S.60 Criminal Justice & Public Order Act 1994

Authorisation

Please supply the following information in terms that the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner can place on their public website, or that Corporate Communications can release to the public.  This form is to be submitted in 2 stages – before and after the authorised period for the S.60.

Before the Authorised Period

Time,  Date and Duration of Authority to Search
16:00 05/05/19 – 04:00 06/05/19
Area covered by Authority  (Please attach any relevant maps)
Sparkbrook BEEC Ward in its entirety; Plus North East section of Neighbouring BEED Sparkhill ward and North section of neighbouring BEEB Moseley ward. The inclusion area of these additional wards is defined by the boundary of: Stratford Road, College Road, Wake Green Road, Salisbury Road, and Edgbaston Road. See below map which defines Section 60 area within red outline    
Details of Authorising Officer
 ACC 5970 Ward
Reason for Authority (Brief Summary for Publication)Since 30th April, the Sparkbrook ward, BE NPU has suffered a linked series of serious violence incidents on a daily basis involving weapons and firearms. These offences appear attributable to two rival groups which intelligence suggests are entrenched in local drug supply and street dealing.The attached Intelligence summary document provides an overview of the incidents and recent intelligence. This document outlines the links between victims for the below incidents and the history that sits behind the group. The key incidents however can be summarised as follows:Incident 1BE/103337T/19 – Attempt Murder 2130 hours 30/4/19. Offence location: Flat 4 Strensham Court, 91 Edgbaston Road, Balsall Heath.Incident 2BE/103330V/19 – Robbery 2100 hours 30/4/19.  Offence location: Flat 4 Strensham Court, 91 Edgbaston Road, Balsall Heath.Incident 3BE/104082N/19 – Possess Firearm with intent to cause fear of violence. 1830 hours 1/5/19Location: Roshven Road, Balsall Heath B12 8DBIncident 4BE/104812B/19 – Possess Firearm with intent to cause fear of violence. 1430 hours 2/5/19Location: George Street Recreation Park, Balsall Heath, BirminghamIncident 5BE/104835V/19 – Section 18 wounding 1450 hours 2/5/19Location; St Pauls Road, Balsall HeathIncident 6BE/106823X/19 – Section 18 Wounding 23:15 4/5Location : Lincoln Street, Balsall Heath. 
Details of OIC (for contact or enquiries)
Insp 5863 Woodrow 

After the Authorised Period

Number of Stop/Searches Carried Out Under the Authority
30 
Outcomes of those Stop/Searches
 No Further Action

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