Wanted in Bradford

The identities of those shown are sought in connection with enquiries into the described alleged offences. Images may be of either potential suspects or witnesses. Members of the public should not approach anyone who they believe to be displayed in the images but should contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and give the identity of the person shown, quoting the reference number accompanying the picture. Crime Type: Make off Without Payment Offence Date: 13/07/2019 Photo reference: BD2890 Area: Bradford   Crime Type: Theft Offence Date: 21/06/2019 Photo reference: BD2889 Area:…

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Ongoing Surge to Tackle Serious and Violent Crime

An ongoing surge to tackle serious and violent crime has seen more than 400 arrests across West Yorkshire. Operation Jemlock has been running since April after Temporary Chief Constable John Robins, QPM met the Home Secretary the previous month. Police forces including West Yorkshire were given greater stop and search powers to tackle the threat of knife crime as well as additional funding. West Yorkshire received £4.02m #OpJemlock involves officers carrying out proactive, high visibility patrols in key crime areas. Teams have also carried out reactive work according to demand…

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Teenager Jailed For Life Over Murder Of 17-Year-Old Jamie Brown

A 17-year-old boy has been jailed for life for the murder of a teenager at a Hallowe’en party in Ovenden last year. Michael Thompson, from Huddersfield, stabbed 17-year-old Jamie Brown, from Halifax, on East Park Road on 27 October after a disturbance broke out outside the party. A group, including Thompson, tried to get into the party when an argument started between them and Jamie and his friends, who were already inside. Some of the group were in possession of knives and hammers. It is believed individuals from the two groups had…

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Four Men Jailed for Drugs Conspiracy

An operation by the Bradford District Organised Crime Team to disrupt the supply of drugs has resulted in four men receiving prison sentences totalling more than 27 years. The last defendant to be sentenced, 37-year-old Paul Benedette of Townfield in Wilsden, appeared at Bradford Crown Court yesterday (Wednesday) where he was jailed for two years and three months after pleading guilty to conspiracy to produce cannabis. The operation began in November 2016, a short time after police stopped a vehicle in Burnham Avenue in Bradford, where evidence was found of…

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Wanted in Bradford

The identities of those shown are sought in connection with enquiries into the described alleged offences. Images may be of either potential suspects or witnesses. Members of the public should not approach anyone who they believe to be displayed in the images but should contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and give the identity of the person shown, quoting the reference number accompanying the picture. Crime Type: Theft from Shop Offence Date: 25/06/2019 Photo reference: BD2871 Area: Bradford Crime Type: Assault Offence Date: 02/02/2019 Photo reference: BD2873 Area: Bradford Crime Type:…

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More Charges In Saffron Drive Murder Investigation

Police investigating the death of Mohammed Feazan Ayaz have charged two more men with murder. Farekh Ejaz, aged 30, of Tower Road, Shipley, and Robert Wainwright, aged 26, of no fixed address, have been remanded to appear before Bradford Magistrates today (Wednesday). Two men aged 27 who have been arrested on suspicion of murder remain in custody, as does a 47-year-old woman, who was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. Two men aged 23 and 24 who were arrested for assisting an offender have been bailed pending further enquiries.

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Three Charged In Saffron Drive Murder Investigation

Police investigating the death of Mohammed Feazan Ayaz have charged a man with murder. Suleman Khan, aged 20, of Sandford Road, Bradford has been remanded in custody. Also remanded are Shaoib Shafiq, aged 19, of Gladstone Street, Bradford, who has been charged with assisting an offender, and a 16-year-old male from Bradford, who has been charged with the same offence. All three are due to appear before Bradford magistrates today. A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody at this time, as does a…

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Three Males Jailed For 33 Years Over Firearms Discharge

Three males have been jailed for a total of over 33 years for an incident where an assault rifle with military grade bullets was fired at a house in Bradford. They were sentenced at Bradford Crown Court yesterday (Tuesday) following a six-day trial last month where they were found guilty of possession of a firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life. The convictions related to an incident in Hill Top Road, Thornton on 20 October 2017, where a firearms discharge caused damage to a house and car. Michael Webster,…

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Man Jailed for More Than Three Years For Dangerous Driving After Causing the Death of Ilkley Woman

A man who caused the death of an Ilkley pensioner by driving dangerously has been jailed for more than three years. Billy Horsfall, aged 25, was sentenced at Bradford Crown Court yesterday (Wednesday 13 March) after he pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing. He was jailed for 3 years 4 months and given a driving ban for 3 years and 8 months. Horsfall, of no fixed abode, was the driver of a silver Vauxhall Astra which was in collision with a Honda Jazz in Common Road, Bradford, on 24 February last…

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College lecturer found guilty of Blue Badge Fraud

A college lecturer has been found guilty of multiple fraud offences relating to blue badge misuse. Yasin Hussain, aged 35, of Woodfield Avenue in Batley appeared at Barnsley Magistrates court on 11 March for his trial. The former Kirklees College lecturer, was arrested on the college premises on 11 December 2017 for a fraud offence where a disabled blue badge had been used by him on a number occasions in the Huddersfield area. The badge he was using was not in force and had been withdrawn in 2016. He was…

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