A MAN has been remanded in custody after being found in possession of a gun and CS gas.
Nichail Sixto, 24, of Norwich Road, Northwood, was arrested on March 5 in Hayes. He was also charged with causing damage to a trellis fence at a property in Hayes.
Police confirmed the offences but have refused to provide an exact location of where he was arrested.
The gun he was found with was a 30mm black pistol weapon.
MORE than 70 cars were stopped during a police sting in Northwood to target dodgy drivers and improve road safety.
The Northwood Hills Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT), together with police from neighbouring wards, conducted an operation using Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology.
The investigation, which took place in Watford Road, at the junction with Frithwood Avenue, saw 74 drivers stopped.
Five cars were seized for having no insurance, resulting in each driver receiving six penalty points on their licence and a Â£200 fine.
A FRAIL pensioner from Northwood has been left shaken after falling prey to a distraction burglar.
The elderly woman, who lives in Rofant Road, answered the door to a female claiming to be a new neighbour.
She conned her way into the house and stole the pensioner's handbag, which contained valuable items.
THE trial of a teenager accused of attacking a bus driver in Northwood Hills has been delayed until next month.
Darren Altrudo, of Pinner Road, Northwood Hills, has been charged with assaulting the bus driver by beating him on the 282 bus in Joel Street, on December 9 last year.
Altrudo, 18, who is currently in custody, was due to attend Uxbridge Magistrates' Court this afternoon (7) for the trial.
He denies the offence and the trial has been re-scheduled for April 27.
A WOMAN from Croxley Green has been arrested in connection with a burglary at the home belonging to the parents of football star Theo Walcott.
A white VW Golf car and electrical equipment were stolen during the break-in, at Mr and Mrs Walcott's home in Felden Wood, near Hemel Hempstead, between 4.30pm on February 16 and midnight on February 17.
Around the time of the burglary, Walcott (pictured) was playing for Arsenal who claimed victory over Barcelona in the knock-out stages of the Champions League.
A DEBT-RIDDEN landlord from Northwood has been fined Â£20,000 after six people had a lucky escape from a 'serious' fire which destroyed two flats above a restaurant.
Hitesh Mashru, of The Fairway, admitted breaching four fire safety regulations after the blaze, above the Thai Sunset in Bushey High Street, near Watford, on April 24 last year.
An electrical fault from a down lighter sparked the fire, which ripped through the upstairs flats, and took 50 firefighters more than 12 hours to extinguish.
Mashru, a 49-year-old property developer who is Â£66,000 in debt, admitted endangering life by failing to carry out a risk assessment and ensure the safety of the electrical supply.
A COUPLE on a 'drug-fuelled rampage' who targeted five Rickmansworth homes in a string of break-ins, distraction burglaries and thefts have been jailed.
Mark Taylor (below left), 21, and Kathleen Cawley (above right), 23, were caged for a combined total of almost nine years, after admitting to conspiracy to burgle.
The duo stole a haul including cash, jewellery, watches, mobile phones, a laptop and games console, after breaking into three homes in Sherfield Avenue and one in Harefield Road on September 12, 2009, plus another property in Eastwick Crescent, Mill End, on November 7, 2009.
THIEVES stole about Â£100 after breaking into a school in Croxley Green.
Rickmansworth School, in Scots Hill, was targeted between 9.30pm last Tuesday (22) and 8.45am Wednesday (23).
The offenders got in through the kitchen window after forcing entry and causing some minor damage to the building.
Police are appealing for information about the incident - anyone who can help should call 0845 33 00 222.
A WOMAN accused of causing the death of a Northwood Hills police officer's wife through dangerous driving has made another appearance in court.
Diane Wright, 49, wife of Sergeant Dave Wright, who works for the Northwood Hills Safer Neighbourhood Team, was killed in a car crash near Baydon, Wiltshire, on September 23 last year.
Paula Barnes, 43, of Aldbourne Road, Baydon, has been charged with the offence and appeared at Swindon Crown Court on Friday (18).
She is due to return to the court on April 15, to enter a plea.
A 'BOY racer' who killed a former Northwood School pupil in a car crash has been jailed for five years.
Jack King (pictured), 17, who took his GCSEs at the school in Potter Street, Northwood Hills, suffered massive head injuries and died instantly after the accident in Elm Avenue, Eastcote, on May 7 last year.
Mr King, of Cranbourne Drive, Pinner, was the front-seat passenger in a Ford Fiesta driven by friend Alex Jaggs, 19, of Eastcote Road, Ruislip, who lost control and smashed into a tree.