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Drug dealer jailed for 5 years

A Wednesfield drug dealer has been jailed for 5 years and 9 months after being caught in possession of drugs with intent to supply for the third time. Read the full story at The Birmingham Mail.

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Pair jailed for people trafficking

Two Wednesfield residents were this weekend found guilty of illegally trafficking people into the UK. Deborah Minogue, aged 40, of Lawfred Avenue, Wednesfield, and Towfik Osman, 31, of Othello Road, Wednesfield were both sentenced to three years in prison. Read the full story at the Express & Star.

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Car Stolen at Knifepoint in Stubby Lane

From West Midlands Police: DETECTIVES have launched an investigation after a motorist was robbed of his car by armed men in Wednesfield. The robbers struck as the man was driving his BMW convertible along Stubby Lane at 5.35pm yesterday (Tuesday 29 September). As he pulled away outside the J Doctor Pharmacy, the two men approached […]

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Advice on Distraction Burglaries

West Midlands Police have reported a number of ‘distraction burglaries’ this week in the Wednesfield area and local officers believe that a group of burglars are targeting elderly and vulnerable people. Two incidents were reported to detectives in Wednesfield on 22nd September where men posing as ‘Water Board’ officials conned their way into the homes […]

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Ashmore Park Police Liaison Meetings

Community Crusader Irene Dodd has some more information for us – this time it’s about Police Liaison meetings in Ashmore Park. If you want to have your say about crime in the local community or speak to a local bobby, this is the place to do it! “The next Ashmore Park Police Liaison meetings will […]

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Crime busting tips from the Chief Superintendent

Wolverhampton East Police Chief Superintendent Neil Evans has some helpful tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of burglary and opportunist crime during the summer months. Simple low cost measures can help reduce the chances of becoming a burglary victim, particularly the security of garden sheds and garages: Locking away all tools and equipment. […]

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Wednesfield school worker in Majorca blast

A Wednesfield school worker and her husband have had a narrow escape on holiday in Majorca, when a Police patrol car parked just 600 yards from their hotel was blown up by Basque separatist group Eta. Source: Express & Star