Crime & Court

Yesterday, 17:47

These are the images of three men wanted in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting outside a house party.

Friday, November 20, 2020

A public meeting has been arranged by Havering Council to update residents following concerns about anti-social behaviour at Havering College.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Three men from Rainham, Romford and Canvey Island have been ordered to hand over more than £1.2million of assets.

Friday, November 6, 2020

The daughter of a man killed in a hit and run has described the driver’s 56-month prison sentence as “a slap in the face”.

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Police raided a building in Romford’s high street after being tipped off that an apartment was being used as an alleged brothel.

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

In our latest feature focusing on the work of the Met Police in east London, reporter Michael Cox speaks to Superintendent Gerry Parker on the work of emergency response teams.

Monday, October 26, 2020

The number of Havering residents identified as potential county lines drug dealers rose by a third in the last financial year, a report has revealed.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

A police sergeant has urged people to protect their homes from an expected “massive” rise in burglaries ahead of the clocks going back.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Five cannabis factories in Romford, Ilford and Barking were raided in the latest anti-drug supply operation, say Metropolitan Police.

Friday, October 9, 2020

A senior cop has called for harsher penalties for assaults on police officers, which have risen sharply across Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham.

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

A man who conned a housing charity out of £100,000 to feed his gambling habit has been jailed.

Monday, October 5, 2020

Four men have been fined for public order offences after homophobic comments were made at a West Ham match.

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Twenty years on, police are renewing an appeal for an attack that has left a man permanently disabled.

Monday, September 28, 2020

In the first of a series of features shining a light on the work of the Met Police across Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham, reporter Michael Cox speaks to Detective Superintendent Paul Trevers on his role as head of local investigations and much more...

Monday, September 28, 2020

Police dogs and an ambulance were on the scene in Belgrave Avenue, Gidea Park on Saturday afternoon after youths raided a newsagents, leaving a man with knife injuries.

Friday, September 25, 2020

Two serving officers at the East Area Command Unit, which serves Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham, have been charged with assault.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

A serving police constable working in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge has been dismissed without notice for gross misconduct.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

A Hornchurch woman who defrauded more than £7,000 from the pharmacy she worked at has been ordered to repay the money.

Friday, September 11, 2020

A motorcyclist was killed in crash in Romford last night.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

A stalker has been given a restraining order after he admitted harassing a woman at his Romford workplace.

Monday, September 7, 2020

Police have launched an operation to prevent young people from getting involved with gangs in Havering as they return to school for the new term.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Havering Council has opened a public consultation as it seeks to extend the Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) in Romford Town Centre.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

A director of the National Crime Agency (NCA) has revealed his disappointment over failures in recent investigations into a historic paedophile ring, uncovered by a new true crime podcast.

Monday, August 24, 2020

A teenager dangerously weaving in and out of heavy traffic at speeds above 100mph during the morning rush-hour on the A13 at Rainham lost control of his BMW and killed another driver.

Monday, August 24, 2020

A woman was spat and and threatened with being stabbed as she travelled on a train between Stratford and Upminster.

Friday, August 21, 2020

The mother of a teenager who was stabbed to death has spoken of her regret at not seeing the signs of gang elders grooming 
her son.

Friday, August 21, 2020

A Romford man has been charged with wasting police time in connection with a report a car with a child inside was stolen in Beckton.

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Gay people are being jeered at in the street, while Romford Pride has been attacked by some residents as an “outrage”, according to organisers.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

A scheme to improve road safety in Havering has warned more than 3,000 speeding motorists without any being reported a second time, according to a police community support officer (PCSO).

Monday, August 17, 2020

A father fears his family could be attacked after a violent criminal who was jailed for stabbing him was released from prison - and moved back into his neighbourhood.

Friday, August 14, 2020

Havering counted 2,606 burglaries in the past year, according to Metropolitan Police figures.

Friday, August 14, 2020

Burglars are posing as police officers to trick their way into people’s homes, detectives in east London have warned.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Havering Task Force has seized £1million worth of stolen vehicles and have arrested more than 100 people during their first six months in action.

Monday, August 10, 2020

Police are investigating after an 82-year-old reported being mugged in Liberty Shopping centre car park, Romford.

Monday, August 10, 2020

An investigation into a historic paedophile ring with Havering links is set to be reopened for the third time in five years, after a report found a series of failures by Essex Police.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

A second person was injured in Rainham after incidents believed to be committed by moped riders armed with knives.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Birthdays are often a time to reflect; both on years passed, and all those still to come.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Police investigating the death of a man in Essex have released pictures of three people they would like to speak to.

Monday, July 27, 2020

A police force’s failure to interview key witnesses, who possessed critical evidence about alleged corruption, is explored in the latest episode of our new podcast series.

Monday, July 27, 2020

A cyclist involved in a crash where the driver of a car failed to stop has died.

Friday, July 24, 2020

A 17-year-old boy from Romford was arrested in connection with an alleged assault at Bow Church DLR station.

Monday, July 20, 2020

It will not be a priority for officers to deal with people not wearing masks in Havering’s shops, a police chief has said.

Friday, July 17, 2020

Whistleblowers saved documents charting alleged failures to properly care for “dozens” of Southend children linked to the so-called “Shoebury Sex Ring”, a new documentary reports.

Friday, July 17, 2020

Two more arrests have been made in an ongoing intelligence operation targeting drug dealing and violence across Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge and Havering.

Thursday, July 16, 2020

A serving police officer in the East Area Command Unit has been charged with two sexual offences.


Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.

UK Government Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced extra measures to support workers and businesses throughout winter, including a furlough scheme extension paying 80 per cent of staff wages.

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start. All companies that trade with the EU need to act now to make sure they are set to go.

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