded not guilty and elected for trial by jury.

There have been 400 coronavirus-related deaths recorded at Queen’s and King George hospitals, NHS England has revealed.

The Met is gearing up for a day of action today (Saturday, May 16) with hundreds of special constables and volunteers hitting the streets to support their local communities.

A shop worker has appeared in court accused of the murder of his young children while his wife was in the shower.

Police are hunting for a group of people who terrorised a woman in broad daylight by chasing her into her Ilford home and tried to smash their way in.

The father of two children who died in Newbury Park has been charged with their murder.

Two young children had their throats cut at the family home, an inquest has heard.

Police are appealing for help in finding a missing 17 year-old girl from Ilford who may be in Barking.

A Redbridge Councillor has been charged with electoral fraud and is due to appear in court this month.

Volunteer police officer also worked for Met as a civilian staff member

Homicide detectives have arrested a man on suspicion of the murder of two young children in Newbury Park on Sunday.

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting addressed the tragic murder of a baby and toddler in Newbury Park on Sunday at Prime Minister’s Questions today calling for the government to do more to prevent domestic abuse.

More than 9,000 people have been targeted by “sextortion” scammers threatening to reveal intimate images of their victims in the first weeks of the lockdown, new figures reveal.

The two children stabbed to death in the brutal murder in Newbury Park on Sunday have been named by the police.

Two Seven Kings men have been charged after a man suffered potentially life-changing head injuries.

A one-year-old girl and three-year-old boy were both stabbed to death in Newbury Park on Sunday.

Three men were arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm in Ilford this afternoon.

A one-year old girl is dead from a possible stabbing in Newbury Park.

Six men have been arrested after fraudsters claiming to be from Barclays Bank targeted pensioners.

Two men were arrested on suspicion of GBH after a man was found with serious injuries in Hainault on Thursday night.

Overall crime in east London has fallen by almost a third during the lockdown but domestic abuse reports are on the rise, a police chief has revealed.

A fight in Ilford left two men injured, one with head injuries.


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