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). […]

310818 – More than 1,000 drivers caught speeding in campaign

The following is a Police Connect message. More than 1,100 drivers were caught speeding during a week-long enforcement campaign in Suffolk this month.   Officers from the Norfolk and Suffolk Roads Policing Unit and vans from the Suffolk Safety Camera Partnership were deployed across the county to carry out checks as part of a week-long […]

310818 – Police plans in place for East Anglian derby

The following is a Police Connect message. Members of the public are reminded to plan their travel in Ipswich ahead of this week’s derby match between Ipswich Town and Norwich City on Sunday 2 September at Portman Road.   Police are encouraging both sets of fans to arrive at the ground early in order to […]

240818 – Southwold – appeal after boat is stolen

The following is a Police Connect message. Issue Date: 24/08/2018 Officers are appealing for witnesses or information after a boat and trailer was stolen in Southwold. The incident took place in Southwold Harbour, Blackshore on Monday 13 August. The Ribeye boat, which included an outboard engine, was on its trailer in the harbour. A wheel-clamp […]

200818 – Alarm company cold calling

The following is a Police Connect message. Police are reminding members of public to check the following advice if they are considering installing an intruder alarm: https://www.suffolk.police.uk/sites/suffolk/files/alarmsystems.pdf   We do not recommend responding to cold calls from companies.  Always obtain three quotes from companies you have selected and take the time to choose an alarm system that meets […]