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Community Speedwatch Program – Volunteers needed

Following feedback from residents at several PACT meetings, West Midlands Police are proposing to set up and manage a Community Speedwatch (CSW) scheme across the G2 OCU (Wolverhampton East) area, and by doing so, raise motorist’s awareness of inappropriate speed around our neighbourhoods, and empower local communities to assist in tackling the issue of speeding […]

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Wednesfield MP banned from driving

Wolverhampton North East MP Ken Purchase has been banned from driving for 28 days after being caught speeding for the fourth time in less then three years. The 70 year old, from Wednesfield was caught driving at 41mph – 11mph over the 30mph speed limit on the A34 Birmingham Road in Great Barr.

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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 […]