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Death of serving officer following COVID-19 diagnosis

Death of serving officer following COVID-19 diagnosis

News   •   Feb 18, 2021 06:00 GMT

DS Darren Barker worked as a specialist financial investigator within the Met’s Specialist Operations Command

Two found guilty of 2019 murder in Newham

Two found guilty of 2019 murder in Newham

News   •   Feb 17, 2021 16:55 GMT

Santino Angelo Dymiter died after being stabbed multiple times

Member of police staff in court charged with eight counts of misconduct in public office

Member of police staff in court charged with eight counts of misconduct in public office

News   •   Feb 17, 2021 16:26 GMT

​A member of police staff from the Met’s Forensic Services has appeared in court, charged with eight counts of misconduct in public office between 2009 and 2018.

Man jailed for threatening to burn down Kensington Town Hall

Man jailed for threatening to burn down Kensington Town Hall

News   •   Feb 17, 2021 15:57 GMT

Ako Ahmed, 45, has been jailed for threatening to set fire to himself and a public building with people inside.

Second man found guilty in connection with the death of seven-year-old Harvey Tyrrell

Second man found guilty in connection with the death of seven-year-old Harvey Tyrrell

News   •   Feb 16, 2021 20:30 GMT

​A second man has been found guilty in connection with the death of seven-year-old Harvey Tyrrell who was electrocuted as a result of dangerously unsafe wiring in a Romford pub.

Woman charged with perverting the course of justice in murder investigation

Woman charged with perverting the course of justice in murder investigation

News   •   Feb 16, 2021 17:55 GMT

​A woman has been charged with perverting the course of justice as part of the investigation into the murder of two men in Ilford.

'Days of Action' with local councils in east London

'Days of Action' with local councils in east London

News   •   Feb 15, 2021 14:15 GMT

​More than 70 people in Tower Hamlets and Hackney have been reported for consideration of a Fixed Penalty Notice

​Man charged with firearms offences

​Man charged with firearms offences

News   •   Feb 15, 2021 13:45 GMT

​Man charged after three firearms and a quantity of ammunition recovered from car

UPDATE: Four people arrested in Kilburn murder are released on bail

UPDATE: Four people arrested in Kilburn murder are released on bail

News   •   Feb 15, 2021 13:21 GMT

Four people arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing on Sven Badzak have been bailed.

​Man charged with drugs offences after Violence Suppression Unit operation

​Man charged with drugs offences after Violence Suppression Unit operation

News   •   Feb 15, 2021 11:31 GMT

A man has been charged in relation to drugs importation following an operation by the south west Violence Suppression Unit

Man charged after party on canal boat in Hackney

Man charged after party on canal boat in Hackney

News   •   Feb 14, 2021 11:30 GMT

Officers received several calls in the early hours of Saturday, 13 February to reports of a large number of people playing music on a boat on the River Lea between Tottenham Lock and Hackney.

Commissioner praises officers for assisting London Ambulance Service

Commissioner praises officers for assisting London Ambulance Service

News   •   Feb 14, 2021 10:00 GMT

More than 70 officers from across the Met volunteered to help London Ambulance Service respond to emergencies following extraordinary demand because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Three teenagers charged with aggravated burglary

Three teenagers charged with aggravated burglary

News   •   Feb 14, 2021 08:00 GMT

Three 17-year-olds have been charged following an aggravated burglary in Waltham Forest.

Man convicted of rape of woman in 1997 after being identified via forensics

Man convicted of rape of woman in 1997 after being identified via forensics

News   •   Feb 13, 2021 17:16 GMT

In 2017, further forensic and investigative opportunities were established and Hussain was identified as the accomplice.

​Large illegal gathering dispersed in Wandsworth

​Large illegal gathering dispersed in Wandsworth

News   •   Feb 13, 2021 08:30 GMT

On entering the address, officers found there to be between 30 and 40 people present

​Appeal to trace victims of blackmail caller

​Appeal to trace victims of blackmail caller

News   •   Feb 13, 2021 08:00 GMT

An initial investigation identified one group of victims in east London

Detectives issue new appeal for information about Kilburn murder

Detectives issue new appeal for information about Kilburn murder

News   •   Feb 13, 2021 07:00 GMT

​A week on from the murder of 22-year-old Sven Badzak in Kilburn, detectives continue to appeal for the public’s help.

Four charged in connection with kidnapping

Four charged in connection with kidnapping

News   •   Feb 12, 2021 19:33 GMT

​Four men are due to appear in court on Saturday charged with offences including kidnap, false imprisonment, and blackmail.

Two men arrested and weapons recovered by VCTF

Two men arrested and weapons recovered by VCTF

News   •   Feb 12, 2021 18:45 GMT

​Two men were arrested following a foot chase by Violent Crime Taskforce officers

UPDATE: Man charged with firearms offences

UPDATE: Man charged with firearms offences

News   •   Feb 12, 2021 17:45 GMT

A man has been charged following the discovery of a firearm and ammunition