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Scrap metal thieves cost Croydon council £6,000

Scrap metal thieves cost Croydon council £6,000

A recent bout of drain cover thefts in Kenley, Croydon has cost the council almost £6,000 in replacing the covers, stolen for scrap metal.…

Police call for witnesses to Mile End club murder

Police call for witnesses to Mile End club murder

Detectives are appealing for anyone who attended a nightclub in Mile End Road on the night a 23-year-old man was murdered, to come forward.…

Two Croydon men captured in crackdown

Two Croydon men captured in crackdown

Two men were arrested in Croydon on Wednesday during a series of raids cracking down on South London gangs and violence.…

Mile End club license suspended after murder

Mile End club license suspended after murder

Police have requested a review into the running of the club where a man was stabbed to death in the early hours of Sunday morning. Kelvin Easton, 23, from Tottenham, North London, was attacked with a champagne bottle at Boheme nightclub. Paramedics arrived at around 4.30am, but Easton was pronounced dead at the…

Couple sentenced for owning violent dogs

Couple sentenced for owning violent dogs

A man and a woman from Croydon, whose two Rottweiler dogs attacked a couple, have been sentenced in court today. Alan Baker, 42, and Kelly Fulham, 39, were sentenced at Guildford Crown Court for not taking responsibility for their dangerous dogs and allowing them to run free in public places.…

Teenage hitman ‘paid £200 to kill woman’

Teenage hitman ‘paid £200 to kill woman’

The teenage hitman charged over the murder of a Turkish woman in Hackney was paid just £200 to carry out the killing, according to the prosecution. CCTV footage showed how Gulistan Subasi, 26, was shot fatally in the chest as she answered the front door on March 22 last year.…

Man charged with murder of 73-year-old woman

Man charged with murder of 73-year-old woman

A man has been charged with the brutal murder of a 73-year-old woman from Bethnal Green. Christopher Newton, 45, appeared in custody at Redbridge Magistrates’ Court yesterday, and was charged with the murder of Eileen Jones, 73, of Mandela House in Virginia Road which took place on Tuesday night.…

Four men guilty of “harrowing” kidnapping

Four men guilty of “harrowing” kidnapping

Four men have been found guilty in Croydon crown court, for kidnapping and savagely torturing a man with learning disabilities. The gang had intended on blackmailing the man’s family.…

‘Night Stalker’ sentenced to 27 years jail

‘Night Stalker’ sentenced to 27 years jail

The Brockley mini-cab driver dubbed ‘the Night Stalker’  who was once one of the most wanted men in London has been sentenced to a minimum of 27 years in prison today. Delroy Grant, 53 was found guilty at Woolwich Crown Court on Thursday of 29 offences of burglary, rape and…

Couple arrested in sham marriage investigation

Couple arrested in sham marriage investigation

A husband and wife in Tower Hamlets have been arrested as part of an investigation into the organisation of sham marriages.…