251018 Treat others with fun not frights this Halloween

The following is a Police Connect message. Suffolk residents are being reminded to display Halloween posters in their homes to let trick-or-treaters know if they are welcome or not. Halloween should be a fun celebration, with children enjoying dressing up as ghosts, witches or other assorted monsters, and visiting neighbouring householders happy to hand over […]

241018 – Hollesley Bay absconder – Anthony Smith

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are appealing for help in tracing a Hollesley Bay prisoner who has absconded. Anthony Smith, aged 46, was reported missing to police yesterday, Tuesday 23 October after being absent from a roll call. He is serving an eight year, six month sentence for burglary. He is described […]

181018 Hollesley Bay absconder – Dean Maguire

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are appealing for help in tracing a Hollesley Bay prisoner who has absconded. Dean Maguire, aged 26, was reported missing to police last night, Wednesday 17 October after being absent from a roll call at 8pm. He is serving a three year, nine month sentence for burglary. […]

111018 Appeal to return property to its owners

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are issuing photographs of items of stolen property in an effort to return them to the rightful owners.   Following a recent search of an address in the Mildenhall area, officers recovered a number of items of property which are believed to have been stolen. These include […]

081018 Hollesley Bay absconder located

The following is a Police Connect message. Police searching for a man who had absconded from Hollesley Bay prison in August have located him. 34-year-old Aaron Johnson, serving a nine year sentence for robbery, wounding and assault, was reported missing to police on Friday 17 August. Johnson had been granted a special purpose temporary licence to […]

260918 – Man jailed after admitting 25 burglary offences

The following is a Police Connect message. A 36-year-old man has been jailed for 5 years and 4 months after being charged with 25 burglary offences in Suffolk and Norfolk.                      Frank Benet, of no fixed abode, appeared before King’s Lynn Crown Court, Tuesday 25 September where he was convicted of burglary offences carried out […]

200918 Prisoner absconds from Hollesley Bay

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are appealing for help in tracing a Hollesley Bay prisoner who has absconded. Stephen King, aged 27, was reported missing to police this morning, Thursday 20 September after he was last seen for a roll call at 7.30am. He is serving an eight year sentence for wounding […]

180918 – Operation Sceptre – Week of action to #StopKnifeCrime

The following is a Police Connect message. #StopKnifeCrime is the central message of the national week of action, Operation Sceptre, which is being actively supported by Suffolk Constabulary.   Taking place between Tuesday 18 September and Monday 24 September, the campaign aims to highlight the risks that carrying a bladed weapon can bring, as well […]

180918 – Rural Policing Team target hare-coursing in day of action

The following is a Police Connect message. Suffolk Constabulary’s Rural Policing Team, working together with other police forces across the Eastern region in Operation Galileo, had a successful day of action highlighting and disrupting rural crime, focusing on hare-coursing.   The rural team were joined by additional officers and also a police volunteer on 14th […]

170918 – Police support national mobile phone campaign

The following is a Police Connect message. Police in Suffolk will be targeting drivers who text and talk behind the wheel as part of a week-long enforcement campaign.   Operation Ringtone will run from today, Monday 17 September, until Sunday 23 September, coinciding with a nationwide campaign led by the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC). […]