BirminghamWorld Daily Bulletin 20 May

Here are Friday’s news headlines

Detective sacked for gross misconduct

An officer was sacked by West Midlands Police on Wednesday for gross misconduct. A panel heard that DC Paul Knowles, who had been with the force for over 19 years, had used his personal mobile phone to obtain and distribute the ID of a suspect to colleagues involved in a murder investigation.

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Weapons seized in Great Barr raid

Police raided a property in Great Barr in the early hours of Wednesday morning and seized several weapons. Dean Owen, aged 36, of Great Barr is accused of illegally possessing two revolvers, a shotgun, ammunition and other weapons. He has also been charged with producing cannabis. 

Copthorne Road, Great Barr

Pause Coffee Shop finds permanent residence

A much-loved pop-up coffee shop is set to get a permanent home this month as the owners unveil plans for a new residence in Kings Heath. Pause Coffee Shop is opening in Kings Court on Wednesday 25th May. Farah Chaudry and Rory McGhie say they are thrilled to join the Kings Heath hospitality scene.

Coffee and cake from Pause

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