A 75-year-old Ipswich man who was arrested for child sex offences dating back more than 30 years after a member of the victim’s family saw him refereeing a children’s football match has been given a suspended prison sentence.
A sentencing hearing for four men involved in the supply of class A drugs on the streets of Ipswich over a period of more than a year has been adjourned because of restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic.
A drug addict who burgled the flat of an 80-year-old man who had tried to help him with his problems was photographed by a neighbour as he climbed down a ladder with the pensioner’s television, a court has heard.
A beggar who was banned from loitering anywhere in Colchester after he was caught asking the public for money has been fined and ordered to pay costs of £100 for breaching the order by asking passers-by for a cigarette.
The judge and barristers in the trial of four people accused of murdering a 22-year-old found dead in Ipswich’s River Gipping have spent the morning checking technology at Ipswich Crown Court which will allow the trial to be spread over two courtrooms.