15M OF COCAINE SEIZED BY BORDER FORCE AT LONDON GATEWAY Cocaine worth more than £15m has been seized by Border Force officers at London Gateway after it was found hidden within the floor of a container. The detection was made on Monday (13 July) during an intelligence led search of a 40ft, temperature controlled container […]
A MAN is to face charges of supplying drugs following an investigation by detectives. Jason Rao, 21, of Wood Avenue, Purfleet, has been summonsed to court to face charges of possession with intent to supply cannabis, being concerned in the supply of cocaine, and being concerned in the supply of cannabis. He is due to […]
SUSPECTS for drug-driving, assaults and burglaries were among those arrested during an operation targeting criminals travelling on the borders of Essex and London. The nights of action on Monday 13 July and Tuesday 14 July resulted in 43 arrests, 24 of those in Essex. Those arrested included: A 24-year-old man from Tilbury was arrested on […]
ESSEX Police releasing an e-fit image of a man we want to identify and speak to in connection with a robbery at a shop in Grays. It was reported a man went into the Co-op in Lodge Lane shortly after 7.20pm on 27 June and threatened members of staff with a knife. He stole a […]
Closure order on Roydon property A PROPERTY in Water Lane in Roydon, the scene of a fatal shooting five weeks ago, has been closed down under the Anti-social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014. A joint operation between Epping Forest District Council’s Community Resilience team and Essex Police led to a Closure Order being made […]
A MAN has been arrested in connection with the investigation into the murder of Robert Powell. Robert, aged 50, died after he was shot multiple times from a car on Water Lane in Roydon on Saturday 13 June. A 30-year-old man from Epping was arrested earlier today, Wednesday 15 July, on suspicion of assisting an […]
ESSEX Police are no longer looking for Jeremiah Connors, 28, from Stanford-le-Hope, in connection with a burglary investigation. A man was arrested in London last night, Tuesday 14 July, and he is being transferred to custody
TWO boys and a man have been arrested following reports that they attempted to break into containers on farmland in Stock.
TWO drug dealers have been jailed for three years for being concerned in the supply of crack cocaine and heroin in Thurrock.
ESSEX Police want to speak to him in connection with an investigation into the theft of tools.
A WOMAN has been arrested in connection with the murder of Robert Powell.
ESSEX Police are appealing for information after a teenage boy exposed himself in Thurrock. The incident, where he exposed himself to a man in Kennington Park in Aveley, took place at around 3.25pm on Tuesday 30 June. The boy has been described as being white, around 17 years old, and was of slim build. He […]
A MAN has sadly died following a collision in Langdon Hills today, Saturday 4 July.
THREE men have been charged with the attempted murder of a man in South Ockendon.
THREE men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in South Ockendon.
THE number of people arrested on suspicion of domestic abuse in Essex increased by 20 per cent in the first full month of lockdown compared to last year.
A MAN has appeared at the Old Bailey via video link in connection with our investigation into the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals. Alexandru Hanga, 28, of Hobart Road, Tilbury, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration under section 25 of the Immigration Act 1971. He due to appear at court at a […]
ESSEX Police have charged a man following reports of a disturbance in South Ockendon over the weekend.
A MAN has been arrested following an incident in Chadwell St Mary today Friday 26 June.
ESSEX Police attended a site on Brentwood Road following intelligence that the site may be being used for criminal activity, including immigration crime.
A MAN extradited from Ireland in connection with our investigation into the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals will appear at Southend Magistrates on Wednesday 24 June.
THE Pride flag flew from Essex Police headquarters this weekend to celebrate the county’s annual Pride festival.
TWO men have been arrested after a man was threatened with a hammer.
ESSEX Police is now in a position to name a man who died following a shooting in Roydon last weekend.