Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 12°C

min temp: 9°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Hollesley Bay: Absconded prisoner caught

Absconded prisoner caught

Absconded prisoner caught

Archant

A prisoner who absconded from Hollesley Bay prison more than two weeks ago has been caught.

shares

Lewis Powter, 30, was serving an indeterminate sentence for grievous bodily harm with intent for attacking a man with a 3ft machete in 2007. He was reported as no longer on the premises by the prison service on May 25 after he was not present for the 8pm roll call.

Powter was detained in the early hours of this morning, Monday June 9, by Cambridgeshire Police and is currently being held in custody.

shares

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other East Anglian Daily Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by East Anglian Daily Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique East Anglian Daily Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Polling stations open at 7am

Polling stations across the country are now open and will be open until 10pm tonight.

Launch of a new hospital bus by Framlingham Rotary Club's Hour Community project, with donations from the Mills Charity plus help of expertise from Community Action Suffolk. The bus will fill a need for rural hospital transport.

Hospital patients in rural Suffolk have been given a vital link to appointments thanks to the efforts of volunteers and generosity of fundraisers.

Delphi

One of west Suffolk’s biggest employers is planning to cut its workforce by almost a quarter, it has been revealed.

Campaigners highlighting the traffic problems on the A12 at Farnham

A Suffolk peer has urged the next government to make certain that a new nuclear power plant on the Suffolk coast comes with the promise of an A12 bypass.

Ipswich Academy.

Teachers could lose their jobs as bosses of Ipswich Academy look to make “significant” savings to balance its finances.

The result at Ipswich is expected to be close.

Politicians and their supporters across Suffolk and Essex are today mounting one last push to get out their votes with polling stations open for the General Election of 2015.

George Osborne visits Asda Colchester where he helps out with the Click and Collect service.  Pictured with Tom Adkins home shopping driver.

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne made one last trip to Colchester today in a desperate bid to beat the odds and win the seat for the Tories.

John Ball and his search and rescue dog Darcy are part of the UK's International Search and Rescue team which has now reached earthquake-hit Nepal. pic: Jessica Lea/DFID

A Suffolk rescue dog handler has spent the past week in earthquake-struck Nepal to help the international rescue mission.

The Election count at the Princes Theatre in the Town Hall in Clacton following last year's by-election

An army of council workers are preparing to spend tomorrow night sorting ballot papers and counting votes following a day of voting in Suffolk and north Essex.

Junction 22 of the A12 on a clear day.

A two-vehicle crash was blocking the A12 southbound at the Witham bypass.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages