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A Suffolk couple have denied being in charge of a dangerously out of control animal after a landowner was allegedly bitten on the thigh by their bulldog.

A 52-year-old man from West Yorkshire has been given a suspended prison sentence for grooming offences against a teenage girl from north Suffolk.

The trial of a man accused of setting light to a flat above a Suffolk newsagents has been adjourned until next April.

A woman who was left trapped in her car for two hours after being hit head-on by a drink driver said her life has been changed forever.

A man who downloaded child abuse images has been handed a suspended prison sentence.

A burglar who was wearing a balaclava when he broke into a Cash Converters shop in Bury St Edmunds and stole jewellery and watches worth more than £4,000 has been given a suspended prison sentence.

A 25-year-old man has been jailed for 14 months after he caught hiding ecstasy and cocaine inside Kinder Surprise Eggs at this year’s Latitude Festival.

The trial of an alleged rogue trader accused of fraud is due to take place in February next year.

A disgraced Suffolk teacher who sexually assaulted two teenage girls is facing a jail term when he is sentenced next month.

A man who is accused of fleeing the country after an alleged rape in Lowestoft has been arrested in Spain almost a year after the attack took place.

A man has appeared in court having been charged with stealing a marked police van among a raft of other offences.

A Suffolk pervert could be facing jail after uploading sick images of children online under the pseudonym ‘bbyboy’.

Lowestoft has been hit by a surge in violent crime, latest Home Office figures have revealed.

A vulnerable Suffolk man with physical and mental health problems who downloaded child porn has been given a suspended prison sentence.

A drug dealer’s younger brother has avoided joining him in prison, despite beating a cyclist round the head with a hammer.

A resident of a Lowestoft block of flats was rescued by the fire service and taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a neighbour deliberately started a fire outside his front door, it has been alleged.

A 19-year-old man who stole jewellery from the home of a retired Suffolk woman has been sentenced to two years youth detention.

A 35-year-old man has been charged with attempting to engage in sexual communication with a child.

A teenager has admitted charges in connection with a ram raid at a Suffolk food store during which a cash machine was ripped out.

A man who brandished a “Rambo-style” knife at his brother during a bust-up on a garage forecourt had taken a cocktail of drink and drugs, a court has heard.

A fantasist whose infatuation with a vet’s receptionist led to a harassment campaign deserved to be punished, senior judges have ruled.

A man has been charged with an imitation firearms offence following an incident in Lowestoft.

A prolific burglar who stole more than £25,000 worth of goods has been described as “determined and vindictive” by police.

A would-be burglar made two farcical failed attempts to break into an Aldi store, including attaching a cable to a stolen car and trying to force open the doors.

A Beccles man faces a number of charges, including obstructing police.

A Lakenheath man who had more than 150 indecent pictures and movies of children on his computer equipment has been given a suspended prison sentence.

A Suffolk car salesman – who pocketed more than £45,000 after falsely charging VAT to a customer – has been jailed.

A burglar who crashed a car after stealing it during a break-in at a house Diss has been jailed for three years.

Victims of abuse at a private school are only getting a fraction of compensation they had been promised. Today more ex-pupils come forward to tell of their anger.

A man found asleep in a loft while holding class A drugs between his legs and more than £2,000 in cash has been jailed for three and a half years for drug offences.

A “prolific offender” who stole a mobile phone and £70 in cash has been given two years custody.

A former University of East Anglia (UEA) lecturer has pleaded not guilty to two charges of raping a girl under the age of 13, and nine other offences against girls.

A Lowestoft woman obtained benefits of £60,000 after failing to inform the authorities that she owned a property in Spain, it has been alleged.

Victims said the horror of what they experienced at St George’s School in Norfolk and Suffolk still lives with them 40 years later.

A man from Waveney who stole a BMW X5 and a Range Rover Sport after taking the ignition keys during a burglary has had his sentencing hearing adjourned.

The trial of a 23-year-old man accused of murdering Lowestoft father Scott Tarrant is expected to take place in January.

Man jailed for drunken attack

Thursday, August 30, 2018

A Thetford man who punched and kicked a man in a late night attack in Bury St Edmunds has been jailed for 12 months by a judge who said that drunken violence would not be tolerated by the courts.

A man from Thetford who was part of a gang which tortured a vulnerable Suffolk man has been given a suspended prison sentence.

A man has been charged with burglary and aggravated vehicle theft in Diss.

A Suffolk nightclub DJ who denied sexually assaulting a woman while she was asleep has been unanimously cleared by a jury.

A Suffolk nightclub DJ has denied sexually assaulting a woman while she was asleep.

A man suffered a fractured cheekbone after being punched by a friend of former Norwich City player James Maddison, who thought he wasn’t showing the footballer enough respect, a court has heard.

A former law lecturer who fled the country before being convicted of possessing indecent images of children has reappeared in court charged with raping a girl under 13.

A 56-year-old man who was arrested in Romania almost three years after fleeing a Crown Court trial, has been returned to the United Kingdom and also charged with 11 additional offences.

A paedophile law lecturer who went on the run as he battled to evade justice has been arrested in Romania.

A 50-year-old Lowestoft man has ben charged with a trio of burglary offences in the town.

After an upturn in severe violent crime in Lowestoft and years of police cuts, Conor Matchett learned how local people are fearing the town is changing for the worst.

A man and a woman from near Diss have been charged with drug offences after being arrested when police stopped a car in Suffolk.

A former UKIP councillor has come under fire after declaring that he won’t turn his back on his friendship with an old colleague later convicted for murder.

A man has been charged with the burglary of two cars and an attempted burglary at a supermarket.

A diabetic man punched his wife and threatened to kill her after she woke him up to check he had injected himself with insulin, a court has heard.

A Suffolk man and woman are set to stand trial together for charges related to a string of alleged burglaries across the county.

Police have charged a man in connection with a robbery at a betting shop.

A Suffolk man who stole a bronze statue from a war memorial in a churchyard has been jailed for 30 months.

A Suffolk man has been cleared of causing death by careless driving on a Suffolk road.

A man has been cleared of charges of raping a 40-year-old woman he met online.

Celebrity barrister Judge Rinder examined the case of Adele Bellis on his ITV show Crime Stories on Tuesday, May 22.

Two car sales managers who were involved in a £343,000 fraud involving trade-in cars which were sold privately have been given jail sentences totalling more than seven years.

Two men have been jailed for a total of 23 years following an aggravated burglary in Lowestoft which left a man with significant gunshot injuries.

A man was found with indecent images of children despite his attempts to delete them to try to avoid detection, a court heard.

The trial of a 50-year-old Suffolk man accused of causing the death of a pedestrian by careless driving is due to take place next month.

A convicted rapist is facing a prison sentence after being convicted of raping and assaulting another woman.

A 63-year-old woman who caused a crash in which a motorcyclist suffered “catastrophic” injuries has been spared jail.

A Suffolk chef who was convicted by a jury of downloading indecent images of children has now admitted he was responsible for the offences, a court has heard.

A farmer who allowed 56 cattle to die in “disgusting” conditions on his farm has been given a suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay fines and costs of nearly £30,000.

A Suffolk man who was arrested after he was seen looking at images of children on a computer at a Suffolk library has been given a community order.

A man who stamped on an unconscious man’s head has been jailed for 15 months.

A 78-year-old man accused of killing his neighbour’s dog with a shotgun and then threatening to shoot its owner has been cleared by a jury.

A man accused of shooting and killing his neighbour’s pet told police he got his gun after seeing his neighbour’s dog attacking his own, a court has been told.

A witness in the trial of a man accused of shooting and killing his neighbour’s dog has told a court the gunshot went off in her ear and sounded “like a thunderclap”.

A man convicted for possessing and intending to supply crack cocaine and heroin has been sentenced to three years in jail.

A man who robbed a man at a cash point has walked free from court after a judge decided not to send him straight to prison.

A teenager who drove over a red traffic light at a busy junction where schoolchildren were waiting during a police chase has walked free from court after a judge decided not to send him straight into custody.

A Beccles man who sexually assaulted two schoolgirls has been jailed for four years.

A man, who allegedly had more than 300 indecent images of children on his mobile phone and computer equipment, told police he wasn’t responsible for downloading them, a court has heard.

A “world-famous” harpist who has performed for the Queen and several prime ministers was told by a judge that her reputation lay “in tatters” as he jailed her for sexually abusing a schoolboy in the 1980s.

A Lowestoft man serving a life sentence for arranging a savage acid attack on his ex-girlfriend has failed in a bid to clear his name.

A Lowestoft drug dealer has been jailed for more than three years after being caught with heroin, cocaine and cannabis.

A Lowestoft woman who stabbed her partner seven times with a knife during a row in the home they shared has walked free from court.

A man has been charged with intent to supply crack-cocaine and heroin following a successful stop-and-search by a specialised drugs team.

A man accused of attacking two men during a night out in Lowestoft has been cleared by a jury.

A former Suffolk teacher and a renowned harpist accused of sexually assaulting a schoolboy more than thirty years ago have been warned they are facing jail sentences after being convicted by a jury.

The jury in the trial of a former Suffolk teacher and a world renowned harpist accused of sexually assaulting a schoolboy boy more than 30 years ago is expected to continue its deliberations tomorrow.

A man underwent surgery to have a metal plate inserted in his face after he was attacked during a night out in Lowestoft, it has been alleged.

A man who was ordered to do unpaid work as part of a suspended prison sentence order for selling cannabis at Latitude music festival was back in court today after breaching the order.

Harpist denies sexually abusing schoolboy

Two men have been bailed after being charged in connection with an incident which saw a victim robbed in his own home.

Business leaders have warned that small firms in East Anglia could be left in jeopardy in the fall-out of construction giant Carillion’s collapse.

A mother whose son was allegedly sexually abused by a former teacher from Wymondham and his harpist girlfriend told a trial she had been “naive” and “stupid”.

A former teacher from Wymondham and his then-girlfriend, a world-renowned harpist, have been accused of sexually abusing a teenage boy in the 1980s, a trial has heard.

Police used a stinger device to stop the driver of a van following a pursuit on the A11 in Forest Heath and Thetford.

A world-renowned harpist who has played for the Queen and several prime ministers is on trial along with her former Norfolk partner accused of sexually abusing a schoolboy.

A Lowestoft man who downloaded more than 400 indecent images of children has been jailed for two years and six months.

A Suffolk charity which faced an uncertain future after its treasurer defrauded it of more than £200,000 is to get back more than £100,000 of the money.

A Suffolk pest control company which failed to store hazardous chemicals safely has been ordered to pay a fine and costs totalling more than £100,000.

Three Lowestoft men are due to appear in court next year charged with an aggravated burglary that left two men requiring hospital treatment.

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