News Archive for July 2019
A sex offender who assaulted a women and a teenager in two separate incidents has been jailed for 15 months.
A fugitive slave master who went on the run after being found guilty of marshalling a human trafficking ring is back behind bars after West Midlands Police worked with the National Crime Agency and Polish authorities to track him down.
A man with a ‘huge sense of humour’ and ‘a massive heart’ who died after being stabbed in the leg during a fight in Darlaston last Wednesday (24 July) has been named as Shane Mayer.
This revolver was seized by our officers today as the police crackdown on gun crime in the West Midlands continues.
West Midlands Police has released video footage showing officers using a chainsaw to slice open the door of a suspected Birmingham drugs den − the latest raid executed by the force’s specialist organised crime unit .
Detectives have launched a murder investigation after the death of a man in Walsall.
The 21-year-old was rushed to hospital in a critical condition after being stabbed in the leg during a fight on Forge Road, Darlaston, Walsall on Wednesday evening (24 July).
A caring cop is releasing a charity single to raise money and awareness for Motor Neurone Disease patients…and to support his former West Midlands Police boss who’s been diagnosed with the illness.
Members of a drugs gang jailed for almost 60 years have lost more than their freedom - after West Midlands Police has swooped to recover over £280,000 of their ill-gotten gains.
Detectives investigating a stabbing outside a pub in Walsall on Wednesday (24 July) have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder.
Officers were called to Forge Road, Darlaston around 11.15pm after a 21-year-old man was stabbed in the leg during a fight.
Walsall police joined forces with partners and the community to support Project Guardian - which was launched last month after the Home Office gave West Midlands Police £7m to make the region safer.
Birmingham city centre police joined forces with local agencies to tackle low level crime and anti-social behaviour yesterday (Tuesday 23 July) – issues which local businesses, residents and visitors to the city have raised as concerns.
A gang who held a knife to a baby’s throat as they demanded the code to a safe during a home rush robbery are now behind bars after armed police intercepted two members in their getaway car on the M40.
West Midlands Police is leading the way in the fight against drug-related overdoses by being the first force in the country to offer training to officers on the beat to use the life-saving medicine naloxone .
Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a serious collision in Hay Mills, Birmingham last night (22 July).
Officers were alerted to a multiple car collision involving up to six vehicles on Berkley Road East just before 8pm.
West Midlands Police has taken another step on its journey to helping deliver the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games by ‘breaking ground’ at a new force Event Control Suite in Birmingham.
Birmingham’s new Organised Crime Team has taken drugs worth £72,000 and a gun off the streets with two major recoveries less than 24 hours apart.
Detectives are investigating after a boy aged 15 was shot in Coventry city centre.
Police were called to Cross Cheaping at around 11.10pm yesterday.
Students from two Walsall schools recently spent some time with our operations department to thank them for their work on an emotive banner of pledges against knife crime.