Crime & Court

Yesterday, 12:02

Police are hunting a driver who fled an overturned vehicle on the A13, leaving their passengers inside.

Armed police arrested three men in Barking after a business owner was threatened with a firearm.

A council tenant has been evicted from his Dagenham home after it was converted into a cannabis factory.

A motorist from Dagenham has been convicted of drink driving after he was stopped by police in Essex.

Two men from Dagenham have been sentenced for firearm and drugs offences after two sawn-off shotguns were recovered by police.

A man in his 20s has been stabbed in Dagenham this evening.

A woman who was found unconscious at a home in Dagenham has died in hospital three days later.

Two ‘ghost brokers’ who supplied fake car insurance to Albanian drug dealers so they could conceal their criminality have been jailed.

A Dagenham teenager convicted of a brutal stabbing which led to his 18-year-old victim losing his leg has had his sentence reduced on appeal.

Police are hunting a man who subjected a 13-year-old girl to racial and sexual slurs before threatening a woman who came to her aid.

A tarot card reader has called for Barking police station to reopen after her 80-year-old mum was mugged on the way home from the shops.

A Romford man who confronted a schoolboy in a Chadwell Heath public toilet and forced him to engage in a sexual act has been convicted of his crimes.

A teenager from Barking who waved around a large hunting knife during a row in a shopping centre in Romford has been jailed.

A barmaid who attacked a clubber in a drunken rage the day her drinking ban ran out has been given a 16-week suspended sentence.

A teenager from East London who shared material relating to terrorist group Daesh online and downloaded bomb-making manuals has been jailed.

Police and Barking and Dagenham Council are holding a public meeting following a fatal stabbing on a Barking housing estate.

Police spoke with 18 sex workers over the course of a five-night operation to tackle a new prostitution ring in Ilford Lane, it has been revealed.

A Chadwell Heath man whose hedges caused “a major concern” for the council and a year-long tussle over trimming them has been ordered to pay £370.

A trader at Dagenham Sunday market caught flogging fake designer clothes has been ordered to pay more than £3,000.

Detectives made a sixth arrest as part of the investigation into the murder of Lyndon Davis.

A carer from Dagenham who fatally knocked down a 100-year-old grandmother in a car park after “accidentally pressing the accelerator” of a van has been spared jail.

A carer from Dagenham accidentally ploughed a van through bollards outside a supermarket and into a 100-year-old grandmother while it was in automatic mode, a court heard.

A Dagenham carer knocked down and killed a 100-year-old grandmother in a supermarket car park after “accidentally pressing the accelerator” of a van while driving a paralysed man to buy flowers for a date, a court heard.

A leisure centre operator has apologised after a Dagenham girl nearly lost sight in one eye after being pelted with a stone in a public swimming pool.

A man from Dagenham who tried to smuggle drugs and phones into prison has been jailed.

Police found a machete in a Dagenham street on Saturday while at the scene of a suspected stabbing.

A man who was arrested in relation to a Barking stabbing last week has been released on bail.

Police investigating the death of Abdulrahman Juma in Barking have arrested a man on suspicion of murder.

A scooter thief from Dagenham has been jailed for 18 weeks after being caught driving recklessly and in possession of cocaine.

A man is targeting elderly people around Wood Lane and Dagenham Heathway with a parking scam.

Romanian police are joining forces with Safer Neighbourhoods Team officers and outreach workers to tackle a new prostitution ring that has emerged in Ilford Lane.

Police have confirmed a man stabbed to death in Barking last Thursday was Abdulrahman Nassor Juma.

An additional 18 officers have been called in to patrol Barking following the tragic murder of a 24-year-old last week, a top police officer has revealed.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the murder of Abrabhman Juma to come forward.

A mother who was involved in a car crash while driving with her children on board has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving and dangerous driving.

Tributes have been paid to a man who was stabbed to death in Barking as he walked home after attending evening prayers at his mosque.

A man stabbed to death in Barking last night has been named locally as Abrabhman Juma.

The first photos from the scene where a 24-year-old man was stabbed to death in Barking last night show a tent in place outside of a block of flats and a number of police cordons in different locations.

A 24-year-old man was stabbed to death in Barking last night.

A former Dagenham and Redbridge footballer accused of gambling £16,000 using a card stolen from a pensioner has been acquitted.

Two men who murdered a Barking music producer in a “brutal” broad daylight attack have been jailed for a total of 37 years.

Charges have been brought against two men from east London in connection with four burglaries in the Brentwood area.

A vandal has been fined £100 for urinating in Barking’s Abbey Ruins.

A Barking man who was warned by police over cannabis possession and later fined after he was found with the drug “will be cautioned” if caught a third time, the council says.

This deadly Samurai sword was found stashed away in a communal bin area in Dagenham today.


The festive season is a hectic time for many, with frenzied dashes to the shops for groceries and gifts, and parties to arrange and attend.

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