Man in court over eight Ipswich burglaries

A man has appeared in court in connection with eight burglaries which took place in the space of a week in Ipswich.

Darren Broome, of Admiralty Road, Great Yarmouth, was arrested on Sunday evening on suspicion of eight burglaries - the first of which happened in Cambridge Drive, between 10.30am and 11.30am, on Monday, October 11.

The 33-year-old is also charged with burglary in Martin Road, between 6.40pm and 11.20pm on Tuesday, October 12; two counts of burglary in Kesteven Road, between 12pm and 4pm on Wednesday, October 13; burglary in Gippeswyk Avenue, between 7.30am and 5pm on Wednesday 13th October; burglary in Columbine Gardens, between 8pm on Thursday, October 14 and 8.30am on Friday October 15; burglary in Belstead Road, between 3.30pm and 5.30pm on Friday, October 15; another burglary count in Belstead Road at 5.40pm on Sunday, October 17.

Broome appeared at the South East Suffolk Magistrates’ Court this morning.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Ipswich Crown Court at 10am on October 28 for a committal hearing.


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A woman has also been charged with handling stolen goods in connection with four Ipswich burglaries.

Lea’Anne Moss, 26, of Emmanuel Close, Ipswich, was arrested in the town on Sunday evening.

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She was interviewed, charged with four counts of handling stolen goods and bailed to appear at the South East Suffolk Magistrates’ Court at 10am next Wednesday.

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