Results tagged “theft”

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A trio of puppies have been taken from a house in Poplar.

Tower Hamlets CID is appealing for information about the whereabouts of the Staffordshire Bull Terriers, two of whom are female and all aged five weeks.

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A man who used a blowtorch to steal cash from ticket machines on the Docklands Light Railway has been sentenced to 16 months in prison.

Tomas Kemeklis, 28, of South Esk Road in Newham, struck in the early hours across a host of DLR stations, causing over £16,000 worth of damage.

Police detective who stole cash spared jail

By Rob Virtue on September 10, 2013 5:11 PM |


A Newham police detective stole money, including from a prisoner at a station, to pay off debts.

DC Timothy Hemmings, 43, pleaded guilty to four charges of theft dating back to June. As well as taking cash from a prisoner he also stole from petty cash at a Newham police station.

Machines stolen in spate of DLR raids

By Rob Virtue on July 2, 2013 2:15 PM |


A £10,000 reward has been offered to catch those responsible for the theft of 20 machines close to DLR stations in Newham.

Tube pickpocket behind bars

By Beth Allcock on February 6, 2013 11:03 AM |


Officers worked quickly to arrest a Greenwich man just 10 minutes after he stole a mobile phone and Oyster card from a passenger on the Tube.

Adrian Moldovan of Greenwich High Road was sentenced to 26 weeks imprisonment at Westminster Magistrates' Court on January 31, after he admitted the theft.