Crime & Court

Yesterday, 12:00

A misconduct panel heard how James Durrance, a special constable with Essex Police, told Asda security and employees that he was an officer following the incident on June 9, 2016, and showed his warrant card.

A motorist from Dagenham who was caught drug driving has been given a suspended jail sentence and banned from going behind the wheel for a year.

The driver of a car which crashed outside Dagenham East station was attempting to evade the police, officers believe.

A man has been injured in a drive-by shooting at Academy Central in Barking.

A City worker broke his collarbone after reportedly being shoved off his bike on the morning commute.

The families of serial killer Stephen Port’s victims are a step closer to getting answers to questions surrounding the murders.

Four men who were arrested after a stabbing in Barking have been released under investigation.

The Met has claimed it is one of the first forces in the country to develop its own mobile fingerprint device.

Four men were injured after a stabbing outside a Barking nightclub.

An ‘old-fashioned conman’ who scammed vulnerable non-British shopkeepers out of more than £5,000 has been sent to prison.

A man was slashed with a blade near Barking station yesterday afternoon.

A man with links to Barking, East Ham and Ilford is wanted in connection with an assault in Harpenden.

Immigration officers walked out of a Barking bar red in the face after a mistaken search for illegal workers.

A pair of thieves who laughed at their hearing have been jailed after targeting a “vulnerable” pensioner.

A councillor has launched a crowdfunding campaign to replace a bicycle robbed from a Barking schoolboy as he rode it for the first time.

The families of serial killer Stephen Port’s victims have launched a crowdfunding campaign to get justice for their loved ones.

A man has been injured after he was attacked inside a shop in Barking this evening.

A 15-year-old from Barking who saved up £200 to buy a bike had it stolen just hours after bringing it home.

A dog breeder has made an emotional plea to track down the con artists who tricked her out of thousands of pounds.

A man has appeared in court charged with murder after a woman was found dead following a house fire.

A man is due to appear in court this morning charged with murder after a woman was found dead following a house fire in Rush Green.

Three men who were arrested after a stabbing in Barking station have been released.

Two moped robbers who targeted from elderly residents across Bromley and parts of south west London have been jailed for a combined total of 32 years.

This smelly, eyesore front garden in Dagenham has ended up costing its owner £795.

Three men have been arrested following a stabbing at Barking station.

Emergency services have been called to Barking station following a suspected stabbing.

A Dagenham man and his accomplice have today been sentenced to a total of 11 years behind bars after burgling a Chigwell home.

The mother of a Barking teenager who was stabbed after he left a school leaver’s party has made an emotional appeal to find his killers on the first anniversary of his death.

Police have today released the image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an attempted murder in Dagenham.

A man has been arrested after a woman was sexually assaulted in a park in Dagenham.

Police investigating the killing of 23-year-old Abulrahman Nassor Juma have made two new arrests.

A Dagenham drug dealer who used a 17-year-old girl to carry crack cocaine and heroin around for him to avoid detection has been jailed.

A 53-year-old Barking man has been sentenced to four years and eight months in prison for distributing terrorist related flyers and CDs in east London.

Two Ilford men were sentenced to ten years in prison for the killing of Raja Ali in Dagenham in 2016.

A Chadwell Heath man is calling for more CCTV on residential roads after the “terrifying” experience of being robbed and threatened with a Rambo style knife.

A 28-year-old man from Dagenham has been jailed for 12 years for his part in the killing of a father was gunned down and stabbed outside his home.

The borough has seen a six per cent increase in crime, the latest figures have revealed.

A burglar from Chadwell Heath has been jailed after breaking into a house, pouring boiling water over the owner and stealing his cash.

A Zombie knife, sawn-off shotgun and ammunition was discovered alongside an abandoned stolen scooter after a man fearing for his life called police.

A man has been charged in relation to a stabbing in Barking on Friday evening.

A person has been stabbed in Barking this evening.

Police are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in a stairwell in Barking.

A suspected grenade was found in Barking today.

A 20-year-old from Chadwell Heath has been charged with perverting the course of justice by detectives investigating the death of Jordan Douherty, who was stabbed to death in Collier Row in June.

This is one of the beds found in a brothel that has been uncovered in Barking.


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