News Archive for October 2018
We are appealing for information after a woman aged 70 was robbed by men pretending to be undercover police officers.
It's believed four men knocked on the door of the victim, in Devon Road, Willenhall, before barging in.
My parents didn’t speak very good English or read or write well but we never went without anything, they worked seven days a week to make sure we were looked after as well as providing me with solid ethics and values.
Four men have been charged after a vehicle went the wrong way down the M5 and M6, and through red lights while being tracked by police.
The men, who were arrested on Sunday (28 October), have all been charged with two counts of burglary and theft of a motor vehicle.
Collision investigators are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was hit by a van in Smethwick in the early hours of yesterday (Tuesday 30 October).
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These are the horrific injuries suffered by a schoolgirl who was attacked by a dog in Wolverhampton.
Police continue to appeal for information one month on from the death of Daniel Pelechacz in West Bromwich.
Police have arrested four men after chasing a suspected stolen vehicle which went the wrong way down a motorway.
The drama began just before 9pm on Sunday (28 October), when officers from Central Motorway Police Group picked up the vehicle on the Black Country Road A454 near Bilston.
“My dad is one of the biggest influences in my life, his advice of ‘you only get from this life what you put in’ has always made me work hard and has rewarded me both professionally and personally.
A suspected robber was arrested in Dudley town centre last night (28 October) after an eagle-eyed PCSO spotted a car that had suspiciously sped away from him two days earlier.
Police are continuing to crackdown on car cruising across the West Midlands and have been using drones to gather evidence.
A grandson who knifed his 74-year-old grandmother to death at her Walsall home has today (29 October) been jailed for life.
Gregory Irvin stabbed Anne James in the chest and back more than 30 times during a frenzied attack in Doveridge Place, Highgate on 28 February this year.
A drugs den in Birmingham has been shut down following further decisive action by West Midlands Police.
A three-month closure order has been secured on the flat in Whateley Road, Handsworth, after the force responded to community concerns.
Police are currently investigating a fatal collision on Belgrave Middleway in Birmingham which occurred just before 3.30am this morning (Sunday 28 October).
It is believed a pedestrian was crossing the road, when he was struck by a car which failed to stop at the scene.
A man who caused the death of his friend by dangerous driving has been jailed for eight years.
An investigation has been launched following two separate incidents in which a car was stolen and attempts were made to steal another car at Dorridge railway station in Solihull this month.
Police in the West Midlands have brought down a gang that used drones to fly half a million pounds worth of drugs into UK jails.
Detectives are appealing for information regarding a car thought to be linked to the murder of Richard Helm.
Police were called to reports of a disturbance in Raven Crescent, Ashmore Park, at around 5:15am on Friday 12 October.
The family of a man killed in a collision have told of their grief at the loss of ‘a dear and loving husband, father and grandfather’.
Graham Shaw, aged 58, died after the lorry he was driving hit a tree on the Birmingham New Road in Tipton at around 8:30am on Tuesday (23 October).
A man has been charged after an alleged hit-and-run collision in Druids Heath left a man seriously injured.
Andre Adams, age 30, has been charged over the collision with 79-year-old Rosewelth Gordon on Alcester Road South on Monday 22 October.
A Birmingham duo have been jailed for their part in an armed robbery at a recording studio in Birmingham.
Detectives investigating a stabbing in Brownhills on Tuesday (23 October) have arrested a second teenager on suspicion of attempted murder.
A second man has been charged with the murder of a father-of-four who was fatally stabbed in Wolverhampton during the early hours of Friday 12 October.
Ashley Wilson, aged 27 of Guernsey Drive, Solihull, was arrested yesterday morning (Wednesday 24 October).
Detectives are appealing for information after a couple were threatened with a knife and a screwdriver during a burglary in Dudley.
Three men managed to get into the property in Prospect Road, Lower Gornal, at around 8pm last night (Tuesday 23 October).