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Large amounts of cannabis found in Bow household

Large amounts of cannabis found in Bow household

Police officers from the Partnership Task Force (PTF) have found large amount of packaged cannabis at a Bow home, estimated at a value of £6,000. The search warrant was conducted on the Thursday (16 October) as a result of an investigation into ‘activities’ at the property in Rainhill Way. A…

Hackney thief banned from all of London’s pubs

Hackney thief banned from all of London’s pubs

A known Hackney thief became the first person to get banned from all of London’s pubs, bars, restaurants and clubs after receiving one of the last ASBOs issued in this country. Rodney Williams, 34, from Hackney was given an ASBO which forbids him from entering any business that serves alcohol.…

Hackney teenager jailed after fatal stabbing

Hackney teenager jailed after fatal stabbing

A Hackney teenager was jailed for 17 years for stabbing a 20-year-old man in a gang-related crime. Daniel Campbell, 18, stabbed opposing gang member Lamarni Hylton-Reid outside a shop on Homerton High Street in an unprovoked attack on August 21 last year. CCTV captured the moments before the stabbing which…

Kidnapper escapes Homerton mental health centre

Kidnapper escapes Homerton mental health centre

Another patient of the Homerton mental health centre has  escaped during supervised leave five months after Samuel Lee, who served time for rape, and a year after Lerone Boye, a convicted killer, who was at large for three months. Shane Hart ran away on a group tour  and was last seen…

Student killed in Mile End hit-and-run

Student killed in Mile End hit-and-run

A hit-and-run driver along Mile End road killed a Queen Mary University student in the early hours of Sunday morning. The student, 20, named as Kieran Dhaliwal was making his way home from a house party to celebrate entering his final year at the university, which is based in Mile…

Man jailed for over eight years after raping 11 year old

Man jailed for over eight years after raping 11 year old

A man from Croydon has been jailed for raping an 11-year old girl he befriended. 26 year old James Bodenham, from South Norwood, was sentenced to eight years and six months imprisonment and was given sexual offenders prevention order (SOPO) on October 3, at the Central Criminal Court. Officers from…

15 year old guilty of Shereka Marsh manslaughter

15  year old guilty of Shereka Marsh manslaughter

A 15-year-old Hackney Schoolboy has been found guilty of manslaughter after accidentally shooting his girlfriend in March. Shereka Fab-Ann Marsh, also 15, died from a single gunshot wound after visiting her boyfriend to give him a birthday present. When officers turned up to the house following a 999 call, the…

Dawn raids: Lewisham child traffickers and drug dealers

Dawn raids: Lewisham child traffickers and drug dealers

Police arrested eight members of a Lewisham-based criminal network this morning, as dawn raids took place across London, Kent and Hampshire. The operation ­– code named Operation Pibera – targeted a gang who are believed to have trafficked young girls and boys from south-east London to Hampshire and Kent, in order…

Gun found by children in Mottingham street

Gun found by children in Mottingham street

A three-year-old toddler was found pointing a gun he and four other children found in a bush in a quiet street in Mottingham on Wednesday. Lewisham police were called to Grace Close in Lewisham at approximately 6.30pm, where the gun was seized and taken back to Lewisham Police Station for…

Man charged with Croydon murder remanded in custody

Man charged with Croydon murder remanded in custody

A 26-year-old man has been charged with murdering a young father in Croydon last week, after the victim was stabbed to death in broad daylight. Jordan Glasgow of Silverdale, Sydenham, is accused of attacking 24-year-old Adrian Young in Whitehorse Road. Appearing in court today, Glasgow was remanded in custody until November. Young was chased…

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