Essex one of the top ten places in the country for calls to the RSPCA about organised dog fighting.
£100,000 Of Suspected Stolen Goods Found In Runwell
Three people have been arrested after £100,000 of suspected stolen property was found at an address near Wickford.
Police searched a property on Meadow Lane in Runwell on Monday (8 February).
Essex Police said: "A car, trailer, horse box, several motorbikes and quadbikes, a ride-on lawn mower and a shotgun were found.
"Twenty-two cannabis plants were also seized.
"A 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, cannabis production, burglary, theft, and possession of firearms offences.
"A 28-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, cannabis production, burglary, abstracting electricity and possession of firearms offences.
"A 51-year-old man was arrested on suspicion cannabis cultivation and abstracting electricity.
"All three, who are from Runwell, were released on bail until May 10 pending further enquiries".
Essex's Police and Crime Commissioner is launching a new initiative to prevent youngsters being exploited by gangs.
Abellio selling 40% of the Greater Anglia rail franchise.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Leonne Weeks, 16, who was found dead on a path in Rotherham.
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