Newmarket man jailed for spate of thefts

A prolific Newmarket thief who admitted stealing more than £400 worth of goods from town shops in just eight days in January, has been jailed.

Jacob Yarrow, 39, of Briscoe Way, Lakenheath, escaped a jail term

Lakenheath man with over 200 child abuse images, drugs and weapons escapes jail

A man caught with more than 200 indecent images of children, 64 of which were categorised as the most serious, as well as thousands of pounds worth of drugs and four weapons, has escaped a jail term.

Twenty-three-year-old Ayodele Adeleke pleaded guilty to possession of heroin with intent to supply

Newmarket High Street drug dealer locked up for five years

A drug dealer caught by police with heroin and crack cocaine at an address in Newmarket High Street has been jailed.

Suffolk Police acting  control room manager Phil Quickenden has been shortlisted for the first APD Control Room Awards

Suffolk Police supervisor listed in first UK emergency control room awards

A Suffolk Police supervisor has been shortlisted in the first national awards for emergency services’ control room staff.

Kevin Hill, 51, had also been prohibited from making contact with the woman under the terms of a restraining order, Ipswich Crown Court heard.

Newmarket man who called ex-girlfriend 11 times despite court ban avoids jail

A Newmarket man who threatened his ex-partner with violence after ignoring a court order banning him from going near her has escaped a jail term.

Ipswich Crown Court

Lakenheath man had more than 200 indecent child images

A 39-year-old man from Lakenheath who had more than 200 indecent images of children has been given a 10 month jail sentence, suspended for two years.

Suffolk Trading Standards no cold calling area sign

Warning of door-to-door ‘rehab’ scam

Suffolk Trading Standards is warning people not to buy from doorstep salesmen claiming to be ex-prisoners trying to ‘mend their ways’.

Ipswich Crown Court

Man made 13 calls to ex-partner in spite of ban

A man who threatened his ex-partner after ignoring a court order banning him from going near her Mildenhall home has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Lauri Love

Latest: Alleged hacker Lauri Love wins appeal against extradition to USA

Alleged hacker Lauri Love has today won his High Court appeal not to be extradited to the USA.

A 1980 mark two Ford Escort 1300GT stolen in Freckenham

Classic car stolen in daylight in Freckenham

A cherished classic car was stolen from beside a busy road in daylight this morning.

Terry Jones, 32, tried to snatch bags from a 17-year-old girl and a 62-year-old  woman within minutes of each other

Mildenhall man who threatened a 17- and 62-year-old with a hammer is jailed

A man armed with a hammer who attempted to carry out two robberies in Mildenhall has been jailed.

Richard Palmer, who operated from a forecourt in Hammond Close, pleaded guilty to eight charges.

£30k scam puts Newmarket car dealer in jail

A Newmarket car dealer has been jailed for four years after scamming customers out of more than £30,000.

Before he died, 80-year-old Christopher Abrey said he had never been warned by his employers about the dangers of asbestos or been provided with a protective mask.

Mildenhall electrician dies from cancer after being exposed to asbestos

A retired electrician died from cancer after being exposed to asbestos, an inquest has heard.

If you're caught behind the wheel on your phone you face a 200 fine along with six points on your licence.

Week long crackdown by Suffolk Police to target drivers using phones starts today

Suffolk Police will be targeting drivers using their mobile phones behind the wheel in a week long crackdown.

Police have appealed for witnesses

Driver of stolen van admits driving offences after A11 police chase

A 28-year-old man has admitted dangerous and drink-driving following a police pursuit on the A11 on Saturday.

The damage done by ramraiders at Fordham's Co-op

Fordham's Carter Street Co-op latest target by ramraiders

Fordham's Co-op has become the latest to be targeted by ramraiders.
The attempted robbery happened at some point between 6am and 6.09am on January 3 in Valley Way, Newmarket.

Woman held at knife point as man tries to rob her in Newmarket

A 21-year-old woman was threatened with a knife in Newmarket yesterday by a man who tried to rob her.
Deborah Steel, former landlady of the Royal Standard public house, went missing 20 years ago

Police ask for public's help in finding Ely landlady who disappeared 20 years ago

Police are re-appealing for the public’s help in solving the disappearance of a woman in Ely 20 years ago.

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Lawyers tell of toll on paedophile doctor Myles Bradbury's victims

Paedophile doctor Myles Bradbury’s victims have been permanently damaged, according to the lawyers who have secured damages for them.

Four Fordham houses were targeted in ten days

Engagement ring among jewellery stolen in Fordham crimewave

Fordham residents have been warned to make sure their ‘home security is robust’ after a spate of burglaries in the village.

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