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A gang of burglars who were caught after they were photographed sitting in a parked car waiting for the owner of a house in Colchester to go out have been jailed for a total of 12 years.

Following the call, staff at Stowmarket police station looked out of a window and saw Roy Messenger standing on a path leading to the front door holding a carrier bag, Ipswich Crown Court heard.

The treasurer of a Suffolk sports and social club who stripped it of virtually all its funds has been jailed for two years.

An Ipswich burglar will be sentenced next month after going on a “drive round” with police to identify other properties he has broken into.

A woman who was seen acting suspiciously in the visitors’ room at a Suffolk prison was allegedly seen to remove a package containing drugs out of her waistband as she was taken away to be searched, a court has heard.

A Felixstowe man brandished a pruning saw during a late night fight with neighbours at a block of flats in the town, a court has heard.

A Suffolk teenager accused of aggravated vehicle taking has been given “one last chance” to have a pre-sentence report prepared on him by the probation service before he is sentenced next month.

A Suffolk man who bombarded his ex partner with 100 unpleasant text messages and missed calls has been jailed for four months.

A Felixstowe man who was given a curfew as part of a suspended prison sentence for dangerous driving on the A12 has been fined £200 for breaching the order.

A driver who collided with a man who “bounced” off the bonnet of his car has been given a suspended prison sentence.

A Suffolk dog owner accused of threatening and trying to bribe a man who was bitten by his dog in a bid to get him to drop the charges against him has been convicted by a jury.

An Ipswich man accused of committing offences of indecency with a schoolgirl more than three decades ago has been cleared by a jury.

A man who was towing a stolen caravan which overturned on the A12 causing long tailbacks has been jailed for six months.

An Ipswich man accused of committing offences of indecency with a schoolgirl more than three decades ago has denied the allegations.

The jury in the trial of a Suffolk dog owner accused of threatening and trying to bribe a man who was bitten by his dog in a bid to get him to drop the charges against him has retired to consider its verdicts.

A judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of an Ipswich woman after she failed to turn up for a hearing at Ipswich Crown Court today.

A Suffolk plumber accused of punching and kicking a man before driving at him with such force that he ended up in a ditch has been cleared by a jury.

A man from Ipswich has avoided an immediate jail term after brandishing a baseball on a petrol station forecourt in the town.

A man who was involved in a fraud in which an Ipswich woman in her 70’s lost her life savings will be sentenced next month after being convicted by a jury.

A Suffolk van driver accused of punching and kicking another driver, before driving at him with such force that he ended up in a ditch, has described the alleged victim as “screaming and growling like an animal” during the incident.

A man who was arrested during a police operation which targeted drug dealing in Ipswich has been given a suspended prison sentence.

A 41-year-old former Lowestoft man will be sentenced next month after admitting two offences of attempted sexual communication with a child.

An Ipswich man has denied committing offences of indecency with a schoolgirl more than three decades ago.

A Suffolk dog owner tried to bribe a man who was bitten by his dog into dropping the charges against him, it has been alleged.

Police who carried out a drug raid at a house in Ipswich saw wraps of heroin and crack cocaine being prepared on a bed, a court has heard.

A Suffolk van driver punched and kicked another van driver before driving at him with such force that he ended up in a ditch, it has been alleged.

A man suffered cuts on his head during an attack with a plastic pole, a court has heard.

A drunk man who asked police to arrest a group of men he accused of being racist and was then arrested after allegedly making racist comments himself has been cleared by a jury.

A 51-year-old benefit cheat who was overpaid £26,000 has been ordered to pay a £16,660 confiscation order.

An Ipswich woman accused of stealing her mother’s bank card and using it to make cash withdrawals and payments totalling more than £300 has been cleared of theft by a jury.

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