A convicted sex offender who sexually assaulted a teenage girl and a woman months after he was released from prison is back behind bars.
A brazen ram-raider who stole more than £1,500 worth of perfume from a bargain retailer has been jailed on his 21st birthday.
A career criminal has been jailed for playing his part in the dumping of 65 tonnes of waste in the grounds of a home labelled Handsworth ‘tip house’.
And six men from a ‘South East Asian Organised Crime Group’, who funded their lavish lifestyles through dirty drug money, have been jailed for more than 26 years.
This is a round-up of some of the biggest cases dealt with across the region as we name and shame a number of those up in court this week.