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Staffordshire Police

Detectives investigating the death of 52-year-old Jomaa Jerrare in Perton have been given further time to continue questioning two men. A 76-year-old man from Kingstanding, Birmingham, and a 56-year-old man from Bilston, Wolverhampton, were arrested overnight on Thursday (August 12/13) on suspicion of murder. They both remain in custody at this time

Staffordshire Police is one of the latest employers to join the Government-funded ‘Kickstart’ jobs scheme which will help bring young people into employment. Designed by the government as part of its economic response to the Coronavirus pandemic, the scheme allows employers to offer 6-month work placements to those aged 16-24 who are on Universal Credit […]

Detectives have identified the woman who was found in Perton in the early hours of Monday morning (August 9). Jomaa Jerrare, aged 52, of Heath Town, Wolverhampton, was found by officers just before 2.30am in a lay-by in Bridgnorth Road. A post mortem has taken place but the cause of her death is under further […]

An operation targeting the theft of catalytic converters has driven down offending in Staffordshire. In February of this year 68 catalytic converter thefts were reported across the county. This figure fell to 24 thefts reported in June and 10 so far in July. NPCC figures show catalytic converter theft rose by 64 per cent nationally […]

Ben Adams elected as Staffordshire Police and Fire Commissioner Ben Adams has been elected as the new Staffordshire Commissioner for Police, Fire and Rescue and Crime after beating four other candidates. The result has just been announced at the count in Burton-on-Trent, with Mr Adams getting 136,024 votes, with an overall turnout of 28.90%. Mr […]

A second man has been jailed for murder after phone and DNA evidence provided a link to a fatal stabbing in Stoke-on-Trent. Richard Street, aged 30, of no fixed address, was jailed for 22 years on Friday(6 May) at Stafford Crown Court. He was found guilty on 5 October of the murder of Anas Chergat, […]

A property linked to drug activity and anti-social behaviour in part of Stoke-on-Trent has been closed for three months. Police successfully obtained a closure order at an address on Blatchford Close in Meir following complaints from residents. The occupier has been told to fine alternative accommodation, while anyone caught remaining on or entering the property […]

A man is today starting life behind bars for the murder of a woman in Stoke-on-Trent. A court was told, Lewis Crofts, stabbed 29-year-old Kimberley Deakin, his ex-partner multiple times in the face, neck and chest at her home in Burslem on November the sixth last year. She was taken to hospital but died a […]

An investigation’s underway into two separate stabbings in Newcastle on Bank Holiday Monday. Police say they were called to reports of three men fighting on Comet Avenue in Cross Heath at around twenty to two in the afternoon. It’s believed one of the men had a kitchen knife. It’s not known if anyone was injured. […]

A man’s been charged with causing death by dangerous driving in Stoke-on-Trent, last November. Police were called to a road traffic collision involving an Audi A4 on Sandon Road in the early hours on the 3rd of November. 65-year-old Paul Hammersley, was pronounced dead at the scene. Rafaqat Abbas from Longton, has also been charged […]