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In his latest column, Suffolk police chief constable GARETH WILSON looks at the highs and lows of policing at Christmas - and how you can prevent yourself becoming a victim of crime during the festive season.

The independent body responsible for triple murderer David McGreavy’s release has insisted it will never free dangerous criminals until it is “convinced” it is safe to do so.

Therese Coffey

Two motorists were arrested overnight and more than a dozen drivers were stopped, as the winter drink and drug driving campaign continues.

A warning has been issued to householders following reports of scam calls being made in relation to council tax in Waveney.

Waveney District Council

An ex-teacher has been jailed for 10 years after engaging in sexual activity with two female pupils.

Ipswich Crown Court

Witnesses are being sought after a man was verbally assaulted in Lowestoft.

Lowestoft Police

A Suffolk couple have denied being in charge of a dangerously out of control animal after a landowner was allegedly bitten on the thigh by their bulldog.

Ipswich Crown Court

A woman who was tormented by an abusive former partner has revealed how she was raped by her former husband, as a domestic violence campaign continues.

A 52-year-old man from West Yorkshire has been given a suspended prison sentence for grooming offences against a teenage girl from north Suffolk.

Suffolk Police

A man accused of taking a marked police van from outside a station, which was later found abandoned 15 miles away, is due to stand trial next year.

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.

Tim Passmore

The number of fixed-penalty notices (FPNs) issued to cyclists in Norfolk has fallen dramatically over the past two years, new figures have revealed.

Norfolk Police

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

Suffolk police

A gang which committed more than 200 burglaries across the eastern region over an 11-month period, carried out almost 100 of the raids in Norfolk.

Norwich

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

Carlton Colville

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

The trial of a man accused of setting light to a flat above a Suffolk newsagents has been adjourned until next April.

Ipswich Crown Court

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.

Norwich Crown Court

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

Peugeot

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.

NHS

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

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

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