Crime & Court

Friday, April 20, 2018

Police are investigating after a man showed a fellow passenger a gun on a train towards Barking.

A Dagenham pizzeria has been ordered to pay more than £1000 for failing to prove it was properly transferring waste.

A teenage boy was attacked and robbed in Dagenham yesterday evening.

A man arrested on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts following a police operation in east London remains in custody.

This 40-year-old weeping woman befriended a vulnerable man in his 60s in Dagenham and tricked him out of more than £10,000 of his savings.

A man is being held on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts following an operation in east London by the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command.

Three males have been arrested after armed police were called to Marks Gate.

The family of a child who was brain damaged after hospital staff did not explain the importance of feeding a newborn have won their High Court claim against Barking’s hospital trust.

A man has been arrested for cannabis possession after a stop and search in Barking Town Centre.

Violent crime has claimed three lives in Barking and Dagenham since the start of the year.

A Dagenham man who raped a teenager after chatting her up outside a branch of McDonalds has had his “unduly lenient” jail term upped by top judges today.

A beautician who hanged out with gang members as a teenager wants to open a youth club to rebuild a community reeling from the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Lyndon Davis.

A university lecturer who survived a brutal attack said violent crime will become the norm in London unless proposals to close half the city’s police stations are reversed.

A drug dealer from Barking who “cuckooed” the home of an vulnerable adult to sell heroin and crack cocaine has been jailed for nearly three years.

As a wave of knife crime breaks across the streets of the capital, a Post reporter joined police officers for an in-depth look at what exactly the authorities are trying to do about it.

The number of stop and searches carried out in Barking and Dagenham has fallen by almost two-thirds in one year, Met figures reveal.

Detectives are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in Barking yesterday evening.

In 1979 a Romford schoolgirl called Suzanne Lawrence went missing from home and was never seen again.

A drug dealer from Dagenham is facing jail after he was caught with heroin, crack cocaine and cannabis in Hatfield.

Police will step up patrols this weekend across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge amid rising violence and knife crime in the capital.

Barking and Dagenham Council are tackling intolerance with free hate crime training on April 25.

Gang postcode wars have spread across the capital, particularly in deprived areas, a charity boss has said.

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Lyndon Davis in Chadwell Heath have made three new arrests.

A young man who died after being stabbed in the neck has been named as Reece Tshoma from Barking.

A teenager arrested by terrorism police in east London last week has been released without charge.

A 19 and 23-year-old man are suffering from life-changing injuries after a fight broke out in Dagenham.

A restaurant in Dagenham has been fined more than £2,000 after failing to provide evidence of properly transferring its waste.

A man who died after being assaulted in his home in Barking was killed by a complex skull fracture, a post mortem has revealed.

A teenager has been arrested by terrorism police in East London.

Detectives have made three arrests following the death of a 59-year-old man from Barking who had been assaulted.

The Met Police have launched a ‘Be Safe’ campaign to crack down on rising moped thefts across the city.

An unqualified teacher who trained a “mini militia” of children for terrorist attacks in London has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 25 years.

An 18-year-old man has been jailed for carrying a knife through Barking station.

Children have been left “traumatised” after being groomed by an Islamic State-inspired terrorist, the Old Bailey heard today.

A group of travellers left the Millennium Centre car park in Dagenham after they were given two hours to leave the site by the council.

A Dagenham man who took part in an unauthorised motorbike ride-out while nearly two times over the drug driving limit has been handed a one year driving ban.

Counter terrorism police have arrested a man in east London on suspicion of belonging to a banned organisation.

Two men who ran a ‘county line’ supplying Class A drugs into a seaside town have been jailed for a total of more than eight years.

Barking and Dagenham Council needs your help tracking down two fly-tippers plastered on its online ‘Wall of Shame’.

A man from Chadwell Heath who tried to lure an 11-year-old girl into his minibus by saying “we can be friends” has been jailed.

Police have released an image of 18-year-old Lyndon Davis as they renew their appeal for witnesses and information about his murder.

A police investigation is underway after two men were injured in a double shooting in Chadwell Heath last night.

A fundraising page has been set up for the funeral of a teenager stabbed to death in Chadwell Heath last week.

A man from Chadwell Heath who used social media to send his ex-partner threatening messages has been jailed.

People caught begging in Barking town centre can now be handed a £100 on-the-spot fine thanks to new powers passed by the council.


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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