Women Charged With Darnley Road Murder

On Monday, June 14, Priscilla Scamp was rearrested and subsequently charged with one count of murder. The 18-year-old unemployed woman from Centurion Way in Purfleet has been detained in police custody prior to her appearance at Basildon Magistrates Court on Wednesday, June 16.

Darnley Road Murder: Three Arrested

On Monday, June 14, a 40-year-old man, an 18-year-old woman and 20-year-old man, all from the Grays area, were arrested. The woman was previously arrested and released on police bail. She has now been rearrested on suspicion of murder.

Top Cop Reflects On Policing Changes

Glenn is the type of cop, you could chat to all day. What comes across is that he has always been an officer, who wanted to serve his people. He spent nearly eight years as a Sergeant and that comes across in his philosophy.

Grays Youth Court: Bring Your Excuses

What we were not quite prepared for was the breath-taking number of limp excuses that were offered and accepted without a caution, criticism or sanction.
1. “I was out at a party.”
2. “I just can’t get up in the mornings…”
3. “I come from a f****** dysfunctional family.”
..and those were the ones that turned up!

Jaw Broken In Ockendon Robbery

It was around midnight on May 28th when three friends were walking along Stifford Road, South Ockendon after being at the cinema at Lakeside. They were approached by five young men who then assaulted two of them and stole a mobile phone.

Darnley Road Death: Woman Arrested

A WOMAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died from multiple stab wounds.
YourThurrock revealed, two weeks ago, that the police had discovered the body of 59-year-old Daniel Thomas in a flat in Darnley Road after neighbours became concerned for his welfare.

Burglary Roadshow in Corringham

Chief Insp Moor said his team are working hard to combat a crime which has a devastating effect on families across the district. He added: “In my opinion, burglary is one of the most traumatic crimes for someone to go through. To have someone intrude your home and take your possessions can have a lasting impact on the whole family.

Rogue Traders Con Pensioner of Cash

The victim made contact with a man, claiming to be from a gardening company, after she received a flyer through her letterbox. Three men turned up on Monday, May 17, and carried out some minimal garden work. They then asked for money and drove the woman to two cash machines, asking her to draw out £600 in total. They then dropped her home, took their business flyer from her and left without completing the garden work.

Armed Robbery at Tesco’s Express

Detectives in Thurrock are appealing for information about a man who held up two security guards delivering cash to the Tesco Express service station in North Road, South Ockendon on Monday, May 17. It was around 3.15pm when a black man, holding a handgun approached the security guards from behind at the ATM kiosk and […]

Vicious Assault in South Ockendon

Investigating Officer, Dc Karen Berry, said: “At this stage, we don’t know what caused this assault. This man has been severely disfigured and so I’m hoping that people can help us help him by giving us the information which will lead to his attackers’ arrests.”

Stabbing in Southend Road

Detectives in Grays are appealing for information on four men who broke into a flat in Southend Road, Grays around 11pm last night (Thursday, May 13) and assaulted one of the four people inside. The 22 year old local man was taken to Basildon Hospital with a number of stab wounds to his body and […]