Lowestoft Crime

Yesterday, 09:09

The number of reported sex offences against children has risen in Suffolk, new figures have revealed.

The chief executive of a Southwold company on £170,000 a year has been banned from driving for six months with 21 penalty points for speeding after losing an ‘exceptional hardship’ plea.

UN Court

Police have warned motorists to lock their cars and remove all valuables - no matter whether their vehicles are parked on or off the road.


A Lowestoft drug dealer has been jailed for more than three years after being caught with heroin, cocaine and cannabis.

Ipswich Crown Court

More than 20,000 blades have been handed over to Suffolk Police since 2010 as part of an ongoing of a knife amnesty initiative.

Norfolk Police said plans were in place to ensure this weekend’s much anticipated derby between Norwich and Ipswich at Carrow Road went ahead without a hitch.

Norfolk Police

Police are hunting the vandals responsible for damaging a number of parked cars in Lowestoft last year.

Suffolk Police

A week of action will aim to tackle knife crime in Suffolk and dispel myths around carrying blades for protection.

A drug dealer who hid more than 200 wraps of crack cocaine in his anus has been given a suspended prison sentence.

A van driver who was stopped for using his mobile phone had also taken drugs, police revealed.

A farmer has been given a suspended prison sentence after admitting to the mistreatment of pigs.

Matthew Hicks

A woman from the Lowestoft area who was arrested in connection with a bomb hoax that prompted a major police incident in Great Yarmouth has been released pending further investigation.

A woman has seen more than £200,000 in savings stolen from her bank account after being targeted by telephone fraudsters.

A woman from the Lowestoft area has been arrested in connection with a bomb hoax that prompted a major police incident in Great Yarmouth.

A woman has been charged with drink-driving after being pulled over by police.

A man has been charged with intent to supply crack-cocaine and heroin following a successful stop-and-search by a specialised drugs team.

Ipswich Crown Court

Almost half of 15-year-olds in Suffolk are researching anorexia online and a third are using the Internet to view self-harm sites, according to an annual survey into online safety.

Gordon Jones

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a woman was subjected to racial abuse.

Victims of sexual abuse and violence are being encouraged to speak out as Norfolk Police supports a national week-long campaign to raise awareness.


A woman was taken to hospital following a three-vehicle collision in Loddon.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Victims of sexual abuse and violence are being encouraged to speak out as part of a national week-long campaign to raise awareness.

A man accused of attacking two men during a night out in Lowestoft has been cleared by a jury.

Ipswich Crown Court

Members of the public will be trained to become special police informants as part of a new trial scheme across Suffolk.

Tim Passmore

Suffolk’s population has been revealed as the second poorest served by neighbourhood police in the country.

More than 120 people were caught driving while using a mobile phone in Suffolk during a week-long enforcement campaign.

Tim Passmore

Police are on the hunt for a 46-year-old Great Yarmouth wanted man with connections to Norwich and Lowestoft.

Norfolk Police

A young woman was punched, kicked and bitten during an early morning attack.

Lowestoft police

A police investigation into the alleged attack of a 12-year-old schoolgirl has concluded – with officers now satisfied that the incident did not take place.

Lowestoft police

Two men have been charged in connection with a burglary in which a 60in flat screen TV was stolen.


Members of the public could become the “eyes and ears” of their communities as volunteer crime busters.

Tim Passmore

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