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Armed Police seek sword wielding man in Essington

Armed Police descended on Essington early this morning after reports of a security guard being threatened by a man armed with what has been described as a machete or samurai sword.

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Police encourage vigilance following distraction burglaries

Police in Wolverhampton are urging residents to be vigilant following a number of distraction burglaries in the region. Between 14 July and 6 August 2010, there were a total of six distraction burglaries reported in the Ashmore Park, Pennfields, Bradley, Lanesfield and Goldthorn Park areas. In three of the six incidents, offenders claimed to be […]

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559 bus patrol leads to drugs arrest

Wednesfield North Police Team have been on a ‘gateway’ operation on the 559 bus service on Griffiths Drive in Ashmore Park today, resulting in 14 fines being issued, along with 3 positive indications by the passive drugs dog and 1 arrest for possession of cannabis.

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Wednesfield North Neighbourhood Police Team now on Facebook

Wednesfield North Neighbourhood Police Team have joined the world of Social Media after launching a new Facebook group to provide the local community with information on what the team is doing in the area. Wednesfield North Neighbourhood Police Team The group is keen to point out that Facebook should not be used to report crime, however […]

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Police issue burglary warning as weather gets warmer

POLICE in Wolverhampton are warning residents to take extra care to keep their homes secure as summer approaches. Properties can be most at risk during periods of warm weather, as burglars take advantage of windows and doors that have been left open or unlocked. Residents are advised not leave windows or doors open in a […]

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Convicted drug dealer facing eviction

A drug dealer convicted of dealing Class A drugs is facing eviction after Wolverhampton Homes was granted a possession order against him. David Lothian, 44, of Davenport Road, Moathouse Estate, Wednesfield, now has two months to vacate the property.

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Early morning drugs raid in Orchard Crescent, Wednesfield

Police have arrested two men on drug offences following raids in Orchard Crescent, Wednesfield at around 7:30am this morning (Friday). At the first address, officers found a quantity of a substance believed to be heroin and arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of possession of a Class A drug. At the second address, a 25-year-old […]