Lowestoft Crime

Yesterday, 13:52

Uninsured and unlicensed drivers are being warned that the police will catch up with them after officers seized 133 vehicles in a month.

Fundamental change has been requested to curtail the “unreasonable” time taken up by police on mental health issues.

Suffolk police

A man has been arrested for drink driving after he drove with a blown tyre for a “considerable” distance.

Norwich Magistrates Court

Beware stolen bikes for sale at Christmas – Suffolk police are warning shoppers some second-hand cycles are too good to be true.

Suffolk police

Two men have been charged with burglary following a break in at a Carlton Colville home.

Norwich Magistrates' Court

Concerned parents have spoken of their fears after a boy was approached by a van driver as he made his way to school.

Suffolk police

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of burglary after a host of valuable items were stolen from a home.

Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre

Traffic officers have hit out at the number of cars they find without valid MOTs, saying: “They’re like buses.”

A major operation involving six government agencies and four police forces cracking down on illegal and unsafe activity on Norfolk’s roads has taken place.

Environment Agency

A woman’s “idyllic” home was turned into a “part-dream, part-nightmare” after a crime gang had committed a burglary there, a court has heard.

Stephen Holt

Police have slammed a “ludicrous and idiotic” drink driver who got behind the wheel while five times over the legal alcohol limit.

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a firework was set alight and thrown inside a shop.

Suffolk police

A boy was approached by a van driver as he made his way to school.

Suffolk police

The number of children in Norfolk and Suffolk neglected, mistreated and assaulted at the hands of their parents has risen by 153pc in the last five years.

United Kingdom

A man indecently exposed himself to a teenager and her friend after making a “loud noise” to attract their attention.

Lowestoft police

An elderly pedestrian scrambled out of the way as a car driven by a man more than five times the limit careered along a town centre pavement, a court heard.

A man has been released on bail for a second time following the death of a young motorcyclist in Great Yarmouth.

Police officers were “shocked” to discover a suspected drink driver driving along a path in a town centre.

An operation to target criminals using Suffolk’s roads led to eight people being arrested as more than 60 vehicles were stopped in Lowestoft.

Suffolk police

A drink-driver who caused a head-on crash that left a woman trapped in the wreckage of her car for two hours while firemen freed her has been jailed for 12 months.

A man who downloaded child abuse images has been handed a suspended prison sentence.

Ipswich Crown Court

A distressed mother felt “utterly sick” after discovering her 14-year-old autistic son had been under the care of a fake psychiatrist.


Police are appealing for information after expensive items were taken from a house in Lowestoft.

Charges of gross negligence manslaughter could be brought against two Suffolk Police officers and one former officer after a man died following his arrest at a holiday park.

Suffolk Police

A bogus psychiatrist who practised in the UK for more than 20 years with no qualifications worked at the region’s mental health trust, it has been revealed.

Peter Aldous

A middle-aged man remains in a serious but stable condition two weeks after he was assaulted on The Esplanade.

Suffolk Police

A motorist has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving after police stopped a vehicle as it undertook two cars.

Police are continuing to search for a driver who fled from the scene of a crash.

Lowestoft police

Aggressive “keyboard warriors” are burdening police with additional work as officers are forced to investigate spiteful comments being spread on social media.

A man has been charged with breach of a restraining order.

Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre

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Yesterday, 13:52

Uninsured and unlicensed drivers are being warned that the police will catch up with them after officers seized 133 vehicles in a month.

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Saturday, December 8, 2018

A 64-year-old woman who was involved in a collision with a car while on her mobility scooter has died.

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Suffolk Police
Friday, December 7, 2018

While we tuck into our festive breakfast and tear open our Christmas presents, one woman is set to run 25 miles on Christmas Day for Great Yarmouth and Waveney Mind.

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Halesworth could be in line for 190 new homes if plans to develop farmland are approved.

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