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Street robbery stabbing outside Lewisham library

Street robbery stabbing outside Lewisham library

A passer-by witnessed a massive operation on Lewisham High Street after midnight on Monday when someone was stabbed in a street robbery. Something big has happened outside Lewisham library. Lots of police & ambulance — James Goldburn (@j_goldburn) May 18, 2015 Officers chased down the two suspects as they were…

Three youths in knife fight outside Croydon McDonalds

Three youths in knife fight outside Croydon McDonalds

Three men were stabbed in Croydon on Monday. An altercation that started inside McDonalds, North End is believed to have escalated outside the restaurant. Two teenagers were injured. A third male, aged 20 presented himself at a south London Hospital suffering stab wounds to his face. Metropolitan Police believe these…

Appeal for witnesses after attack in Tower Hamlets

Appeal for witnesses after attack in Tower Hamlets

Metropolitan Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed and two other victims were seriously injured in the early hours of the morning on April 18 on Monier Road, E3. The first victim was knocked unconscious and then further attacked by a group of unidentified assailants. When a…

Bank holiday stabbings leave Lewisham Police on high alert

Bank holiday stabbings leave Lewisham Police on high alert

Lewisham Police have arrested two people in connection with knife crimes over the holiday weekend. The first stabbing took place late on Sunday night on Lewisham’s Murillo Road. The victim, a 16 year-old boy, was taken to hospital where he remains in critical condition. A 17 year-old male was arrested…

Man tried to smuggle 1kg of cocaine by swallowing it

Man tried to smuggle 1kg of cocaine by swallowing it

A Lithuanian man who swallowed 969 grams of cocaine has been sentenced to three years and nine months in prison for drug smuggling. Mindaugas Milius, 37 and from Beckton, was travelling home from a three-week holiday in Bolivia on December 23 last year, when customs officers in the “Nothing To Declare”…

Student lands 12-month driving ban for drink driving

Student lands 12-month driving ban for drink driving

A man has been given a 12-month driving ban and ordered to take a driving course after pleading guilty to two charges of drink-driving and possessing cannabis. Andre Esty, 23, was arrested on January 1 this year at 4am in Hackney for possessing cannabis and drinking while driving after he…

Man jailed after threatening family with garden fork

Man jailed after threatening family with garden fork

A Portuguese man has received a 14-month prison sentence for threatening his family with a garden fork at his Croydon home in November last year. Vitor Silva Santos Arauja, 59, was sentenced at Croydon Crown Court on Wednesday (March 25) after the court heard how he got drunk and angry…

Lewisham man jailed for laundering £20 million

Lewisham man jailed for laundering £20 million

A Lewisham man has been jailed for six-and-a-half years after pleading guilty to laundering more than £20 million worth of criminal money. Abdullah Rahim, 34, from Belmont Park, and his three associates, were sentenced to a total of 21 years and two months in prison for laundering millions of pounds…

Organised crime crackdown sees 41 arrested in raids

Organised crime crackdown sees 41 arrested in raids

More than 40 people have been arrested following morning police raids in a crackdown on organised crime. Forty men and one woman were arrested at 53 addresses in Lewisham, Bexley, Greenwich and Bromley on suspicion of a range of offences including conspiracy to burgle, supplying class A drugs, conspiracy to…

Life sentence for man who shot couple 16 times

Life sentence for man who shot couple 16 times

A Croydon man has been sentenced to life in prison for shooting a young couple 16 times at a home in Purley. Zarak McKoy, 23, of Hambrook Road, will serve a minimum of 10 years behind bars after he was found guilty of two counts of grievous bodily harm with…

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