Posts Tagged ‘Police’

Partner of Murdered Colchester Man Makes Emotional Appeal

A grieving mum whose partner was brutally killed said her family has been torn apart by his death.     Murdoch Brown, 31, was stabbed in Buffett Way, Colchester, shortly before 1.10am on Tuesday, May 7.   He leaves behind his partner Michelle Bunch and their two children, Bonnie and Leo Bunch, who are just…

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Lion Walk Robbery CCTV appeal

Police in Colchester are looking to speak to a man and woman in connection with a robbery in the Lion Walk area of Colchester.   The victim, a man aged in his 20s, reported that he had been robbed of his wallet on Lion Walk, near to River Island, at around 12.40pm on Monday, April…

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Colchester Dispersal Order in Place Tonight

A dispersal order will be in place in a Colchester industrial estate as part of ongoing work to tackle anti-social driving.   Officers have received regular reports of unauthorised car cruises in the Severalls Industrial Estate, including dangerous driving, noise, anti-social behaviour and criminal damage.   The dispersal order will be in place from 7pm…

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CCTV Appeal After Youngster Is Attacked For His Bike

Youngster Attacked

Police in Colchester would like to speak to two boys in connection with reports of an assault and attempted theft in Colchester on May 4th 2019.   The teenage victim was approached on the High Street by two boys at around 5.35pm and, after refusing to give over his bicycle, was assaulted.   The boy…

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Tributes Paid to Murdered Colchester Man

Murdoch Brown

The family of a man who died in Colchester have paid tribute to a “devoted father” whose death has left them heartbroken.   Emergency services were called to Buffett Way shortly before 1.10am today, Tuesday 7 May, with reports a man aged in his 30s had been stabbed.   Sadly he died, despite the efforts…

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Danny Bostock Jailed for Murder Over Coin Collection

Danny Bostock

Danny Bostock has been jailed for 30 years after murdering an acquaintance for his collection of rare coins.   Gordon McGhee, 52, was found dead at his flat in Forest Road, Colchester, just before 2pm on August 22, 2018.   Danny Bostock, 33, of Berberis Walk was sentenced at Ipswich Crown Court today, March 26.…

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Ioan Sabou Jailed For 12 Years

Ioan Sabou

Ioan Sabou has been jailed for 12 years after being found guilty of an aggravated burglary in Colchester in May 2018.   Ioan Sabou of Combs Lane, Great Finborough appeared at Chelmsford Crown Court on Friday, March 22 for sentencing having been convicted of the offence on March 7.   The Jury heard how Sabou…

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Officers injured in fail to stop collision in Dedham

Officers Injured

Police are appealing for dash cam footage after two officers were injured in Dedham just before 10.20am on March 18.     After spotting a car they believed may have been stolen, the officers followed the vehicle onto Gun Hill.   The car failed to stop for officers and rammed our police car backwards by…

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Special Constables recognised by the Mayor of Colchester

Special Constables

Sixty-six Special Constables who have volunteered almost 24,000 hours of their time in the last 12 months in Colchester, have been recognised by the town’s Mayor with awards for their dedication to policing the town.   The Specials were invited to a presentation event jointly organised by the Safer Colchester Partnership and Essex Police, at…

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