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Chief Constable gives update on town stabbing, retail crime and speeding issues

Chief Constable gives update on town stabbing, retail crime and speeding issues

Chief Constable gives update on town stabbing, retail crime and speeding issues

19 May 2024

In her latest column, Chief Constable Rachel Kearton provides an update on a stabbing in a Suffolk town, speeding issues and more.


Thetford stabbing: Teenager charged with absconding from lawful custody

Thetford stabbing: Teenager charged with absconding from lawful custody

Thetford stabbing: Teenager charged with absconding from lawful custody

18 May 2024

A teenager previously charged with attempted murder following a stabbing in Thetford has been charged with absconding from lawful custody.


Man, 49, charged after nine-hour standoff with police in town centre

Man, 49, charged after nine-hour standoff with police in town centre

Man, 49, charged after nine-hour standoff with police in town centre

17 May 2024

A 49-year-old man has been charged after a nine-hour standoff with police.


Police seize £12,000 in cash and suspected drugs during raid on Suffolk home

Police seize £12,000 in cash and suspected drugs during raid on Suffolk home

Police seize £12,000 in cash and suspected drugs during raid on Suffolk home

17 May 2024

A teenager has been charged after £12,000 in cash and suspected drugs were seized from a Suffolk home.


Thetford stabbing: Teenage absconder charged with attempted murder is rearrested

Thetford stabbing: Teenage absconder charged with attempted murder is rearrested

Thetford stabbing: Teenage absconder charged with attempted murder is rearrested

17 May 2024

A 17-year-old boy, who was previously charged with attempted murder but absconded from local authority care, has been rearrested.


Three teenage boys arrested for drugs offences after raid at town property

Three teenage boys arrested for drugs offences after raid at town property

Three teenage boys arrested for drugs offences after raid at town property

17 May 2024

Three teenage boys were arrested for drugs offences last night after police raided a town property.


‘Your aim was to rinse or fleece customers’: Ticket tout ‘queen’ jailed for four years

‘Your aim was to rinse or fleece customers’: Ticket tout ‘queen’ jailed for four years

‘Your aim was to rinse or fleece customers’: Ticket tout ‘queen’ jailed for four years

17 May 2024

A woman who ran a multimillion-pound touting business which bought and sold gig tickets on an ‘industrial scale’ has been jailed for four years.


‘He has caused untold damage’: ‘Controlling’ man who killed and seriously injuring two cats jailed

‘He has caused untold damage’: ‘Controlling’ man who killed and seriously injuring two cats jailed

‘He has caused untold damage’: ‘Controlling’ man who killed and seriously injuring two cats jailed

17 May 2024

A man who caused 'untold damage' through a spate of crimes including killing and seriously injuring two cats has been jailed.


Man, 49, arrested on suspicion of burglary after nine-hour standoff with police

Man, 49, arrested on suspicion of burglary after nine-hour standoff with police

Man, 49, arrested on suspicion of burglary after nine-hour standoff with police

17 May 2024

A 49-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary after a nine-hour standoff with police.


Further police crackdown over dangerous driving and anti-social behaviour on key route after tip-off

Further police crackdown over dangerous driving and anti-social behaviour on key route after tip-off

Further police crackdown over dangerous driving and anti-social behaviour on key route after tip-off

16 May 2024

Police are taking further action over dangerous driving and anti-social behaviour on a key route near a town.


Man suffers face and head injuries in attack by pair who fled in car

Man suffers face and head injuries in attack by pair who fled in car

Man suffers face and head injuries in attack by pair who fled in car

16 May 2024

A man suffered injuries to his face and head after being attacked in a town.


Police appeal for 30-year-old wanted man on recall to prison

Police appeal for 30-year-old wanted man on recall to prison

Police appeal for 30-year-old wanted man on recall to prison

16 May 2024

Officers are appealing for help to find a 30-year-old man from Suffolk who is wanted on recall to prison.


Man who climbed onto town centre roof after burglary in hours-long police standoff is detained

Man who climbed onto town centre roof after burglary in hours-long police standoff is detained

Man who climbed onto town centre roof after burglary in hours-long police standoff is detained

16 May 2024

A man who climbed onto the roof of a town centre building after a burglary has been detained by police after an hours-long standoff.


‘It was a natural reaction’: Volunteer police officer recognised after risking life to save woman from freezing sea

‘It was a natural reaction’: Volunteer police officer recognised after risking life to save woman from freezing sea

‘It was a natural reaction’: Volunteer police officer recognised after risking life to save woman from freezing sea

16 May 2024

A volunteer police officer has been shortlisted for a national bravery award after rescuing a woman from the sea in freezing conditions.


42-year-old man arrested after large cannabis factory discovered at town industrial estate

42-year-old man arrested after large cannabis factory discovered at town industrial estate

42-year-old man arrested after large cannabis factory discovered at town industrial estate

16 May 2024

A person has been arrested while another remains on the run after a large cannabis factory was discovered in a town.


Vehicle repair shop in coastal town targeted by youths in crimial damage spree

Vehicle repair shop in coastal town targeted by youths in crimial damage spree

Vehicle repair shop in coastal town targeted by youths in crimial damage spree

16 May 2024

A car dealership in a coastal was targeted by youths in a series of criminal damage incidents.


‘We shouldn't have to turn our home into Fort Boyard’: Theft victims speak out after second incident

‘We shouldn't have to turn our home into Fort Boyard’: Theft victims speak out after second incident

‘We shouldn't have to turn our home into Fort Boyard’: Theft victims speak out after second incident

16 May 2024

A couple who were left thousands of pounds out of pocket when power tools were stolen from a van have been targeted again in an attempted break-in.


Large cordon in place in town centre

Large cordon in place in town centre

Large cordon in place in town centre

16 May 2024

A cordon is in place in a town centre due to a police-led incident.


Changes needed as Suffolk’s probation service handed requires improvements rating

Changes needed as Suffolk’s probation service handed requires improvements rating

Changes needed as Suffolk’s probation service handed requires improvements rating

16 May 2024

Changes are needed at Suffolk’s probation service to help support offenders to stay away from crime, a report has said.


Mapped: West Suffolk crimes by street in your neighbourhood

Mapped: West Suffolk crimes by street in your neighbourhood

Mapped: West Suffolk crimes by street in your neighbourhood

16 May 2024

This map illustrates the latest police crime data issued for West Suffolk including Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket and Haverhill.


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