Staffordshire news and blogs Tuesday 17 July 2018
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Police in hunt for gunmen after shots are fired at Mercedes in pub car park 

16 Jul 18

A gang opened fire at the Hunters Moon pub in Coleshill Road, Hodge Hill…

Shocking moment girl gang attack defenceless 13-year-old in distressing footage going viral 

16 Jul 18

The schoolgirl was reportedly taken to hospital to treat her injuries…

Gunman in motorcycle helmet fires shots at popular pub 

15 Jul 18

Machete wielding men also seen outside family bar in gang related attack…

The day victim of Birmingham grooming gangs was trafficked abroad and raped 

14 Jul 18

Kate Elysia tells in a new book how she was raped and abused by more than 70 men…

Brave victim of Birmingham grooming gangs tells how she was raped and abused by 70 men 

13 Jul 18

Kate Elysia tells in new book how she considered suicide after first being targeted while an 18-year-old student…

These are the Birmingham gang members jailed and off the streets this year 

7 Jul 18

West Midlands Police have been working hard to smash organised crime in the city…

Birmingham barber masterminded international cocaine smuggling gang 

6 Jul 18

Nigel Roberts organised via WhatsApp to bring drugs from Jamaica smuggled in coconut milk powder and coffee…

Gang ambush staff and snatch ‘£250k-worth’ of gems in brazen Jewellery Quarter heist 

5 Jul 18

Armed police were called to the scene shortly after midday on Wednesday…

Gang who imported blank guns and converted them jailed 

2 Jul 18

The men imported the guns from France to Birmingham in order to sell them to criminals in the UK.

How police smashed gun gang bringing weapons and bullets into Birmingham 

30 Jun 18

Four men jailed after importing blank firing guns from France…

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do we all need to be a bit more danny dyer? 

29 Jun 18

  It’s official, we need a little more no-nonsense honesty in our lives.

On patrol with residents ‘reclaiming their streets’ from gangs, bikers, and fly-tippers 

28 Jun 18

Great Barr residents have linked up with police and set up a WhatsApp group to communicate about crime…

Twins behind violent ‘house-storming’ burglaries in bid to reduce sentences 

27 Jun 18

Ramone and Ramarr Treleven part of gang which used hammers, firearms and machetes…

Dale End gang violence uncovered: The real story from the people who witness it 

24 Jun 18

What it’s really like in Birmingham’s biggest crime hotspot…

These are the Birmingham Drugs gangs and dealers jailed and off the streets this year 

23 Jun 18

Marcus Osbourne, Jahnger Ahmed and Jamal Leon Marshall were amongst those Jailed in 2018…

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Are You Gonna Go My Way – Car Booty, Charity Shopping and a Night Out With a Rock God 

22 Jun 18

After the relative inactivity of recent times, it’s all go this week and, if trading in London and meeting the gang in Chester wasn’t exciting enough, on Wednesday night we saw Lenny Kravitz on his current UK tour.

How Rhys Jones’s killer Sean Mercer and his Croxteth Crew were caught 

21 Jun 18

Immediately after the killing of the innocent youngster, murderer and gang member Sean Mercer and his ten accomplices began their cover up…

Watch: Bungling gang smash into Audi Q5 on homeowner’s driveway in botched theft bid 

20 Jun 18

Police hunt four suspects after would-be thieves attempted to make off with a parked car in Castle Bromwich…

Girl gang terrorised taxi drivers at knifepoint after luring them to fake pick-ups 

17 Jun 18

Month-long reign of terror as victims attacked and robbed…

Birmingham drugs gangs made 300 dealing trips to county towns to peddle crack and cocaine 

16 Jun 18

Jamal Leon Marshall, 23, was jailed for eight and a half years last December…

‘The moment my daughter died – and why gang violence has to stop’ 

14 Jun 18

The appeal comes after the rise of gun and knife crime in Birmingham…

Appeal to find moped gang who stole car off driveway of Solihull house 

13 Jun 18

Three men on a moped threatened the householder before driving off with his red Ford Fiesta…

Burger Bar Boys: How the fearsome gang who brought murder to Birmingham began 

10 Jun 18

Burgers and Johnson Crew were formed in the 1980s and became bitter rivals…

Reckless and Aggressive Driving, 8th June 

8 Jun 18

There is a significant amount of reckless and aggressive driving in this location.

Police hunt hooded gang following smash and grab Audi theft from Erdington driveway 

7 Jun 18

Police are hunting three suspects following the theft of a car from a driveway in George Road, Erdington…