141218 Safer Rider workshops 2019

The following is a Police Connect message. Motorcyclists across Suffolk are being given the opportunity to improve their riding skills and to have better awareness and ability while on the road at ‘Safe Rider’ motorcycle workshops to be held in 2019. Safe Rider is a joint initiative between Suffolk and Norfolk Constabularies aimed at reducing […]

071218 Public urged to be vigilant when purchasing a bicycle this Christmas

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are urging the public to be vigilant when purchasing new or second-hand bikes this Christmas. This warning to shoppers is being issued as unsuspecting buyers may purchase a stolen bike without realising. Detective Inspector Andrew Smethurst said: “In the run-up to Christmas, many shoppers will be looking […]

291118 Drink/drug driving at Christmas – #NotTheUsualSuspects

The following is a Police Connect message. “Not all drink-drivers this Christmas will be young men” – that is the message from Norfolk and Suffolk Constabularies as both forces prepare to launch their winter campaigns. This is in support of the national drink-drive operation, reminding people that it is not always the ‘the usual suspects’ […]

281118 – Rural burglaries – Saxmundham area

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are appealing for witnesses following reports of suspicious vehicles and activities in rural locations near to Saxmundham.   A vehicle was driven around the grounds to a rural property in Little Glemham sometime between 6pm Monday 26 and 7am Tuesday 27 November.  A workshop was entered by […]

271118 – Countywide – New officers and cameras to combat speeding motorists

The following is a Police Connect message. 271118 – Countywide – New officers and cameras to combat speeding motorists   Suffolk Police has been provided with extra resources to tackle the issue of speeding in the county, in the form of additional enforcement officers and new cameras. This follows Road Safety Week which ran from […]

221118 Police officer cold caller scam

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are urging residents to be vigilant to cold callers claiming to be police officers following two incidents in the east of the county.      On Monday 12 November an elderly female victim in Lowestoft received a call on from someone claiming to be a Colchester based […]

201118- Theft from vehicles – Tunstall

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are reminding motorists to remove belongings from their vehicles and to ensure they are locked after two vehicles were broken into at locations in Tunstall Forest area.  On Sunday 18 November between 9.30am and 11am two vehicles were broken into.  Windows were smashed to gain entry.  A […]

191118 Renewed appeal to trace prisoner – Hollesley Bay

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are renewing appeals to trace a Hollesley Bay prisoner who has been missing since Friday 9th November. Gerry Sergeant, aged 61, was due to return to the prison at 8pm on Friday 9 November, after being released on temporary licence to attend a work placement in Bury St […]

141118 – Darsham – A12 Currently Closed in both directions

The following is a Police Connect message. A man has died following a single-vehicle road traffic incident in Darsham.   Police were called by the Ambulance Service at 10.35am this morning, Wednesday 14 December, reporting that a white Ford Transit van had left the road on the A12, around 50 metres south of the level […]

141118 – Theft of Fuel – Butley

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are urging residents and businesses to be vigilant in respect to security especially those living in rural locations.   This follows the theft of approximately 300 litres of red diesel fuel stolen from an agricultural bowser located in a field in a rural location near Butley.  The […]