PUBLISHED: 12:54 12 July 2018 | UPDATED: 12:54 12 July 2018 Sam Gelder A drug dealer caught with uncut heroin and crack cocaine is behind bars. Amara Conteh, of Homerton Road, Homerton, was in a “suspicious” car that was pulled over by police in Braintree in June last year. As cops walked up to the car Conteh got out and ran, but was caught with two phones, 3g of heroin and almost 6g of crack in his sock. The drugs had a street value of aobut £850. Conteh, 26, pleaded guilty to two counts of possessing class A drugs with intent to supply. Following the sentencing investigating officer Pc Richard Philipsen said: “We will not tolerate those who are intent on coming to our county to commit crime. “We know who the drug dealers are, we know where they operate, who they associate with and even the vehicles they drive. It is only a matter of time before you can expect to be arrested by us. “We will not stop in our relentless pursuit.” … [Read more...] about Homerton drug dealer jailed after Essex arrest
PUBLISHED: 18:00 15 July 2018 Peter Walsh Norfolk Safer Community Awards. Pictured: Andrew Menarry. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary Norfolk Constabulary They put themselves in harm’s way to keep other people safe and now the bravery of police officers and staff is to be recognised as part of the Norfolk Safer Community Awards (NOSCAs). Norfolk Safer Community Awards. Pictured: Sean Philips. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary Readers of the EDP and sister paper the Norwich Evening News have a chance to vote for the community officer of the year in both police officer and special officer categories. Here is a look at the nominees in the police officer of the year category. PC Andrew Menarry has been policing in the Thetford area for more than 25 years. He is described as a dedicated beat manager who has built a good rapport with local homeless people and will direct them to local charities for support. PC Sean Phillips is beat manager for the Broadland Mental Health Hospital … [Read more...] about Vote for your community officer of the year 2018
PUBLISHED: 15:45 11 July 2018 Katy Sandalls Amara Conteh has been jailed for drug dealing Picture: ESSEX POLICE Archant A 26-year-old-man who was found with uncut heroin and crack cocaine has been jailed for three-and-a-half years. Chelmsford Crown Court heard how officers from the North Operation Raptor team were patrolling an area in Braintree town centre on Friday June 9 2017 when they became suspicious of a black Ford Fiesta. The officers watched the vehicle, which was being driven by Amara Conteh, for some time before deciding to stop it. As they approached the car, Conteh got out of the car and tried to reach into his shoulder bag before attempting to flee. Officers managed to tackle Conteh before searching him where they found two mobile phones, a package in his hand containing just under three grams of heroin and nearly six grams of crack cocaine concealed in his sock. The drugs had a street value of £850. Conteh of Homerton Road in Hackney in East London was … [Read more...] about Man sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail in Essex for drug dealing
0 Post a comment Thursday, 21 June 2018 - Emergency Services by Sam Acourt - Kingsbridge & Salcombe Gazette @@AcourtSamantha [email protected] Residents have been looking skywards today as the police helicopter circled a South Hams town. But there was nothing to worry about.The helicopter was taking part in routine training exercise over Dodbrooke and the eastern half of Kingsbridge between 3pm and 3.30pm on Thursday, June 21.A police spokesman said Kingsbridge-based officer PC Richard Loxton, a specially trained lost person search manager, was on board, learning how the helicopter is used to help search for missing people. Add Comment … [Read more...] about Why was the police helicopter circling the town?
PUBLISHED: 12:08 22 June 2018 Jacob Massey Police would like to speak with the man and woman pictured Picture: Norfolk Constabulary Archant Police are appealing for help identifying two people following a theft in Great Yarmouth. A mobile phone was stolen from a taxi travelling from Gorleston to Great Yarmouth on Thursday, May 31. Police would like to speak with the man and woman captured on CCTV in relation to the incident. Anyone who recognises the people, or has any relevant information, should contact PC Richard Bennett at Great Yarmouth Police Station on 101. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. … [Read more...] about Police issue CCTV appeal following theft