Crime & Court

The 20-year-old was left unconcious following the hit and run.

A hit-and-run victim has criticised the police over their handling of an investigation which has left her “life on standby”.

Kerri Warne community roadwatch volunteer with the speed gun

Speeding drivers could soon be caught out by their neighbours, family or friends laying in wait with hand-held speed guns.

Yesterday, 12:40
Raja Rashid Ali died in Braintree Road on the Heath Park Estate

Four men were arrested today on suspicion of the murder of a man from Elm Park.

Tue, 13:18
Jake Lane, 16, suffered serious facial injuries after a stranger assaulted him and his brother at a bus stop in Heathway, Dagenham, yesterday afternoon.

A teenage boy could require specialist facial treatment after he and his brother were beaten up at a bus stop.

Tue, 12:24
Romford Magistrates' Court

A drunk driver has spoken of his “regret” after he kicked police officers and made threatening remarks.

Mon, 17:01
A general view of Basildon Crown Court in Basildon, Essex.

A 95-year-old resident was just one of 38 victims who had property stolen by a husband and wife who targeted elderly peoples’ homes.

Mon, 10:29
Ricky Hayden (Picture: Kosho Bar)

A teenager has appeared in court over the death of doorman Ricky Hayden, who was attacked and killed outside his home.

Mon, 07:00
 Family from Collier Row, wins court case with the council.
Mum Angela Treadway, with Charlie and Conner.

A family has ended an eight-year “nightmare” housing saga with the council after receiving a five-figure sum from insurers.

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Ricky Hayden was killed earlier this month (Picture: Kosho Bar)

A 19-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Ricky Hayden.

Thursday, September 22, 2016
St Leonard's children's home, Hornchurch Road, Hornchurch. Credit: Historic England

A man giving evidence in a public inquiry into historical child sexual abuse says the delays in legal aid funding for victims is “a scandal”.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Ricky Hayden (Picture: Kosho Bar)

Detectives have arrested a third man as an investigation into Ricky Hayden’s murder continues after he died fighting off a gang of thieves armed with machetes outside his home.

Monday, September 19, 2016
Ricky Hayden (Picture: Kosho Bar)

Detectives are asking for help in tracing a moped from a double stabbing that left a 27-year-old man dead.

Monday, September 19, 2016
Barkingside Magistrates Court

A shopkeeper has been fined £5,000 and had his licence revoked after staff “persistently” sold alcohol to under age customers.

Friday, September 16, 2016
Car abandoned on the A12

A man who abandoned his car on the A12 has been ordered to pay £940.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Chadwell Heath murder investigation.

The next door neighbour of a young man who was killed over a moped has told how her teenage son saw the whole ordeal.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
A 27-year-old, named locally as Ricky Hayden, was stabbed alongside his father in Gibbfield Close, Chadwell Heath, yesterday morning

A murder investigation has been launched after a Romford doorman was stabbed to death outside his home.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Nine windows were smashed at Harold Wood long term condition centre

Vandals smashed nine windows at a health centre for amputee patients, leaving staff and patients “devastated”.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Barkingside Magistrates Court

An aspiring lawyer has had his career brought to a “devastating end” after pleading guilty to fraud.

Friday, September 9, 2016
Traffic is heavy on the A13 in Barking following an accident and earlier delays. Photo: PA Images.

A fraud investigation carried out by officers has led to a Metropolitan Police employee and two other men being charged with conspiracy to defraud and money laundering.

Thursday, September 8, 2016
Traffic is heavy on the A13 in Barking following an accident and earlier delays. Photo: PA Images.

Police have issued a warning after being made aware of “bogus workmen” trying to take advantage of vulnerable and elderly people in the borough.

Friday, September 2, 2016
More rubbish has been dumped at Little Gerpins Lane over the weekend

The cost to taxpayers of removing rubbish dumped at a notorious fly-tip hot spot has reached an estimated £30,000 within a few weeks.

Thursday, September 1, 2016
Police were called to Upminster Road South, Rainham, yesterday afternoon. Photo: Google Maps

An investigation has been launched by police after reports of a fight breaking out between males thought to have a machete and baseball bat.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Police outside the home in Rainham Road, Rainham, earlier today. Photo: MPS Havering

Three men are in police custody after officers seized Class A and Class B drugs along with a large amount of cash.

Monday, August 22, 2016
Enormous fly-tip discovered in Gerpins Lane, Upminster, on Sunday

Another enormous fly-tip was found at a notorious dumping hot spot.

Monday, August 22, 2016
Police have released CCTV footage showing a man assaulting a plumber, who had find refuge inside a customer's house.

This footage shows the moment a 46-year-old plumber was assaulted after he was approached by a man, who had asked him for a lift.

Friday, August 19, 2016
Alfie the terrier

A heartbroken dog owner whose Yorkshire terrier was mauled to death by a pitbull-type dog has spoken of his horror after the deadly animal was seen near his home.

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Snaresbrook Crown Court. Picture: John Stillwell/PA

A man notoriously known by police for motor vehicle crimes has been sentenced to seven months in prison and given a 12-month driving ban.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
The Premier Express store in Chase Cross Road

A newsagent worker has been assaulted after three masked men broke into a shop in Collier Row.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Police seek this man in connection with a burlgary at Saint Francis Hospice's shop in Upminster

A man is sought by police in connection with a burglary at a charity shop.

Friday, August 12, 2016
CCTV from the RSPCA Essex and Havering branch

The RSPCA is appealing for help in identifying two culprits who took a bench belonging to the charity in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Paul Jones of Dorking Walk, Romford, was handed a 12-month conditional discharge after assaulting a man on a bus by Dagenham Heathway.

A 46-year-old man who drunkenly assaulted a student on a bus has been spared jail.

Thursday, August 4, 2016
Hassan Sheikh died from injuries he sustained in the crash on the A13 on July 1 2015. Picture: Iqra Sheikh

A lorry driver who caused a collision in which a student died by changing lanes without checking his mirrors was jailed for eight months yesterday (Wednesday).

Thursday, August 4, 2016
Police at the scene after a man was shot in the leg (credit:

A 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with a shooting in Gidea Park last week.

Monday, August 1, 2016
Circuit nightclub in North Street

Two men were rushed to hospital in the early hours of Saturday after a large fight broke out near Romford’s Circuit nightclub.

Thursday, July 28, 2016
Police at the scene after a man was shot in the leg (credit:

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a shooting in Gidea Park last night.

Thursday, July 28, 2016
British Transport Police

A man has been identified and will be interviewed by police after a disabled commuter was pushed and slapped on a train.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
A plane making a final approach to land at City Airport (Pic: PA/Yui Mok)

The government today announced it has given City Airport the green light to expand.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Daniel Hancock. Picture: Met Police

A driver who ran over a father-of-one found dead at his home the following day has pleaded guilty to causing death by careless driving.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Generic shots of a Big Mac burger from a McDonalds restaurant. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday  November5, 2007.  Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

From a man calling to say that his “very very large friend” was stuck up a tree, to a man calling to request a Big Mac, the London Fire Brigade has revealed its top ten weirdest calls.

Friday, July 22, 2016
Officers line South Street as they prepare for revellers to leave Fiction nightclub

Sat in a police van, officers switch their gaze up and down Romford town centre watching for any disorder.

Friday, July 22, 2016
British Transport Police

A man has been identified and will be interviewed by police after a disabled commuter was pushed and slapped on a train.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan pledges more neighbourhood officers. Picture: Stefan Rousseau/PA Images

Every council ward in Havering will get a second neighbourhood police officer patrolling the streets, the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan pledged today.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
The motorbike followed a man along Straight Road to Gallows Corner Picture: Google Streetview

A father drove two teenagers to safety when a armed man on a motorbike threatened to “cut them up and kill them”.

Monday, July 18, 2016
Three men have been jailed for more than 14 years for violent robberies in Ilford and Romford. From left to right: Alexandru Nalbariu, Razvan Nalbariu and Crist-Valentin Tabacaru.

Three men who committed four violent robberies in Romford and Ilford over an eight day period, have been jailed for more than 14 years.

Thursday, July 14, 2016
The pair will appear at Snaresbrook Crwon Court next month Picture: PA images

A father and son have been charged in connection with an alleged racial assault in Stratford.

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