Thurrock quad bike riders banned from driving

Thurrock quad bike riders banned from driving

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 […]

Grays: Drug dealer caught with crack in his underwear

Grays: Drug dealer caught with crack in his underwear

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 […]

Teenager with links to Grays and Tilbury missing from Bedfordshire

Teenager with links to Grays and Tilbury missing from Bedfordshire

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 […]

Speak up about rural crime near Thurrock

Speak up about rural crime near Thurrock



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.