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A man who held a woman prisoner in his Suffolk home and raped her has been banned by a judge from returning to the county following his release from a 10 year prison sentence.

A 70-year-old former BT worker from Felixstowe, who was a safeguarding officer at his church, has been given a suspended prison sentence for downloading child porn.

A boat owner who crashed into a moored motor cruiser on Oulton Broad while travelling at nearly five times the speed limit resulting in his partner and one of his children being thrown into the water has been given a suspended prison sentence.

The jury has been discharged in the case of an Ipswich man accused of a violent burglary after new evidence not disclosed to the defence was submitted by the prosecution.

An “attention seeking” 24-year-old woman with a history of threatening to jump off bridges on the A14 is back behind bars after her latest breach of a court order banning her from going near bridges in Suffolk.

A man who robbed a man in the corridor of a Suffolk block of flats while pointing a replica Glock handgun at him has been jailed for 72 months.

A man who was exposed in a sting by vigilante paedophile hunters will be sentenced next month.

A Suffolk mother-of-two and a 68-year-old man have admitted cheating the public revenue by failing to pay thousands of pounds of tax.

A nightmare neighbour from Bures who has breached court orders 28 times has had his latest sentencing hearing adjourned to allow him to be assessed by a psychiatrist.

A jilted Colchester bodyguard who stalked his ex-partner and posted intimate photographs of her on a swinger’s website has been jailed for four years.

A Felixstowe pizza delivery driver was chased round his car by a youth firing ball bearings from a catapult, a court has heard.

A 51-year-old benefit cheat who was overpaid £26,000 has been sentenced to a six month supervision order.

A man who stole more than £3,000 from a woman has been warned that all sentencing options will be open to the court when he is sentenced next month.

An Ipswich computer repairer who downloaded child porn has walked free from court after a judge decided not to send him straight to prison.

A nightmare neighbour who has breached court orders 28 times has been jailed for 38 weeks after losing his appeal against five breaches of a restraining order.

A former bank worker who was arrested after a sting by vigilante paedophile hunters who set up a fake online profile of a 15-year-old girl has walked free from court after a judge decided not to send him straight to prison.

A burglar who stole from his next door neighbour after climbing through a gap in the loft of his Ranelagh Road home has walked free from court.

An Ipswich man who harassed his wife by sending her scores of text messages after their 29 year relationship ended has been fined £1,000.

A university student who sexually assaulted two women while they were on a night out in Lowestoft has been sentenced to 27 months youth detention.

One of Britain’s most renowned harpists, who lives in Suffolk, has been charged with sexually abusing a teenage boy.

A Saxmundham man will be sentenced next month after admitting money laundering.

A man who was spared jail for a robbery in which he threatened to break the fingers of a petrol station worker in January has today been locked up after police found him in possession of a knife and bolt croppers in Ipswich marina.

A burglar who broke into the home of a 93-year-old woman a month after being released from prison for another break-in is back behind bars after a judge jailed him for 28 months.

A labourer who denied raping a woman after following her in Colchester has admitted sexually assaulting her on the first day of his trial.

A cleaner who stole cash and jewellery from frail, elderly clients including a 94-year-old woman has been ordered to pay back £2,800.

A rapist is back in jail for beating and imprisoning a woman with learning disabilities – restraining her with such force that her shoulder dislocated.

The jury in the trial of a Colchester bodyguard accused of stalking his ex-partner and posting intimate pictures of her on a swinger’s website is expected to retire to consider its verdicts tomorrow.

A 52-year-old man from Buxhall, near Stowmarket, has pleaded guilty to grievous bodily harm and false imprisonment of a woman in November last year.

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 51-year-old mother-of-two who stole more than £14,000 from her former employer over a period of six years has walked free from court after a judge decided not to send her straight to prison.

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