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Suffolk’s senior police officers are to review their presence at “key locations” following the terrorist incident at Westminster this afternoon.

A 75-year-old man who was caught by a police internet sting after he tried to meet a child for sex has walked free from court after a judge decided not to send him straight to prison.

A drink-driving music teacher has been banned from the road after being caught on the A12 while more than twice the drink-drive limit.

A burglar who was part of a gang that vandalised an Ipswich town centre cafe has been given a suspended prison sentence.

A man has been given a suspended jail term and been put on the sex offenders’ register for seven years after sniffing a 15-year-old girl’s neck in an Ipswich shopping centre.

An Ipswich man who claimed he had a 14 inch kitchen knife on him for protection after someone tried to stab him has been jailed for nearly four months.

An Ipswich minicab driver has been given a community order, a driving ban and must pay more than £2,000 after touting for a fare and stealing a £450 phone belonging to a teenage female.

A Lowestoft couple who set up a cannabis factory in their bungalow have been given prison sentences totalling 50 months.

A woman who was allegedly attacked by a stranger as she waited for a train at a deserted Suffolk railway station has denied that her account of what happened was “pure imagination and fantasy”.

A carer for a terminally ill man allegedly stole his bank card and used it to withdraw nearly £3,000 from his account, a court has heard.

A 31-year-old man from Essex has been charged with seven offences including child abduction.

Suffolk Constabulary has defended its use of cautions after 3,700 were issued in less than two years for offences including child sex crimes, hundreds of serious assaults and Class A drug dealing.

An Ipswich man attempted to rape a woman as she was waiting for a train at a deserted Suffolk railway station, it has been alleged.

A drink-driver who collided with a police car before driving off has been banned for 16 months.

A peeping Tom has been banned from Ipswich after being caught in the act for a second time and breaching his sexual harm prevention order.

Two weeks ago, Chancellor Philip Hammond noted that this was his last Spring Budget as from now on budgets would be in autumn, writes Ipswich Borough Council leader David Ellesmere.

In just a single year, police had to look for 2,338 missing children in Suffolk in what the county’s police commissioner called “every parent’s worst nightmare”.

A man has finally been sentenced for a two-year-old burglary after spending 575 days on an electronic tag while under a night-time curfew.

For decades the victims of paedophile Paul Andrews have lived with the trauma and torment of the abuse he subjected them to as children.

Mildenhall 20-year-old Connor Petts had only been out of prison two days before his latest breach of the order, Ipswich magistrates heard.

A motorist who was responsible for a crash which left a woman with serious injuries has had his licence endorsed with six points after admitting careless driving.

Two young men who were suspected of being involved with drugs have lost more than £4,000 which police found them in possession of.

An RAF veteran died after under-pressure staff at a “very busy” Felixstowe Boots pharmacy supplied him with another patient’s prescription, an inquest has heard.

An electrician who claims he was pushed off the promenade at Felixstowe on to the beach and then hit over the head as he tried to climb back up during a confrontation with another man has denied being the aggressor during the incident.

The Conservative Party has been fined £70,000 by the Electoral Commission for failing to accurately report its election expenses.

A Colchester man who raped and sexually assaulted a schoolboy while he was babysitting for him two decades ago has been jailed for eight years.

A Colchester labourer who lost his temper and punched a parking attendant who was about to give him a parking ticket has walked free from court after a judge decided not to send him straight to prison.

Suffolk legal history was made today with the conviction of a 76-year-old Ipswich man for child sex offences dating back 60 years.

A robber who held up an Ipswich Co-op with a water pistol in a sock tried to avoid being sent to prison by saying he wanted to join ISIS, a court heard.

In just a single year, police had to look for 2,338 missing children in Suffolk in what the county’s police commissioner called “every parent’s worst nightmare”.

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