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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Rabbit hay was used to hide more than £10million worth of cannabis on a lorry stopped at the Dartford Crossing.

Friday, September 21, 2018

A man was injured following a fight in Exchange Street this morning.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

A witness in the Beniamin Pieknyi murder trial told the court today he’d pleaded with the alleged attacker, telling him “it’s not worth it”.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

A police officer caught driving a car without insurance or a MOT certificate committed “gross misconduct”, a hearing found.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

A bin has been placed outside of Romford Police Station for residents to anonymously hand in knives.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

A Pomeranian puppy has reportedly died after being kicked by a teenager in a Romford park.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Thieves are believed to have targeted the computer rooms of the SEN school in Neave Crescent.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Clockhouse Lane in Collier Row has been closed following a police chase this afternoon.

Friday, September 14, 2018

A Harold Hill man with restricted eyesight who was driving without a licence when he crashed into two motorcyclists on New Year’s Day has been jailed.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Rainham residents have come together to raise more than £2,500 to replace a stolen van belonging to a much loved member of the community.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hornchurch and Upminster MP Julia Lopez met with the Met commissioner to discuss crime in outer-London boroughs and the “fantastic news” that Hornchurch police station will remain open.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

A Romford motorcyclist who died following a serious crash with another vehicle has been described as a “gentle giant” and family man.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The thieves had used a slab on concrete to break into the office, before grabbing the cash that had been kept in there to pay for building work.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Eight suspected handlers of mobile phones snatched by moped riders were arrested this morning during dawn raids in Havering, Newham and Tower Hamlets.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

He had been for dinner with a friend when he was stopped by officers, and they found two empty pint glasses in his car.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The mother-of-one was caught on CCTV pocketing the money.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

A 22-year-old has been ordered to pay the courts £300 after he was caught with MDMA pills and Ketamine at WE ARE FSTVL in Upminster.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Thank you to everyone who shared our appeal.

Monday, September 10, 2018

The MP for Dagenham and Rainham is launching a petition to get the government investing more in policing.

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Kaycey was last seen on Friday at around 5pm, and police are increasingly concerned for her safety.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

A new image has been released of a man who was jailed for rape and burglary in Hornchurch and Upminster 32 years ago as detectives urge for victims to come forward.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

The brothers from Dagenham have been jailed for 28 years between them after stabbing a man in a “minor dispute”.

Friday, August 31, 2018

A loner caught flashing in the middle of a busy Hornchurch high street after downing pints of lager has been put on the sex offenders register.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The tragic house fire that claimed all three lives happened last year, and following an investigation it has been found that the smoke alarm in the property did not have a battery in it.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

A pervert from Hornchurch has pleaded guilty to multiple offences including possessing more than 300 pornographic images of a person performing sexual acts with animals and causing a child to look at indecent images.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The Mayor of Redbridge visited the hopsice last week to learn about the services that residents can benefit from.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The London Metropolitian Police is encouraging residents to contact their local ward officers and find out the latest crime stats in their area.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a snapchat video went viral on Twitter earlier this week.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

A knife-wielding thug who carried out a string of robbery offences across Redbridge and Havering has had his sentencing pushed back after pleading guilty to a further charge of blackmail.

Monday, August 20, 2018

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick has said she visited Elm Park last week because it is “a lovely place that has suffered serious violence in recent months”.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Police are trying to find Rachael Joseph who has been missing since yesterday afternoon.

Friday, August 17, 2018

A knife-wielding thug who carried out a string of violent robberies in Havering and a burglary in Ilford is due to be sentenced today (August 17).

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Police officers are appealing for the public’s help in finding an 18-year-old woman from Rainham who has gone missing from a hospital in Goodmayes.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The 17-year-old victim of an apparent acid attack in Collier Row yesterday evening (Wednesday, August 15) was released from hospital last night and did not suffer any major injuries.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Police, paramedics and firefighters flocked to Collier Row’s high street this evening (Wednesday, August 15) after a man was injured in an apparent acid attack.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

More than 100 police officers are gathering in Elm Park in what is believed to be a ‘show of force’ this evening (August 15).

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The Met has claimed it is one of the first forces in the country to develop its own mobile fingerprint device.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Callous theives sprayed a man with a noxious substance during a Hornchurch robbery before striking a second victim in their getaway car as they fled the scene.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Firefighters have been called to reports of an acid attack in Hornchurch.

Monday, August 13, 2018

A 28-year-old Rainham gunrunner and drug smuggler for a London cartel has been jailed for 17-and-a-half years.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Police have said the thief has been conning senior citizens by saying that they dropped money on the floor.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Havering Police are urgently appealing for the public’s help in finding an 87-year-old dementia sufferer who has gone missing from her home in Romford.

Monday, August 13, 2018

An ‘old-fashioned conman’ who scammed vulnerable non-British shopkeepers out of more than £5,000 has been sent to prison.

Friday, August 10, 2018

A Muslim convert who has admitted plotting to kill around 100 people in a terror attack outside Oxford Street’s Disney Store had contemplated attacking a Shia mosque in Romford.

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