Snaresbrook Crown Court

A knife-wielding thug who carried out a string of violent knifepoint robberies targeting young women and an 84-year-old across Havering and Ilford, has been jailed for 35 years.

A Newham drink driver has been jailed for causing a crash on the A1400 in Woodford Green which left a motorcyclist deaf and partially paralysed.

An Ilford man has been jailed after hitting a seven-year-old girl in the head with a mobile phone and spitting in a police officer’s eye in separate incidents.

An illegal immigrant with no driving licence has been jailed after crashing an uninsured car through a garden wall in Romford during a 95mph police chase down the A12.

A 19-year-old daredevil has admitted dangerous driving after a 95mph Valentine’s Day police chase down the A12 through Newbury Park ended with him crashing his car in Romford.

A ‘greedy’ rogue landlord who converted three family homes into houses in multiple occupation without planning permission has been jailed for forging documents.

A former Valentines High School teacher has been banned from teaching for a minimum of five years after being convicted of perverting the course of justice in 2016.

Two men have been charged after a woman was allegedly kidnapped from a house in Ilford.

A crooked Ilford lettings agent who illegally pocketed tenants’ deposits to fuel his gambling addiction and lavish lifestyle has been spared jail.

A 19-year-old mum and two men have been jailed for a brutal attack at an Ilford home which left a man in a coma for nearly two weeks after corrosive ammonia was poured down his throat.

A wife fleeced her Ilford husband and ­family out of £250,000 by lying about having terminal brain cancer.

A market trader from Newbury Park has been found guilty of torching a £260,000 Ferrari during an arson attack in Emerson Park that was revenge for a business deal gone wrong.

A Newbury Park man alleged to have torched a £260,000 Ferrari outside a house in Emerson Park was taking revenge for a property deal that went wrong, a court has heard.

Prolific pickpockets who flew to the UK to targeted elderly and vulnerable victims in Redbridge, Newham and Barking and Dagenham have been jailed.

An Ilford pensioner due to stand trial after denying five charges of historical child abuse has died, but a case against his wife and two of his sons – who have denied 14 charges of child cruelty between them – is set to continue.

Three people have been convicted of laying an ambush for two men at a house in Ilford before throwing corrosive ammonia at one of their victims and forcing the other to drink the dangerous liquid.

A Chadwell Heath mum accused of luring a filmmaker to an Ilford home where ambushers poured ammonia down his throat thought they were going to make a music video, a court heard.

Ammonia was poured down the throat of a music video producer after he was lured into an Ilford home by a phoney teenage singer and ambushed, a court heard.

A man has been jailed after he was caught with half a million pounds worth of heroin in Ilford.

An Ilford woman has been jailed after she tried to sell a flat owned by her parents.

An Ilford woman caught red-handed with more than £5million worth of heroin has been jailed for eight years.

Five teenagers who formed a carjacking cartel and burgled 49 homes across Redbridge, Havering and Barking and Dagenham have been jailed for a combined total of 20 years and four months.

A security guard used an ‘aggressively barking’ German Sheperd dog to wake up and kick out rough sleepers from Redbridge Council’s car park, a horrified commuter has claimed.

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault which has left a man in a “critical condition” in hospital.

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


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