Beccles and Bungay Crime

Yesterday, 18:51

Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) has revealed no intention of weighing in on fire service business, despite government assent for more collaboration on decision making.

The East of England has seen the number of people caught drug-driving soar by more than 400 per cent in the last two years - with Suffolk topping the table with 715 offenders caught in 2017.

A 44-year-old man has been charged with a public order offence after an incident at a building society in Halesworth.

An Audi A4 was set alight in an arson attack late last night.

Suffolk Police

Police are hunting a man who exposed himself to a dog walker.

Suffolk Police

A man who was missing for more than a week has been charged in connection with an incident of arson in Halesworth.

A Lowestoft police officer has been nominated for a national bravery award.

Officers are appealing for help in finding a wanted man who is on the sex offenders register.

Two drivers who raced each other at up to 130mph on the A47 have kept their licences following what a court heard was a “moment of madness”.

Norfolk police

An early morning arson spree saw three wheelie bins set alight just streets apart.

A woman who had three chainsaw carved sculptures stolen from her garden has appealed for the animals to be brought back in one piece.

Norfolk police

A 36-year-old man has been charged in connection with a Lowestoft burglary along with a string of similar offences.

An array of jewellery has been stolen during a burglary in Lowestoft.

Drink and drug drivers will be targeted by police over the course of the next month as part of a summer campaign in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Norfolk Police

Suffolk’s rural communities are being encouraged to have their say as a survey seeks to “ensure the voice of the countryside is heard”.

Residents are being urged to stay vigilant as part of Scams Awareness Month.

Suffolk County Council

A police officer is still recovering at home after he was involved in a crash with a motorcycle.

Police are still hunting those responsible for two sexual assaults in Lowestoft.

Two teenagers from Beccles have been arrested after a policeman was left seriously injured in a collision.

Suffolk Police

A man in his 30s has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after police and fire services were called to a crash in Blyford.

Suffolk Police

Police say they are “keeping an open mind” on whether two sexual assaults in Lowestoft are linked.

Three Ukrainian nationals who were convicted of attempting to smuggle 19 migrants into the UK on a hired yacht have been jailed.

Suffolk Police

Officers are asking for help in tracing a man who is wanted in connection with burglary.

Suffolk Police

Police have appealed for witnesses after two horses were injured by a dog on Kessingland beach, leading to one of the riders breaking their arm.

Two cars were stolen after a house was broken into in Gisleham, near Lowestoft.


Hundreds of women in Norfolk at risk of domestic violence were given details of their partner’s abusive history last year.

Footage captured by a man on Garden Close reveals the scale of the police presence in Bungay after a man made threats with a “bladed article”.

Suffolk Police

Armed police were deployed after a man made threats with a “bladed article” following a suspected road rage incident.

Retailers are being warned to be extra vigilant after a spate of reports were made to police regarding fake £20 notes.

Two men have been arrested after police discovered a cannabis factory in Lowestoft.

Suffolk police

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Yesterday, 22:00

Thousands of homes across Suffolk sit empty despite a national shortage in housing, new figures reveal.

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A “massive nosebleed” prompted a missing person search after a patch of blood was found on a walkway near Beccles Quay.

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Suffolk Police
Fri, 07:00

A song written to help a talented Beccles DJ through his cancer battle has been released in his memory and played out to the world on Radio 1.

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Fri, 17:08

A 44-year-old man has been charged with a public order offence after an incident at a building society in Halesworth.

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Wed, 11:35

A man who was missing for more than a week has been charged in connection with an incident of arson in Halesworth.

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