County Lines Drug Trade: The Precursor to Knife Crime

You’ve heard the term but what does “county lines” actually refer to? Basically, when drug gangs from large cities and towns grow their operations to nearby smaller towns, this is referred to as “county lines drug trade.” The National Crime Agency warns that the unscrupulous drug dealers commonly employ children Continue Reading

2014 Colchester Murders: James Attfield and Nahid Almanea

33-year-old James Attfield and 31-year-old Saudi student Nahid Almanea were stabbed to death in Colchester, Essex, only three months apart. Approximately one year later, teenager James Fairweather was arrested for the murders. Fifteen years old at the time, Fairweather was in the midst of planning another murder. Described as “brutal Continue Reading