Crime & Court

Friday, September 22, 2017

A man believed to be in his early 20s has been stabbed in Dagenham this afternoon.

A “dishonest” security guard who pocketed a drunk passenger’s wallet and defrauded him of hundreds of pounds has been sacked and ordered to repay her victim and do community service.

Dog on dog violence has sparked a police investigation after a vicious attack in Goresbrook Park.

Commuters have been urged to remain “calm but alert” following a suspected terrorist incident on a Tube train this morning.

Police have handed out 49 fixed penalty notices to boy racers and spectators in Choats Road over the course of two evenings.

A record number of people have been arrested for terrorism-related offences, the Home Office has announced.

The owner of a dog who was brutally stabbed in Central Park, Dagenham has said she is completely appalled by her greyhound’s attackers.

A hit-and-run driver who fled to Dubai before giving himself up has been jailed for eight years.

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An illegal cosmetic product used to lighten skin has landed a Barking beauty salon owner with a £10,000 fine and a three-month suspended sentence.

London assembly members, councillors and Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas braved the rain in a last-ditch protest against Dagenham police station’s closure.

The judge sentencing Ricky Hayden’s killer told him his actions were “within a hair’s breadth of murder” but said he would be loyal to the jury’s verdict.

A machete-wielding thug has been jailed for 14 years for killing celebrity minder Ricky Hayden outside his home in Chadwell Heath.

The family of celebrity minder Ricky Hayden who was attacked outside his home by a machete-wielding teenage have slammed the justice system before his killer’s sentencing.

A man from Dagenham has been arrested in connection with the shooting of 41-year-old Brenton Roper in Bow.

The council are making a final plea for signatures for a petition launched by Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas to save Dagenham police station.

Hammer wielding moped thugs have been smashing windscreens and denting bonnets of moving cars in what could be a string of related attacks.

The top police officer in charge of tackling acid attacks in Barking and Dagenham, and across the capital, this week called for the sale of strong corrosives to be licensed – and tougher sentences for those carrying them.

From today, pregnant women will be asked to provide two forms of identification when they attend Queen’s Hospital’s maternity care department.

Two weeks after a Barking business was burgled, police have yet to visit the crime scene.

A serial burglar from Collier Row who attempted to rob West Ham striker Andy Carroll of his £22,000 wristwatch in a drive-by heist has been jailed for 11 years.

A serial Collier Row burglar has been found guilty of trying to rob West Ham striker Andy Carroll’s £22,000 watch in a drive-by heist.

Management at Barking’s Deuce Lounge have been fined for breaching environmental regulations.

Police arrest 29-year-old in Barking as they investigate attack on man injured after car collision.

A jury has started deliberations in the trial of a man accused of attempting to rob Premier League footballer Andy Carroll of his £22,000 wristwatch.

This is the lethal ‘face melter’ acid that can burn and maim people in seconds - and has been used in a wave of shocking attacks across the capital.

West Ham star Andy Carroll was whisked back to court after a last-minute request for him to give further evidence in the trial of a man accused of trying to rob him of his £22,000 watch.

A man accused of attempting to rob West Ham footballer Andy Carroll of his watch used the same motorbike in a string of burglaries, a jury has heard.

West Ham striker Andy Carroll has told a jury of his terror as a gun-wielding motorbike rider tried to rob him of his £22,000 wristwatch as he drove his green Jeep Wrangler through Hainault.

A gun-wielding motorbike rider tried to rob West Ham striker Andy Carroll of his £22,000 wristwatch in Hainault as he drove home from training, a trial heard.

A teenager who sprayed a boy with a noxious substance following a rush hour argument at Barking station has been handed an eight month detention and training order.

Four men have been charged following the discovery of a multi-million pound cannabis shipment found hidden in a lorry.

A major shake-up to policing in the borough is putting the public at risk, the leader of Barking and Dagenham Council has claimed.

A Barking and Dagenham police officer has been fired from the force for “discreditable conduct” because of online communications he had with girls under the age of 16.

Man stabbed in Dagenham

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

A man has been stabbed in Dagenham this afternoon.

Racist symbols have been scratched into cars in a Dagenham housing estate.

A group of housing benefit assessors have appeared in court accused of running a £1 million fraud scheme over ten years.

Five men from Barking and Dagenham have been sentenced along with other members of a drug-dealing gang.

A report on domestic abuse showing the extent of the problem in Barking and Dagenham has led east London’s Assembly Member to call for a domestic abuser register.

Barking FC hosted a special match in memory of a teenage footballer who was fatally stabbed in Barking.

A delivery driver is facing a trial after pleading not guilty to causing the death of a 72-year-old cyclist by careless driving.

A woman whose three-year-old daughter disappeared after she became embroiled in a family court dispute with social workers has been handed given a six-month jail term.

A Dagenham woman was stabbed and struck on the head in an attempted robbery this morning.

Two men have appeared in court today charged with the murder of Barking teenager Joshua Bwalya.

The Metropolitan Police has renewed its appeal for information on the fatal stabbing of teenager Joshua Bwalya.

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