West Midlands Police have issued a warning to motorists, who lie to avoid penalty points, that they will be hauled before the courts.Read the full story ›
Drug-dealers caught with a solid block of cocaine weighing 999 grams hidden in their car have been jailed for four years eight months.Read the full story ›
A ruthless gang of timeshare fraudsters have been jailed for nearly 48 years after conning their victims out of over £1 million.Read the full story ›
Police investigating a bomb hoax threat at a training centre in Sandwell have arrested two teenagers.
The two local boys aged, 16 and 17, were arrested on Monday in connection with a hoax call made to Nova training centre, Church Street, Oldbury on 28 January.
These kinds of offences are not only a drain on police, council and school resources but they also waste the time of pupils who should be receiving their education.
We take reports like this very seriously − the maximum sentence for the offence of communicating a bomb hoax is seven years in prison.
Both have been bailed with conditions while further enquires take place.
Detectives in Sutton Coldfield are appealing for witnesses and information in relation to disorder in the town centre on 13 February.Read the full story ›
A man has been charged with wounding after an assault at a Wolverhampton bookies which was featured on the programme 'Crimewatch' last week.
Factory worker Vladimir Melinte was arrested at the weekend after a 37-year-old was left with a broken nose and damage to his eye at William Hill, on Bargate Drive in Whitmore Reans, on 4 September last year.
The 28 year-old of Bamford Road, Penn Fields, has been bailed to appear before Wolverhampton Magistrates on 1 March.
A woman arrested by detectives investigating the murder of businessman Akhtar Javeed has been released on police bail pending inquiries.Read the full story ›
Police investigating the murder of Akhtar Javeed have arrested a second man in Leicester on suspicion of murder.Read the full story ›
Police are investigating after a man was shot in south Birmingham last night.Read the full story ›
Two men who nearly killed a Facebook ‘friend’ during a frenzied knife attack at a family BBQ have both been handed lengthy prison sentences.Read the full story ›