News: Crime

Dea-John Reid: Boy ‘hunted down’ and murdered, court hears

A 14-year-old boy was "hunted down" by a "pack" of two men and three teenagers in broad daylight, before he was stabbed, a...

28th February 2022

Extremist ordered to read books is jailed

A man told by a judge to read classic literature after being found guilty of a terrorism offence will be jailed after a...

28th February 2022

A Met Police officer has been cleared of causing the death of an elderly pedestrian by careless driving

Following a trial at Aldersgate House (Nightingale Court), PC Daniel Bowen has been acquitted of causing death by careless...

25th February 2022

Man jailed for life for murder of ‘defenceless grandmother’

Valentine Lazar was sentenced at the Central Criminal Court to life with a minimum of 23 and a half years for the murder of...

4th February 2022

Former Chief Information Officer sentenced for bribery and false accounting offences

James Hines QC and John Greany, instructed by the CPS specialist fraud division, prosecuted the former Chief Information...

3rd February 2022

Dagenham Iceland killing

Following a 4 week trial at the Central Criminal Court, father and son, Gary and Bobby Ternent have been found guilty of the...

28th January 2022

Banker cleared of assaulting BA cabin crew

Following a trial at Isleworth Crown Court, William Clegg was acquitted of all charges relating to allegations of assault...

14th January 2022

Golfer Thorbjorn Olesen cleared of sexual assault

Professional golfer, Thorbjorn Olesen, has been found not guilty of sexual assault following a 3 day trial heard at...

9th December 2021

Hearing into former Spanish King’s request for Sovereign Immunity begins at the Royal Courts of Justice

A preliminary hearing is underway at the Royal Courts of Justice whereby former King Juan Carlos I of Spain is seeking...

7th December 2021

National guidance issued to prevent exploitation on county lines

National guidance has been issued to police forces and other professionals directed at preventing the exploitation of...

22nd October 2021