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Police: Second arrest in Alan Cartwright murder investigation

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

A second person has been arrested in connection with the murder of Alan Cartwright in Islington on Friday, 27 February.

A 17-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of murder this morning, Wednesday, 4 March at a residential address in Camden. He remains in custody.

A 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder in the early hours of today, Wednesday 4 March after attending a north London police station. He remains in custody at a north London police station.

Enquiries by Homicide and Major Crime Command detectives continue.

Police: Cyclist thanks officer after thief is jailed

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

Chi Hung Sung, 40, of Rochester, Kent received a call on 16 August 2014 to say that his partner had been taken to A&E after she had hurt her knee in a fall, and in a panic jumped on his bicycle making his way from Shortlands to Lewisham hospital to be by her bedside.

At approximately 18:30hrs Chi left his black felt F95 Sora 2013 Gents road bike (purchased 12 months before) chained to the bike stands at the main entrance of the hospital.

When he returned at 18:45hrs he was somewhat puzzled to find that his bike was gone and had been replaced by an old rusty bike.

He alerted members of staff at Lewisham Hospital and police were called.

PC Christine Barker, who is the police liaison officer for Lewisham Hospital, obtained the CCTV footage. In the footage a man can be seen to leave a bike at the same bike rack. He walked away and subsequently returned. In a very suspicious manner he looked around and took out an object, breaking the chain that had secured the victim’s bike, stealing it and...

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Police: Two men charged with murder of Darran Almond

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

Detectives investigating the death of Darran Almond, 42, from the Graig area of Pontypridd have charged two men with murder.

Stephen John Richardson, 42 and David William Dunn, 31, both also from Graig will appear before Pontypridd Magistrates Court on Wednesday 4th March.


Police: Statement from issued by Becky Watts grandfather

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

“We are heartbroken at what has been discovered overnight.

“We cannot begin to understand what has happened and why.

“Becky was a wonderful daughter, sister, granddaughter and niece and we cannot put into words how devastated we are.

“We are pulling together as a family and ask to be left alone at this time.”

Police: CCTV released in Alan Cartwright murder appeal

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

Detectives investigating the murder of 15-year old Alan Cartwright in Islington, have released CCTV of the moment he was attacked.

The moving footage shows Alan, from Islington, and three friends riding their bikes north along Caledonian Road, near the junction of Copenhagen Street, N1 on Friday, 27 February at 19.34hrs.

Without warning two suspects [Suspects one and two] step off the pavement from the right-hand side, into the road in front of Alan and his friends.

‘Suspect one’ immediately stabs Alan in the chest, whilst ‘Suspect two’ lunges at one of Alan’s friends, knocking him off his bike.

At the same time, a third suspect [Suspect three] crossed the road from the left-hand side and grabbed another of Alan’s friends and pulled him off his bike.

‘Suspect one’ rode south down Caledonian Road with suspect three on the back of the stolen bicycle.

‘Suspect two’ also left the scene on the bike he had just robbed and headed south along Caledonian Road.

Alan managed to continue a short...

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Police: Murder investigation launched following death of man in Kensington

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

Merseyside Police can confirm, that following the conclusion of a post mortem examination, they are treating the death of a man at an address on Boaler Street, Kensington, as murder.

Detectives have also confirmed that the deceased is Roy Heyes, 47 years, who lived at the address on Boaler Street.

A post mortem examination has confirmed that Mr Heyes died as a result of multiple injuries consistent with a sustained violent assault.

Officers are appealing to anyone who may have heard, or seen anything prior to the discovery of Mr Heyes body on the evening of Sunday, 1 March 2015, to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at St Anne Street police station on 0151 777 4065, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Police: PC Annaleisa Gordon sacked after using MPS systems on her ex-husband.

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

Police Constable Annaleisa Gordon, 50 , an officer attached to Specialist Operations was yesterday, Monday 2 March, dismissed without notice from the Metropolitan Police Service following a misconduct hearing.

The hearing found that she breached the Standards of Professional Behaviour set out in the Schedule to the Police Conduct Regulations 2008 constituting Gross Misconduct and in particular those relating to Discreditable Conduct, Orders and Instructions and Confidentiality.

On 30 October 2013, she appeared at Southwark Crown Court and was found guilty of a data protection offence.

The court heard that she conducted searches on the MPS systems on her ex-husband.

She was found not guilty on a further two counts in relation to searches on two roads, one being her Mother’s and the other her own address between 2009 and 2011.

She was fined £350.

The panel agreed these circumstances amount to gross misconduct.

She was subsequently dismissed as above.

Police: Woman charged with Notting Hill murders

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

Police investigating the murders of a man and a child in Notting Hill charged a 34-year-old woman on Monday, 2 March with two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder.

She will appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates’ Court today, Tuesday, 3 March.

Police: 6 things you should know about wildlife crime

Written by RSS Poster Crimestoppers

Many wild animals are protected by law. It’s illegal to buy, sell or harm them, yet the wildlife trade still thrives, threatening many creatures with cruelty and exploitation. March 3rd is World Wildlife Day, celebrating and raising awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora. This year’s theme is “It’s time to get serious about wildlife crime.”…01-Panda_sign-EN

What is wildlife crime?

Examples include:

  • Illegally trading endangered species
    Smuggling protected animals and their parts (such as tortoises, ivory and caviar)
    Poisoning animals, or illegally using snares or explosives to kill them
    Disturbing or killing wild birds, or taking their eggs
    Disturbing, injuring or killing bats, and damaging or obstructing their roosts
    Violence towards badgers, including badger-baiting

What is World Wildlife Day all about?


“Getting serious about wildlife crime means enrolling the support of all sections of society involved in the production and consumption of wildlife products, which are widely used as medicines,...

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Police: Demise of the Nottinghamshire Police Dog Section

Written by RSS Poster Dave B
In the words of Victor Meldrew I don't bloody well believe it.

From May 4th Notts Police Dog Section goes to 10 GP Handlers, 3 specialist handlers under the Emopss ( East Midlands Operational Support Service) structure jointly working with @lincspolicek999

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