Crime & Court

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of a teenager in Maryland have charged two men with his murder.

Two loan sharks who stood to pocket tens of thousands of pounds in an illegal money lending racket have been spared jail.

The mother of Beniamin Pieknyi has told how her family will “never be whole again” following the 21-year-old’s murder.

Five men have been sentenced for their part in the fatal stabbing of a Romanian takeaway worker in the Stratford Centre.

Bosses at Premier League football club West Ham are preparing for a High Court fight over the use of seats at their London Stadium.

A 17-year-old boy was mowed down by a gang of teenagers in a stolen car before they chased him and stabbed him 15 times in Canning Town, a court has heard.

More murder hunts were launched in Newham in the last year than any other borough in London, it has been revealed.

A police officer based in Newham has been jailed for stalking his ex-wife who he covertly recorded having sex with her new partner.

A man arrested in east London on suspicion of terrorism offences has been released.

Mud tracked onto a busy road near an industrial estate contributed to a cyclist’s death under the wheels of a lorry, an inquest found.

Counter terror officers have arrested a man in east London.

A Newham brothel madam who controlled a UK-wide sex worker empire from “call centres” has been ordered to give up more than £300,000 she earned from her crimes.

A hit-and-run killer who crashed a stolen car into a father-of-three at nearly twice the speed limit remains at large five years on, an inquest heard.

Fifteen people have been charged with drugs offences following a series of dawn raids in Newham.

A man has been charged in connection with two early morning assaults at Stratford station.

The father of Edir Frederico da Costa, known as Edson, who died after being restrained by police has said the family has been left with many unanswered questions.

An investigation into the death of Edir Frederico Da Costa, known as Edson, who died a week after being restrained by police in Beckton found the use of force by officers was proportionate.

A man has been arrested after two men were attacked at Stratford station this morning.

A man has been charged with the murder of a teenager from Newham who died in a drive-by shooting in Walthamstow.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a Newham teenager.

A man whose violent and homophobic abuse left a neighbour terrified to step outside his own home has been jailed for 12 weeks.

A cyclist killed under a lorry in Silvertown died after the driver failed to spot him fall off his bike on a muddy road, an inquest heard.

A university chief has called on communities to tackle knife crime before more lives are lost.

The leader of a gang that stole thousands of pounds in distraction thefts at cash machines across London has been jailed for four years.

Killings in Newham up by 66%

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

The number of killings in the borough has risen by 66per cent in the last, latest crime figures show.

Police have arrested 14 men in dawn raids this morning targeting gang members in Newham.

A “senseless and irresponsible” driver who boasted about his dangerous actions behind the wheel has been jailed for running over and killing a teenager.

A 14-year-old boy who was being groomed by gangs before he was shot dead in Forest Gate “wasn’t seen through the lens of exploitation but as an offender”, a serious case review has revealed.

Four family members have been charged with modern slavery offences following dawn raids across east London.

A former bank worker who swindled more than £120,000 from customers on stolen cards was jailed today for 20 months.

According to the latest data, 553 stop and searches were carried out in Newham in one month. From those, 100 people were arrested.

Eight people believed to be part of an international human trafficking group have been arrested following a series of dawn raids across Newham and Ilford.

A teenage boy has been stabbed repeatedly inside a youth centre in Forest Gate by three masked attackers who chased him from outside.

Two men have today been found guilty of killing Beniamin Pieknyi who was stabbed in the Stratford Centre.

Residents have been told to protect their family gold after a masked gang put a chisel to a pensioner’s throat during an aggravated burglary.

A man was kicked and subjected to homophobic abuse on board a Jubilee line train to Stratford.

Police investigating “inappropriate and offensive comments” made on board a busy Tube have released an image of a man they would like to speak to.

A prominent flytipper who operated in Newham, Barking and Rainham has been given extra time in prison.

A Goodmayes man and his accomplice have been jailed for a combined total of almost seven years after targeting online car sellers across Havering, Redbridge and Newham to steal vehicles during a nine-month crime spree.

Newham has the second longest response time to 999 calls, the latest figures have revealed.

A takeaway worker died 15 seconds after being stabbed during a fight in Stratford which had last under four minutes, a court heard today.

Two men have been banned from Stratford town centre for a total of 12 years in a crackdown on anti-social behaviour.

An Imam has been found guilty of sexually abusing two young girls in Newham.

Police have arrested 20 people and seized weapons including a handgun, sword and a hunting knife during dawn raids across east London today.

A man has been stabbed in the face on a Central line train.


Have you spent time as an unpaid carer? If you are over the age of 25 and living in Newham, the Working for Carers scheme can help you take the first steps back to employment.

Hanson Fernandes’ journey began in 2015 when he arrived in London from Goa, India.

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