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  • Man jailed for possession of sub machine gun

    By JulieGK at 13:10 on 07/02/13
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    A 31-year-old man has been jailed for owning a sub machine gun after he was arrested in connection with a Stoke Newington robbery. On Thursday 24 January, Jermaine Kwantreng, 31, of Duncome Hill, pleaded guilty to possessing ammunition without a certificate, possessing a prohibited weapon, a MAC 10 sub machine gun, and possessing a firearm without a certificate. He was found not guilty of a robbery offence. On Tuesday 31 January 2012...
  • 22-year-old jailed after road rage fight with cyclist

    By JulieGK at 17:51 on 31/12/12
    Solomon Chan, 22, of Beaumont Court, pleaded guilty to grievous bodily harm after the incident in Stoke Newington Road
    A 22-year-old thug who placed car keys around his knuckles and hit his victim around the head has been jailed. On Monday, December 17 at Snaresbrook Crown Court, 22-year-old Solomon Chan, of Beaumont Court, pleaded guilty to grievous bodily harm after the incident in Stoke Newington Road. He was sentenced to 20 months imprisonment. On Sunday, April 15, the 38-year-old victim was cycling in Stoke Newington Road, when a vehicle nearly...
  • Police warn elderly to be vigilant outside banks this Christmas

    By JulieGK at 09:47 on 29/11/12
    Hackney borough residents are being warned to be vigilant after a number of robberies outside banks, building societies and post offices.
    Hackney borough residents are being warned to be vigilant after a number of robberies outside banks, building societies and post offices. The victims, who are usually elderly, have entered banks or post offices in order to withdraw substantial amounts of cash. Police believe that the perpetrators watch them obtain the money and then follow them out of the premises. Victims have then either been robbed or pick pocketed from a handbag...
  • Don't be a victim of iPhone theft in Stoke Newington

    By JulieGK at 13:42 on 11/04/12
    Hackney Robbery Squad issue safetly advice to iPhone owners.
    Hackney's Robbery Squad are asking residents to consider installing the 'Find My iPhone' app on to their Apple iPhone, iPod touch, Ipad or Mac. The app allows victims and officers to trace a stolen Apple product following a robbery, snatch or theft. The victim enters login details and the appliance can then be traced using a Global Positioning System (GPS) within the app. Over the past few weeks officers have used it to trace stolen...
  • Police commissioner to come to Stoke Newington

    By JulieGK at 19:38 on 14/03/12
    Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe will be coming to Hackney Borough on March 28. Picture PA
    Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe is coming to Hackney Borough, for a 'Come and talk to the Commissioner' tri-borough event on March 28. The Commissioner will be at Stoke Newington School and Sixth Form Media Arts and Science Collete Clissold Road, London N16 9EX. During his visit to the borough he will chat with local residents and listen to their views and ideas. Residents from neighbouring boroughs Harringey and Islington are also...

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