Posts Tagged ‘Police’

WANTED – Halwest Muradi

Police in Colchester need to find Halwest Muradi in connection with breaching his bail conditions.   Muradi, who has been charged with rape, attempted rape and sexual assault, was bailed until his next court date after initially appearing at Colchester Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 31 July.   He was issued bail conditions by the CPS…

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Colchester Burglar Jailed For Two Years

A burglar who was identified through blood he’d left at the scene has been jailed for two years.   Dean Thorpe broke into an address in George Road, Colchester on 19 May by smashing a kitchen window.   As he entered he cut himself, leaving drops of blood near the window and on a worktop.…

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Firearm Surrender To Start In Essex

If you have an unwanted or unlicensed firearm you are being encouraged to hand it in to us to help keep Essex safe and prevent it from falling into the hands of criminals.   We are running a two-week firearm surrender from Saturday 20 July until Sunday 4 August where you can hand a firearm…

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Couple Guilty Of Clacton Boxing Day Murder

A couple who beat a man to death in his own home and then set it on fire to try to cover it up have been convicted of murder.   Paul Gillett, 54, was found dead in the bath of his flat in Station Road, Clacton by firefighters who’d been called to a fire there…

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Man Jailed For Knifepoint Robbery

A robber who threatened a couple with a knife has been jailed for five years.   Peter Learmonth and Collette Bisseker approached the victims as they were driving out of the Aldi car park in Magdalen Street, Colchester, in the early hours of New Year’s Day.   The pair asked the man and woman if…

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£30,000 To Tackle Rural Crime

Colchester Borough Council has committed £30,000 to help tackle crime and anti-social behavior in rural areas.   The funding application process will be launched in September 2019 when the council, supported by the Safer Colchester Partnership, launches its new Rural Crime Toolkit.   The Toolkit, which has been developed to work alongside the Essex Police…

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Graffiti Vandal Banned From Town Centre

A graffiti vandal who caused more than £1,700 damage to businesses in Colchester has been banned from the town centre.   Jamal Durant-Inniss sprayed tags including Loster, Sense, Dyla and Lost, on at least 16 shops and businesses over the last two months.   He was first arrested on 12 May again on 18 May.…

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East Street Hate Crime CCTV Appeal

Police in Colchester are reissuing their appeal to speak to this man about an ongoing hate crime investigation in Colchester.   The appeal was initially released on 22 June and, since then, one man has been identified.   Officers continue to ask anyone who knows the identity of this man to come forward, as we…

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Colchester Drug Dealer Jailed For 28 months

A Colchester drug dealer who drove dangerously to avoid being arrested while under the influence of cannabis and cocaine has been jailed for 28 months.   At Chelmsford Crown Court yesterday, Thursday, 27 June, Thomas Wade, 21, of no fixed address, received two years for possession with intent to supply cocaine and four months for…

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