Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Colchester: Man Charged Over Musician's Murder
A teenager has been charged with murdering a songwriter in Colchester.
Jack Hummerstone is accused of the murder of Thomas Brittain in a flat in Colchester, in March.
He is due at Chelmsford Magistrates Court today (Monday April 15th).
The 18-year-old, of no fixed address, was arrested in Islington, north London, at 3am yesterday.
He has also been charged with grevious bodily harm with intent and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.
Mr Brittain, 26, from Essex, died after being stabbed in the early hours of March 9th.
He was a songwriter and local music producer also known as Twister.
A 22-year-old man from London who was arrested yesterday on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released on police bail pending further inquiries until May 30.
Essex one of the top ten places in the country for calls to the RSPCA about organised dog fighting.
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.
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