Lowestoft Crime

Fri, 09:09

Police attended an incident on the A12 north of Darsham where a large Asda lorry has come off the road.

Brazen thieves smashed down the door of a town centre store to steal over £100, just days before the shop closes for good.

Changes to parking enforcement powers in Suffolk, which are expected to bring tougher crackdowns on nuisance motorists, have been laid before Parliament for the final go-ahead.

Suffolk County Council

Fears have been raised of a rising disparity in use of police powers - after people from black and ethic minority backgrounds in Suffolk were shown to be 4.6 times more likely to be stopped and seearched than white people.

A car with defective brakes has been taken off the roads after it was stopped by police.

Police have been unable to trace thieves who stole a JCB forklift truck from a building site.

Police have issued a warning to motorists to slow down after a crackdown caught 16 drivers in the space of just three hours.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of assault after two hospital workers were attacked - with one kicked in the face.

Thieves who stole 15 brand new Portaloo toilets along with machinery and trailers from an industrial estate are still being sought by police.

No further police action will be taken against two men who were arrested after an alleged fight.

Police inquiries are continuing after a cannabis factory was discovered by a specialised drugs squad.


Police have been unable to trace a man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman near a skatepark.

A man who was involved in a burglary at a Suffolk cottage during which three shotguns and an air rifle were stolen has been jailed for three years.

A man in his 70s arrested after a woman was taken to hospital in a critical condition has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

A 51-year-old man from Lowestoft has been reported missing after last being seen leaving a hospital.

Witnesses are being sought after bikes were stolen from two teenagers.

Quad bikes, fishing equipment, clothing and tools were stolen in a garage burglary.


A car has been stolen from an industrial estate after a business was broken into.

A 73-year-old man who tried to kiss an eight-year-old girl as she waited in her father's van outside a fish and chip shop has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Police are failing to record an estimated 8,700 crimes a year, including incidents of stalking and coercive and controlling behaviour, a new report has found.

A burglar fled mid-way through a break-in after being disturbed by home owners.

Homes and businesses are being affected by a power cut near the Waveney coast this morning, with power not expected to return until midday.

A perfect storm of fewer staff dealing with Suffolk's rising and ageing population is putting GPs under more pressure - causing some to quit or cut their hours, a leading doctor has warned.

Illegal treasure hunting is threatening Suffolk's heritage and could lead to the loss of important historical artefacts, it is feared.

A vicar who was arrested as a result of a police investigation will have no further action taken against him by the police.

A 53-year-old man has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm after an incident in Lowestoft on New Year's Day.

A worker at a wine bar suffered a cut to their wrist after a glass was thrown by an unknown customer.

A Suffolk man who lied about being the driver of his car to avoid a speeding ticket will be sentenced next month.

The trial of a man accused of throwing drain cleaner at two police officers will take place in May.

The trial of a man accused of attempted burglary at shop premises in Lowestoft will take place in the Spring.

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Fri, 09:09

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Wed, 16:19

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Tue, 15:23

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