A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Teen Charged With Having Knife In Chelmsford
A 16 year-old boy is due in court next month charged with possessing a knife in Chelmsford city centre.
The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested on New Street at 5.50pm on Sunday (April 24) after being challenged by a police officer and police dog.
Essex Police said: "He was taken into custody and later charged with possession of a bladed article and possession of cannabis.
"The boy has been released on bail to appear at Chelmsford Youth Court on the morning of May 12, 2016.
"A 21-year-old man from Chelmsford was also arrested on suspicion of possession of cannabis.
"He was charged with the offence and released on bail to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court on May 12, 2016".
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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