Birmingham East 5-6 May

S.60 Criminal Justice & Public Order Act 1994


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 1

BE/103337T/19 - Attempt Murder 2130 hours 30/4/19.

 Offence location: Flat 4 Strensham Court, 91 Edgbaston Road, Balsall Heath.

Incident 2

BE/103330V/19 - Robbery 2100 hours 30/4/19.  

Offence location: Flat 4 Strensham Court, 91 Edgbaston Road, Balsall Heath.

Incident 3

BE/104082N/19 - Possess Firearm with intent to cause fear of violence. 1830 hours 1/5/19

Location: Roshven Road, Balsall Heath B12 8DB

Incident 4

BE/104812B/19 - Possess Firearm with intent to cause fear of violence. 1430 hours 2/5/19

Location: George Street Recreation Park, Balsall Heath, Birmingham

Incident 5

BE/104835V/19 - Section 18 wounding 1450 hours 2/5/19

Location; St Pauls Road, Balsall Heath

Incident 6

BE/106823X/19 - Section 18 Wounding 23:15 4/5

Location : 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




Outcomes of those Stop/Searches


No Further Action