A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
North Weald: First Road Death In 2012
Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding a fatal road crash in North Weald.
The collision happened when a silver VW MPV struck a pedestrian on Epping Road shortly before 3am on New Year's Day. The male pedestrian, a local 44-year-old, was certified dead at the scene.
A section of the road was closed for approximately five hours while forensic collision investigators carried out their enquiries and the road cleaned.
Anyone with information in connection with this crash is urged to contact Essex Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101.
A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
A man who set a fire on the ninth floor of a block of flats in Southend, killing a neighbour and her unborn child, has been made subject of a hospital order.
Heart can reveal since so called 'legal highs' were banned last May - Essex Police have made 9 arrests relating to the supply or possession of the drugs.
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