A MAN and a woman from Northwood Hills have been fined for possession of heroin.
Deirdre Margaret Kilfeather, 41, of Waller Drive, was fined ÃÂ£100 and ordered to pay ÃÂ£50 court costs after admitting to possessing one wrap of the Class A drug in Sainsbury's car park in Victoria Road, South Ruislip, on September 11 this year.
Leon Spearing, 37, also of Waller Drive, was fined ÃÂ£260 and ordered to pay ÃÂ£50 court costs after also admitting to possessing one wrap of the drug in the same place on the same day.
They were both sentenced at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court on September 20 and in both cases, the court ordered the drugs be forfeited and destroyed.
A PENSIONER has been fined ÃÂ£1,000 and banned from the road for three years for drink driving.
Clifford Roberts, 76, of Gate End, Northwood, admitted to driving above the prescribed alcohol limit while driving in Chester Road, Northwood, on June 11 this year.
He was sentenced at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court on September 15 and was also ordered to pay ÃÂ£115 court costs.
A CONVICTED conman from Northwood who failed to repay a record ÃÂ£92.3million in profits made from crimes has been given an extra 10 years in jail.
Shakeel Ahmad (pictured) of Astons Road, together with Syed Ahmed, of Iver Heath, are both currently serving seven-year prison terms, and were ordered to pay back the mammoth ÃÂ£184.6million within just two months, or face another decade behind bars.
Ahmad, 38, and Ahmed, 37, were members of a 21-strong criminal gang who were sentenced for plotting what Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) described as 'fraud on a massive scale'.
A MAN from Rickmansworth has been charged with grievous bodily harm after a 55-year-old suffered fractured ribs, a broken nose and bruising.
Stephen Rowe, 23, of Talbot Road, allegedly assaulted the victim in Ashridge Drive, South Oxhey, in the evening on Saturday, August 14. He is currently on remand.
A 30-YEAR-OLD from Rickmansworth has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the disappearance of a man who has been missing for five months.
Murray Thompson (pictured) 34, of St Albans, was reported missing on April 20 this year.
Mr Thompson's 'Gil-Lec' work van was seen in the area of St Albans Road and Leavesden Road, Watford, around the time of his disappearance.
A DRUNK knife-wielding attacker from Northwood who slashed a Tube passenger's face has been been jailed indefinitely.
Detectives used CCTV images to identify Neil Mitchell (pictured), of Ryefield Court, who admitted wounding with intent, attempted wounding and possession of an offensive weapon.
Mitchell, 37, was seen carrying a knife as he travelled on a Metropolitan line train between Finchley Road and Wembley Park on Friday, February 12.
A MAN was rushed to hospital by air ambulance and remains in critical condition after being found unconscious in Northwood.
The 53-year-old, who was wearing a light-coloured top, was walking alone from Green Lane into Hallowell Road at about 11.30pm last Monday (6), before he was found in the middle of the road.
AN INITIATIVE targeting nuisance moped and scooter riders by police in Northwood Hills has proved to be a success.
Northwood Hills Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) took action after a series of complaints from residents about vehicles being driven at excessive speeds in Joel Street and nearby side roads, as well as on pavements, footpaths and into parks.
Concerns have also been raised about riders doing 'wheelies' and not wearing appropriate protective clothing or helmets.
VULNERABLE and older people are being targeted by aggressive sales people using high pressure techniques to offload mobility aids.
Hertfordshire Trading Standards (HTS) has warned that residents across the county have been pushed into purchasing devices including wheelchairs, stair lifts, scooters, orthopaedic beds, walk-in baths and and hearing aids.
THE owners of a new tattoo studio in Rickmansworth are celebrating after opening their doors to the public on Saturday - less than a month after being ransacked by vandals.
Award-winning tattoo artists, Adie Kitachi and Amanda Sissons, were horrified to find their shop, Renaissance Tattoo, above Broadway Barbers in Station Road, had been broken into just days before its official opening on August 7.