A quadbike rider who rode onto a footpath to avoid police and became wedged between a wall and a fence has been banned from driving. Officers spotted the quadbike carrying a young child on the back in Woodgrange Drive, Southend, on April 2. When the officers got near, it sped off with two mopeds and […]
TWO people have been charged with offences allegedly related to drugs supply in South Ockendon.
ESSEX Police are appealing for information about an arson in Arisdale Avenue, South Ockendon, today, Friday, December 14.
A DRUG dealer caught with nearly £2,000 worth of heroin and crack cocaine has been jailed for two-and-a-half years. Basildon Crown Court heard how officers from the West Operation Raptor team were out patrolling on Finchley Road, Grays on November 5 this year when they carried out a stopcheck on a car. The driver, 18-year-old […]
BEDFORDSHIRE Police are appealing for the public’s help in finding a missing 15-year-old girl. Olivia Weston was last seen on the afternoon of Friday (7 December). She is described as 5’4’’, slim, with long brown hair with blonde ends and blue eyes. Olivia was last seen wearing a black Puffa jacket, jeans and trainers. Olivia […]
INDEPENDENT charity Crimestoppers is asking everyone to speak up about crime in the countryside. A campaign has been launched to encourage more people to report crime in the countryside whether in villages, in homes, on roads or in farms. Nearly one third of all reported crime in Essex is classed as rural – with violence the most common crime. Crimestoppers believes everyone has the right to feel safe from crime, wherever they live.
A MAN has been charged with assaulting a woman in Basildon.
A WOMAN living in East Tilbury has been accused of stealing a charity pot from a shop in Braintree.
FRAUDSTERS who conned elderly victims by demanding extortionate amounts of money for unnecessary work to their homes have been jailed for a total of 16 years and five months. At Chelmsford Crown Court today, Friday, December 7, Damien Salter, 29, of Wells Gardens, Pitsea, received four years and Samantha Rogers, 38, of the same address, […]
NEW Zealand Police have announced they believe missing British backpacker Grace Millane has been murdered reports the BBC.
ESSEX Police have increased our patrols at intu Lakeside shopping centre for the Christmas period to help ensure shoppers have a safe and enjoyable visit.
A MAN is due in court charged with robbery and possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.
ESSEX Police has charged three men following reports of an aggravated burglary in Grays. Reece Dadson, 18, of no fixed address, and Charlie Stutz, 20, of Darenth Lane, South Ockendon, have been charged with aggravated burglary and assaulting an emergency worker. Brandon Garrett, 19, unemployed, of Gobions Avenue, Romford, has been charged with aggravated burglary. […]
ESSEX Police are no longer looking to trace Reece Stoddart who was wanted for failing to appear at Crown Court.
ESSEX Police has arrested three men following reports of an aggravated burglary in Cromwell Road, Grays, at around 2.35am today, Tuesday, December 4.
TWO drug dealers, one of which was found with a pump action shotgun in Thurrock, have been jailed for a collective total of 10 years. Basildon Crown Court heard how officers from the West Operation Raptor team were patrolling Grays High Street on Friday August 17 this year. They carried out a stop search on […]
A WOMAN from Grays has pleaded guilty to shouting racial abuse in Tilbury.
A MAN from South Ockendon faces a number of charges including being in possession of a zombie knife in Chadwell St Mary.
A woman has been charged with defrauding the owner of The Salon in Corringham.
A MAN has been banned for driving under the influence of drugs in Chafford Hundred.
CHIEF Constable BJ Harrington has warned criminals using airsoft weapons or BB guns to commit crime in Essex that armed police officers called to incidents will be treating them as a ‘genuine threat’. The warning comes as Essex Police begins a two-week firearm surrender across the county to get guns off the streets and ensure […]
THE number of Specials working in Essex Police has risen sharply over the last year after a successful recruitment campaign resulted in a further 122 joining the ranks.
A SOUTH OCKENDON teenager is set to stand trial over a number of charges including possession of an imitation firearm. George Wilderspin, aged 19, of Humber Avenue, South Ockendon has pled not guilty to the following. On 17/11/2017 at Upminster, dishonestly undertook or assisted in the retention, removal, disposal or realisation of stolen goods, namely […]
Essex Police would like to talk to them about the theft of phones from Apple in Lakeside Shopping Centre on Sunday, November 11, at around 4.30pm.