Lowestoft Crime

Yesterday, 16:08

A month after Cohen Messenger was laid to rest, thieves have raided his grave and stole his birthday presents leaving a trail of destruction.

More than 3,500 drivers were caught speeding in Norfolk and Suffolk last month as part of three-week a police crackdown.

A 14-year-old girl was left with a black eye after being slapped and punched during an attack by a gang of girls.

Suffolk Police

A cyclist was chased by a member of the public after being seen breaking into a car in Lowestoft.

Suffolk Police

A heartbroken mother has spoken out after her 13-year-old daughter was subjected to a “totally unprovoked attack” as she got off the school bus.

Suffolk police

Police blocked off a road in Halesworth following concerns for the welfare of a man who was initially believed to have a firearm.

A villager has shared home security footage of thieves trying car doors along his street in the middle of the night.

An abandoned camper van which has been daubed with offensive graffiti as it sat on a Lowestoft street for more than two weeks is to be removed.


A giant novelty lollipop has been returned by police after it was stolen from a Lowestoft shop on Valentine’s Day.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after a car crashed into a tree.

Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre

Police are searching for footage after reports of criminal damage and thefts in Lowestoft.

A car which was allegedly being driven without a licence has been seized by Lowestoft police.

Lowestoft police

It is 30 years since a rabbit hunter discovered the body of murdered mum Jeanette Kempton in a north Suffolk field. We take him back to the spot for the first time for our Unfinished podcast.

Suffolk Police

Drugs were recovered from a lake after a suspect dumped them while police were in pursuit.


A business owner has called thieves “heartless” after a giant novelty lollipop was stolen from his shop on Valentine’s Day.

Suffolk police

Two women aged in their 20s have been jailed after they stole more than £100 worth of items from New Look.

Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre

Leaders tackling drug supplies in Suffolk from larger towns and cities have highlighted some of the signs for people to look out for that a “county line” may be operating on their doorstep.

Suffolk County Council

And now those looking for love this Valentine’s Day have been warned there are tricksters out there more interested in your wallet than your heart.

A series of ‘pop up’ crime prevention events will be held across Waveney this month.

Britten Centre

Police have been encouraged by the county’s homicide rate falling to the third lowest across England and Wales last year.

Scott Tarrant

A young driver who has just been on the road for a year has been banned from driving after being caught speeding at more than 100mph.

Norwich Magistrates Court

A motorcycle without insurance has been seized in Lowestoft.

A defiant jewellery store owner is determined to continue business as usual after being held at knifepoint by masked intruders.

Suffolk Police

A man was found in possession of a knife after being arrested for drink driving.

Lowestoft Police

Six months after an appalling sex attack on a teenage boy a market town remains without CCTV.

Suffolk Police

A pair of 4ft gates were stolen overnight from a church in Thorpe Next Haddiscoe.

Norfolk Police

A headteacher has reassured parents and pupils after a man was arrested for allegedly loitering near to a Lowestoft school.

Great Yarmouth Magistrates' Court

“They showed wanton disregard for life and property.”

A driver who was involved in a two-vehicle crash has been arrested after testing positive for cannabis.

CCTV footage has been released after £600 worth of alcohol was stolen from ASDA in Lowestoft.

Lowestoft police

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