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Drug dealer caught on CCTV shooting 'rival' at point blank range

A gunman has been jailed for more than 25 years after he shot a suspected drug rival in his car at point blank range.

The incident, which was caught on CCTV in Selly Oak, Birmingham, shows the victim entering his parked BMW just seconds before Chad Greatbatch runs towards the vehicle. 565 more words


Police officers jailed for stealing heroin and selling it on the streets

Two former corrupt police officers from Birmingham were jailed today for more than 31 years after dealing drugs and selling information to gangsters.

Wahid Husman, 47, and Tahsib Majid, 35, were both constables when they were arrested earlier this year for a string of major crimes which stretched back to 2011. 315 more words


Conviction gained by West Midlands police ruled unreliable (Devon Francis, 1993)

Devon Francis’s convictions dating from 1993 on three counts of possessing a Class A drug with intent to supply and one of being concerned in the production of a controlled drug were overturned following an appeal on 10 September 2009, since the evidence of Detective Constable Breakwell and other members of the West Midland Drug Squad could no longer be regarded as reliable. 1,555 more words


Man pulls up at police station with body on passenger seat of his BMW

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a car pulled up outside a police station with a body in the front passenger seat. 154 more words


Imprisoned for self-defence - Satpal Ram (1986)

According to Satpal Ram, he and two friends visited a restaurant in November 1986. While there, an altercation broke out among Ram and his two friends and another group of six people also in the restaurant. 236 more words


Man arrested after spate of machete robberies at Greggs

A man has been arrested in connection with a series of machete raids at a number of Greggs bakeries.

Police moved in on an address in Sparkbrook, Birmingham, this morning and arrested a 40-year-old man on suspicion of robbery. 185 more words


Man, 24, dies after stabbing inside nightclub

A man has died after being stabbed inside a nightclub just before 1am this morning.

Ryan Passey, 24, has been named locally as the victim. He had been at Chicago’s bar in Stourbridge, West Midlands. 441 more words