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Forest Heath: Four people charged after policing operation

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A PRO-ACTIVE policing operation targeting burglars saw four people charged.

Six teams of officers carried out warrants across the Forest Heath district on Friday while PCSOs provided reassurance to local communities following a rise in domestic burglaries.

A total of 10 warrants were executed and seven arrests were made during the day in conjunction with countywide initiative, Operation Drawbridge, aimed at reducing burglaries.

Two men were charged with burglary, one man with theft and a woman was charged with receiving stolen goods and are due before court later this month.

A 53-year-old woman, from Brandon, who was arrested on suspicion of cultivation of cannabis and possession with intent to supply, has been bailed until February 1.

A 28-year-old woman, from Newmarket, who was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply has been released on bail to February 5.

A 30-year-old man, from Mildenhall, was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply and has been bailed until February 9.

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The mother of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague says she would rather be “waiting for a phone call than not” despite the agony of what news from the landfill site means.

Two people suffered the effects of cold after their dinghy capsized in water off Wrabness, near Harwich.

A 25-year-old man who died in a car crash in Long Melford was driving at more than double the speed limit at almost twice the drink drive limit, while on his mobile phone with defective tyres on his car, an inquest has heard.

The manager of an Essex pub that has been banned from holding outdoor music events due to noise complaints has spoken of the “ongoing battle” staff have faced with neighbours and councillors.

A former Suffolk Sea Cadet instructor who was given a suspended prison sentence after he had sex with a 15-year-old girl has been locked up for six months after he broke a court order banning him from having unsupervised contact with any other young girls.

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