Phone hacking: Arrests by investigation

Reports of journalistic misconduct at the News of the World resulted in three related investigations into illegal practices within the media and police. Explore the table below to find out who has been arrested in connection with which investigation.

Operation Elveden, Weeting and Tuleta arrests

Investigation NoW journalists Sun journalists Other journalists Police officers Others

Arrests up to 13 June 2013

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OPERATION WEETING Investigating alleged phone hacking, primarily at the News of the World

  • Ian Edmondson, former assistant editor - charged
  • Neville Thurlbeck, chief reporter - charged
  • James Weatherup, assistant news editor - charged
  • Andy Coulson, former editor and ex-Downing Street communications chief - charged
  • Rebekah Brooks, former News International chief executive - charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice
  • Stuart Kuttner, former managing editor - charged
  • Greg Miskiw, former news editor - charged
  • Neil Wallis, former executive editor (released and told no further action will be taken)
  • James Desborough, former Hollywood reporter (released and told no further action would be taken)
  • Dan Evans, former reporter
  • Ross Hall, former reporter
  • Cheryl Carter, PA to Rebekah Brooks - charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice
  • Bethany Usher former reporter (released and told no further action would be taken)
  • A 46-year-old man arrested in Wandsworth, south London
  • A 45-year-old man arrested in Wandsworth, south London
  • A 39-year-old man arrested in the Greenwich, south London
  • A 39-year-old woman arrested in Cheshire
  • A 33-year-old woman arrested in Islington, north London
  • A 40-year-old woman arrested in Lambeth, south London
  • Terenia Taras, freelance journalist (released and told no further action would be taken)
  • Raoul Simons, deputy football editor for the Times
  • Laura Elston, PA royal correspondent (released and told no further action would be taken)
  • A 40-year-old man, a former or current Mirror Group journalist, arrested in south-east London
  • A 47-year-old woman, a former or current Mirror Group journalist, Weeting arrested in south-west London
  • A 49-year-old man, a former or current Mirror Group journalist, arrested in south-west London
  • A 46-year-old man, a former or current Mirror Group journalist, arrested in south-west London
  • Glenn Mulcaire, private investigator - charged
  • Charlie Brooks, racehorse trainer and husband of Rebekah Brooks - charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice
  • Daryl Jorsling, security consultant - charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice
  • Paul Edwards, Rebekah Brooks's chauffeur -charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice
  • Mark Hanna, News International head of security - charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice
  • A 38-year-old man from Hertfordshire(released and told no further action would be taken)
  • Lee Sandell, 26, News International security guard from Surrey - charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice
  • A 42-year-old woman questioned at a south-west London police station
  • Tom Crone, News International's former legal adviser
  • A 46-year-old man arrested at his south-west London home
  • David Johnson, a 47-year-old former bodyguard for Rebekah Brooks - charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice

OPERATION ELVEDEN Investigating alleged payments made to public officials by journalists

  • Clive Goodman, former royal editor - charged with two counts of conspiracy relating to the request and authorisation of alleged payments to public officials
  • Andy Coulson, former editor and ex-Downing Street communications chief - charged with two counts of conspiracy relating to request and authorisation of alleged payments to public officials
  • Rebekah Brooks, former News International chief executive - charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office
  • Stuart Kuttner, former managing editor
  • Lucy Panton, former crime editor - to be charged with conspiring to commit misconduct in public office
  • Jamie Pyatt, reporter - charged with conspiring to commit misconduct in public office
  • Fergus Shanahan, former deputy editor, charged with conspiring to commit misconduct in public office
  • Graham Dudman, former managing editor
  • Mike Sullivan, crime editor (told no further action would be taken)
  • Chris Pharo, head of news - to be charged with conspiring to commit misconduct in public office
  • John Edwards, picture editor - charged with conspiring to commit misconduct in public office
  • John Kay, chief reporter - charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office
  • Nick Parker, chief foreign correspondent - charged with three counts of conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office
  • John Sturgis, deputy news editor (told no further action would be taken)
  • Geoff Webster, deputy editor - charged with two counts of conspiring to commit misconduct in public office
  • Virginia Wheeler, defence correspondent - charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office. Charges dropped.
  • Duncan Larcombe, royal editor - charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office
  • Clodagh Hartley, Whitehall editor - charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office
  • A 37-year-old Sun journalist from north London
  • A 51-year-old male journalist arrested at his home in Bristol
  • A 32-year-old male journalist arrested at his home in south-east London
  • A 39-year-old journalist arrested in Hertfordshire and understood to be Sun crime reporter Anthony France
  • Greig Box-Turnbull, worked for Trinity Mirror until taking voluntary redundancy in March, 2012
  • Justin Penrose, Sunday Mirror crime reporter (told no further action would be taken)
  • Tom Savage, deputy news editor of the Daily Star Sunday - to be charged with conspiring to commit misconduct in public office
  • A 43-year-old male journalist, arrested at a south-west London police station
  • 38-year-old journalist arrested in Sussex
  • A 31-year-old journalist arrested in Croydon, south London
  • Det Ch Insp April Casburn, Metropolitan Police officer - found guilty at Southwark Crown Court on 10 January 2013 of misconduct in public office and later jailed for 15 months
  • Alan Tierney, ex-Surrey Police PC - pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office and jailed for 10 months
  • Former Met officer Paul Flattley pleaded guilty to misconduct in a public office and jailed for two years
  • A 39-year-old Surrey Police officer
  • A former member of the Met's specialist operations branch, 57, arrested in Surrey (told no further action would be taken)
  • James Bowes, a former Sussex police Sgt, jailed for 10 months for misconduct in public office, after offering stories to Sun and News of the World
  • A 39-year-old Wiltshire Police officer
  • A 47-year-old serving police officer in the Met's Specialist Operations command arrested in Surrey
  • A 30-year-old serving police officer in the Met's Specialist Crime and Operations command arrested in Surrey
  • A 33-year-old Metropolitan Police officer arrested in Barnet, north London
  • A 50-year-old Metropolitan Police officer in the Territorial Policing command, arrested in Wimbledon, south London - no further action to be taken
  • A 51-year-old Metropolitan police officer in the Territorial Policing command, arrested in Wiltshire - no further action to be taken
  • A 41-year-old former Surrey Police officer arrested in Sussex
  • Prison worker Richard Trunkfield, from Northamptonshire - pleaded guilty to misconduct in a public office and jailed for 16 months
  • A public official, who cannot be named for legal reasons - pleaded guilty to misconduct in a public office
  • A 36-year-old member of the armed forces, from Wiltshire, (facing no further action)
  • An unidentified 63-year-old man (facing no further action)
  • Former serviceman John Hardy, 43, and his wife Claire Hardy, 39, from Lancashire - both charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office
  • A 25-year-old man arrested in south east London (facing no further action)
  • HM Revenue and Customs press officer Jonathan Hall and his partner, Marta Bukarewicz, from north London - both to be charged
  • 43-year-old woman from north west London
  • 40-year-old ex- prison officer
  • 37-year-old woman arrested in Corby
  • 31-year-old former NHS employee arrested in Uxbridge, west London
  • 46-year-old prison officer from south-east London
  • 50-year-old woman arrested in Kent
  • 42-year-old former NHS worker arrested in Somerset
  • 46-year-old former NHS worker arrested in Somerset
  • 42-year-old member of the armed forces and his 32-year-old wife arrested in Surrey
  • 31-year-old member of the armed forces arrested in Rotherham, south Yorkshire (facing no further action)
  • Tracy Bell, 34, former Ministry of Defence pharmacist arrested in Rotherham - charged with misconduct in a public office
  • Robert Neave,59, former healthcare worker in Merseyside charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office
  • A 40-year-old prison officer arrested in Sittingbourne, Kent
  • A 37-year-old former prison officer arrested in south Wales
  • A 36-year-old woman arrested in Tower Hamlets, east London
  • A 40-year-old ex-immigration centre employee arrested in Slough, Berkshire
  • A 39-year-old former prison officer arrested in Waltham Forest, east London
  • A 38-year-old female staff member of the Metropolitan Police's central communications command arrested in Essex
  • Two serving prison officers, aged 52 and 26, arrested in Kent
  • Female former NHS worker, 52, arrested in Derbyshire
  • Lee Brockhouse, prison officer, charged with one count of misconduct in public office and one of conspiracy to commit misconduct

OPERATION TULETA Investigating allegations of computers being hacked to obtain private information

  • Rhodri Phillips, Sun journalist, (told no further action would be taken).
  • A 51-year-old journalist in London
  • A 37-year-old journalist in London
  • A 28-year-old journalist in London
  • A 33-year-old journalist in south London
  • A 30-year-old journalist in south-east London
  • A 61-year-old journalist, understood to be former NoW Ireland editor, Alex Marunchak, in Kent
  • A 52-year-old man in Milton Keynes
  • A 50-year-old man in Hertfordshire
  • A 51-year-old man in Surrey
  • A 53-year-old man in West Sussex
  • A 65-year-old man in London
  • A 55-year-old man in Cardiff
  • A 44-year-old man in Suffolk
  • A 28-year-old man in south London
  • A 58-year-old man, understood to be private investigator Jonathan Rees, in Kent
  • A 48-year-old man in Newcastle upon Tyne
  • A 45-year-old women in south west London
  • A 55-year-old man in East Sussex
  • A 52-year-old man in Oxfordshire

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