Category Archives: Emergency Services News

Motorists Urged To Exercise Caution After Rocks Thrown From Bridge On M3

Several vehicles were left with broken windscreens and side windows after rocks were thrown from a motorway bridge over the weekend. Fortunately, no one was injured as a result of these reckless acts, but Surrey Police are urging parents to remind their children how dangerous it is to throw objects from motorway bridges and to know where they are, and

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Family Of Seriously Injured Police Officer Thanks Public For Their Support

The family of a West Midlands traffic PC who was severely injured when he was run over by a hijacked police car have said a heartfelt thank you for the messages of support that have come flooding in. PC Gareth Phillips, aged 42, remains in intensive care today where his condition is said to be stable. PC Phillips was knocked

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Firefighters Prepare For Gruelling Bike Ride To Raise Money For Charity

A group of firefighters are cycling almost 1,000 miles to support two charities close to their hearts. The cyclists from New Cross Fire Station are taking on the Land’s End to John O’Groats challenge in aid of The Fire Fighters Charity and Macmillan Cancer Support on 1 September. It will take eight days as they cover 980 miles travelling from

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Two Met Officers Cleared Of Any Wrongdoing After A Five Year Investigation Into A Stop-And-Search

It was alleged that PC Matthew Bond and PC ‘A’, attached to the West Area Command Unit, were involved in the stop and search of a vehicle back in January 2014. During the course of the stop and search they had come into conflict with a member of the public: both verbally and physically. This resulted in an arrest using

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Jail For 75-Year-Old Male Who Bombarded Police With Abusive 999 Calls

A man who persistently breached his anti-social behaviour order to abuse Cheshire Police’s 999 is to spend the next 26 weeks behind bars. Derek Irons, aged 75, of Goose Lane in Hatton, Warrington pleaded guilty to breaching four criminal behaviour orders at Warrington Magistrates Court on 31 July. It was between 10.49pm on Sunday 21 July to 8 am on

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Man Charged With Attempted Murder Of PC As Officer Remains In Hospital

West Midlands Police has charged a man with trying to kill one of its police officers who was knocked down and driven over while attempting to arrest a suspected car thief in Birmingham yesterday. It’s alleged that Mubashar Hussain hijacked a police car in Moorcroft Road, Moseley, at around 4.45pm and reversed into the officer, knocking him down, before driving

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Family of PC Stuart Outten Release Statement As Officer Still Recovers In Hospital

The family of PC Stuart Outten, the officer injured in Leyton, have released a media statement. The family said: “We have been overwhelmed by the amount of support we have received from the public, ‘Stuart’s colleagues and the wider policing family. “We are incredibly proud of the bravery Stuart showed during the incident. “His injuries could have been fatal, and

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Male Charged With Attempted Murder After Machete Attack On Police Officer

The Metropolitan Police has confirmed that a male has now been charged with attempted murder, after inflicting severe injuries on a police officer with a machete following a short pursuit in east London. Muhammed Rodwan, 56 (05.06.63), of Villiers Close, LU4, was charged with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon on the evening of Thursday, 8 August. He

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Met Police Release Statement After Officer Attacked With Machete

The Metropolitan Police have released the following statement after an officer was attacked with a machete in Leyton, E10. The officers involved had initially indicated for a vehicle to stop after it came to their attention, having been shown as having no insurance. A spokesperson for the force said: ‘Shortly before 00:01hrs on Thursday, 8 August uniformed officers in a

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WATCH | Last-second Decision To Leave Motorway Results In Collision On M6

A 21-year-old man who collided with another car as he recklessly and carelessly swerved across several busy lanes of motorway traffic in a late attempt to leave the M6, has been banned from driving (scroll down for video).  Ishaq Adams, 21, of Kinwarton Close in Yardley, Birmingham, was sentenced on Monday (5th August) at Cannock Magistrates Court after pleading guilty

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