Two year journey nears end of the road

An invitation from a well-known police whistleblower to look into what he claimed was serious police and council wrongdoing in the famous old East Lancashire mill town of Oldham first came in or around October, 2019, writes Neil Wilby.¬† Peter Jackson, a retired detective chief inspector popularly known as ‘Jacko’, and I, had worked successfullyContinue reading “Two year journey nears end of the road”

Beyond belief – Moors search for child’s remains draws a blank

Within the past few minutes, Greater Manchester Police has issued the following press release: The Cold Case Review Unit, supported by specialist officers and staff from across Greater Manchester Police, as well as experts from accredited partner agencies, have now completed the search of the area of interest on Saddleworth Moor. At this time, thereContinue reading “Beyond belief – Moors search for child’s remains draws a blank”

Dangerous driving trial date set for GMP officer

A serving Greater Manchester Police officer has appeared at Liverpool Crown Court after a teenaged boy was left with life-changing injuries. Police Constable Sarah De Meulemeester, 25, based at Cheadle Heath police station, was charged with dangerous driving following a crash in the Adswood district of Stockport on 26th December, 2020. PC De Meulemeester, theContinue reading “Dangerous driving trial date set for GMP officer”

Car chase leads to long list of criminal charges for police officer

A serving Greater Manchester Police officer, based in their Salford district, has been charged with a number of criminal offences after a police chase led to a man being arrested in Leeds. PC Jessica Verbruggen was arrested after a car allegedly failed to stop during a pursuit by West Yorkshire Police¬†in November 2021. 29 yearContinue reading “Car chase leads to long list of criminal charges for police officer”

Speculation over alleged rape councillor reaches fever pitch

Early yesterday a short, but pointed, piece concerning the recent arrest and bail of a local councillor over rape allegations was published elsewhere on Neil Wilby Media (read here). At that time, dialogue with both the press offices of Greater Manchester Police and Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council was ongoing. By a different route to theContinue reading “Speculation over alleged rape councillor reaches fever pitch”

Oldham police officer charged with harassment

A 51 year old serving Greater Manchester Police officer was charged earlier today (23rd September, 2022) with harassing a woman. In a short statement, GMP said they responded to a report that between 10th December, 2021, and 21st March, 2022, a woman was repeatedly contacted by PC Dean Dickenson. The officer, from Oldham, has beenContinue reading “Oldham police officer charged with harassment”

Oldham councillor arrested and bailed over rape allegations

A post appeared on the Manchester Evening News website yesterday evening with broadly the same headline. But it is not a story I would have run, writes Neil Wilby, even though I’m adjacent to much the same facts and, like the MEN reporter, whom I admire and respect greatly, know the name of the subjectContinue reading “Oldham councillor arrested and bailed over rape allegations”

Council crackdown on public disorder continues

It is well rehearsed elsewhere on this Neil Wilby Media website that Full Council meetings during the current municipal year in Oldham Metropolitan Borough have been turbulent renewals. Two of those meetings, in June and July, were marred by scenes of serious disorder both in the public galleries and in the council chamber – andContinue reading “Council crackdown on public disorder continues”

Conspiracy theorist faces fifth court appearance tomorrow

An unemployed, 49yo conspiracy theorist from Mossley, Tameside faces his fifth court appearance this year on Thursday 15th September, 2022. A case management hearing is listed at Manchester Magistrates’ Court at which, amongst other administrative matters, a trial date will be fixed to hear harassment allegations against Raja Miah MBE (pictured above left). Those allegationsContinue reading “Conspiracy theorist faces fifth court appearance tomorrow”

Lawyers give cold shoulder to disgraced conspiracy theorist

On 23rd July, 2021, a group of Greater Manchester Police officers, led by Detective Sergeant Chris Dean, executed a dawn raid at a property in Stamford Road, Mossley, Tameside. News broken exclusively on Neil Wilby Media at the time and followed up by local and regional newspapers, subsequently. Raja Miah, a 48yo unemployed conspiracy theoristContinue reading “Lawyers give cold shoulder to disgraced conspiracy theorist”