Michael Steward

Drug crime in Colchester has increased by 25% over the past five years against a national drop in offences, according to latest figures.

A man has been charged after two kilograms of cocaine, cash and a Range Rover were seized following an undercover police operation in a Suffolk village.

A newly-launched police team dedicated to making Suffolk 'a hostile environment for criminals' has racked up 100 arrests.

More than 4,500 bicycles have been stolen in Suffolk over the past three years, new figures have revealed.

A 68-year-old Suffolk man charged with rape will appear at crown court next month.

A Suffolk man has offered £40,000 to his son's killer so his grandchildren can grow up together in the UK.

A Suffolk man who admitted possessing cocaine, cannabis and psychoactive substance chloroethcathinone worth thousands of pounds will be sentenced next month.

An Ipswich 22-year-old has denied stealing more than £29,000 from another man over 18 months.

A drug-driver who crashed a Mercedes after being chased by police on the A14 and A11 will be sentenced next month.

A man has denied inflicting grevious bodily harm following an alleged road rage incident in Stowmarket.

A blind woman was left "helpless and disorientated" when a bull terrier attacked her guide dog in Ipswich town centre, a court heard.

A Suffolk man accused of making threats to kill and possessing a shotgun without a certificate has been remanded in custody ahead of an appearance at crown court.

A series of public meetings giving Suffolk residents the chance to quiz the county's chief of police and its crime commissioner will be held in September and October.

A man who punched the landlord of a popular Suffolk pub after a night of drinking has been fined.

A pilot project aimed at reducing demand on emergency and health services by providing extra support to vulnerable people has been launched by police and the region's mental health trust.

Young people are being increasingly targeted to act as "money mules" by criminals through social media, it has been warned.

An increase in violent and drug offences drove a 16% rise in crime on the region's railways last year, according to a new report.

Two men killed after an early morning crash in Suffolk yesterday were aged in their 20s and from the Newmarket area, police have confirmed.

A woman went into a bank and tried to transfer £3,000 following a bogus telephone call from someone claiming to be from HMRC.

Only one in 20 serious sexual offence cases in Suffolk were solved in the past year, a new report has revealed.

Community leaders in Newmarket have expressed their sadness after two men were killed following a car crash in the town.

Two separate reports of children being approached at play areas in Bury St Edmunds have been made to police.

A stretch of the A14 which was closed by police this afternoon following concerns for the welfare of a man has been reopened.

A woman arrested in connection with the discovery of a cannabis factory near Stowmarket has been released under investigation.

A woman in her 70s was headbutted by a man in an unprovoked attack near Colchester.

Police were called to a Suffolk village yesterday following the sudden death of a woman.

Rail services between Sudbury and Marks Tey have been suspended due to a train fault.

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital following a crash in a Suffolk village this morning.

A pregnant mum who has not been seen since leaving Ipswich nearly a week ago with her two young children is still missing.

A recruitment drive is underway at Essex Police - with the force expecting its officer numbers to reach more than 3,200 by March 2020.

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