Crime & Court


Pensioners conned out of thousands purchased a Rolex watch as part of an elaborate scam.

Yesterday, 17:40

A pub chain is facing a large fine after it was found guilty of serving an unsafe Christmas dinner, which a woman died after eating.

Yesterday, 15:54

A suspected illicit diesel plant has been found in Upminster.

Yesterday, 09:51

A pub chain has been found guilty of placing unsafe meat on the market following an incident of food poisoning in December 2012, after which a woman died.

Yesterday, 09:30

Police are appealing for information following a spate of burglaries in Brentwood.

Friday, November 21, 2014
Do you recognise this man?

A man exposed himself and performed a sex act on an afternoon train in front of a 14-year-old girl and her mother.

Friday, November 21, 2014
Have a go hero's Sydnie Barnes, Sam Taylor and Ellie Noble

Fearless youngsters tackled a violent thug as he robbed a 14-year-old girl in broad daylight – but said their act of bravery was “nothing special”.

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Brendon Smith, 31, is wanted in connection with a burglary in Chigwell. [Picture: Essex Police]

Police are hunting a man known to frequent the Romford area over a burglary.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Emma Hall

A woman serving a life sentence over the savage murder of Romford teenager Luke Harwood has won the first stage of her fight to clear her name.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Thieves ransacked a house in Hornchurch stealing precious jewellery including a 100-year-old watch with “enormous” sentimental value.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Police carried out a raid in Holloway last night

Havering Police will be keeping residents informed about what is going on in the borough with a community action day.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Have you seen Marian Dumitru (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A Romford man accused of serious assault and theft is being hunted by police after failing to appear at court.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Police will be on hand to give advice to shoppers. Picture: PA

A shopping centre now boasts a pop-up police shop after a trial run saw an “overwhelming response” from customers.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Police have released an image of a man they want to speak to over a bus assault in Hornchurch.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Burglars broke into a supermarket at the weekend, stealing a number of items before fleeing.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Do you know this man?

Police have issued a second appeal for information after a young woman was subjected to a prolonged sexual assault on her way to work on a packed Central Line train.

Monday, November 10, 2014
An examble of a dog pram as seen at Crufts. Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Images

A woman has been charged after a mother alleged she was racially assaulted after asking a bus passenger to move her pram - containing a dog.

Saturday, November 8, 2014

A three-month old baby who was left brain damaged after he was allegedly shaken by a woman from Rainham showed no signs of external injury when he was admitted to hospital, a court heard.

Thursday, November 6, 2014
Havering Police are warning vulnerable residents. Picture: John Stillwell/PA

Police have received more than 10 reports of an inheritance scam trying to pry hard earned cashed from vulnerable residents in the last month.

Monday, November 3, 2014
Roger Evans

Bus drivers in Havering have been attacked or verbally abused 122 times in the last five years.

Monday, November 3, 2014
Coopers coborn

Parents should warn their children of “stranger danger”, police say, after two 13-year-old girls were stalked by men outside their Upminster school.

Saturday, November 1, 2014
51 reports were made to police

Reports relating to as many as 18 brothels have been made to Havering Police in the past year, new figures show.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Do you know this man?

A young woman who was subjected to a prolonged sexual assault while travelling to work on a packed tube train has spoken of her ordeal.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
The scene at The Brewery in Romford after the stabbing

A man who repeatedly stabbed a 19-year-old in a packed shopping centre restaurant has been cleared of attempted murder, but still faces years in jail.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Keith Dorrington was ordered to pay £800 at Snaresbrook Crown Court today after pornographic images involving animals were found on his work laptop (Pic: John Stillwell/PA)

A Rainham woman shook a three month-old boy so hard he suffered brain damage and then waited 12 hours before calling an ambulance, a court heard.

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£300 a day sounds like a pretty good allowance – but this guy was claiming it without doing ANY work.