Tom Potter Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. East Suffolk reporter firstname.lastname@example.org @TomPotterEADT Suffolk man accused of operating cannabis factory and laundering money 05:30 Tom Potter A Suffolk man has been accused of operating a cannabis factory from an address near Bury St Edmunds. Crime scene sleuths put forensic skills to test Mon, 16:06 Tom Potter Fourteen future crime scene investigators put their skills under the microscope for the regional heat of a UK contest. Scam utilities email and rogue fish sellers among latest consumer alerts Mon, 12:14 Tom Potter Be wary of scams, trading standards officers have warned - after a Suffolk resident received a convincing email claiming to be from a utility provider. Hundreds of otherwise unsolved crimes cleared up by 'TIC' unit Friday, July 12, 2019 Tom Potter Detectives have revealed how criminals are being brought to book for offences that might otherwise go unsolved - by using a tool known as TICs. Anti-knife crime charity spreads message to thousands in Ipswich Thursday, July 11, 2019 Tom Potter An anti-knife crime charity's message reached thousands of people at one of Suffolk's biggest music events. Would-be bag snatcher arrested after victim flagged down police Thursday, July 11, 2019 Tom Potter An Ipswich man has admitted drunkenly attempting to snatch a rucksack from a pedestrian who flagged down passing police for help. Alleged killer accused of murdering drug user after hearing he tried to rob dealer Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Tom Potter An alleged killer "mimicked the dying actions" of a man he stabbed with a foot-long machete on the streets of Ipswich after hearing he tried to rob another drug dealer, a murder trial has heard. Rogue traders targeting areas of Suffolk with aggressive sales tactics Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Tom Potter Authorities have warned residents of Ipswich and Mid Suffolk to beware of rogue traders using aggressive tactics to sell garden furniture. Man, 22, admits part in attempted ram raid on electric bicycle store Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Tom Potter A West Midlands man has admitted his part in a bungled ram raid on a cycle shop in Suffolk. Knifepoint robber jailed for holding up Ipswich convenience stores Tuesday, July 9, 2019 Tom Potter An armed robber has been jailed for five years for holding up two convenience stores at knifepoint in eight days. 'Danger to public' jailed for 'nightmare' attack in vulnerable man's home Tuesday, July 9, 2019 Tom Potter A violent intruder who used his fists, a stick, a bottle and a stereo to beat a vulnerable man has been jailed for at least seven-and-a-half years. Suspended sentence for man who broke into neighbouring jewellers Saturday, July 6, 2019 Tom Potter A man who caused thousands of pounds of damage breaking into two Felixstowe jewellers during a 'serious psychotic episode' has been handed a suspended jail sentence. Jail for angry drunk who headbutted and kicked volunteer police officer Friday, July 5, 2019 Tom Potter A man who headbutted a volunteer policeman before taking a run-up and kicking the defenceless officer in the head has been jailed for six years. Shoplifter jailed for breaking jaw of assistant who tried to intervene Friday, July 5, 2019 Tom Potter A shoplifter who broke the jaw of a supermarket worker who tried to stop him stealing has been jailed for more than two years. Level crossing crash driver spared jail for 'incredibly reckless risk' Thursday, July 4, 2019 Tom Potter A man who put lives at risk, including that of his baby daughter, by driving into the path of an oncoming freight train has avoided going straight to jail. Road reopens after seven-hour closure following fatal crash in Ipswich Wednesday, July 3, 2019 Tom Potter Police have reopened a road closed following a fatal collision in Ipswich this morning. 'Hopeless' drug addict jailed weeks after same judge gave him chance Wednesday, July 3, 2019 Tom Potter A 'hopeless' drug addict has been jailed by the judge who offered him a second chance just weeks before he crashed a stolen car. Woman in 50s killed in two-vehicle crash on Ipswich road Wednesday, July 3, 2019 Tom Potter A woman has died following a road collision in Ipswich. Man held in connection with gun shop raid Wednesday, July 3, 2019 Tom Potter Police have arrested a man on suspicion of burglary after firearms were stolen from a Colchester gun shop. Vandalised playgroup welcomes another donation Wednesday, July 3, 2019 Tom Potter A playgroup has been given another hand to put right damage caused by vandals. Arrest following armed robbery at Co-op branch Wednesday, July 3, 2019 Tom Potter Police arrested a man following an armed robbery in Braintree. Victims leave court with 'heads held high' as child abuse 'parasite' is jailed Tuesday, June 25, 2019 Tom Potter A child abuser described as 'vile, evil and utterly remorseless' has been jailed for 21 years for raping and sexually assaulting girls. Video Watch: Video appears to show keyless entry hacking device used to open locked car door Monday, June 24, 2019 Tom Potter Police are trying to trace a man caught on CCTV appearing to use a scanning device to break into a car in a matter of seconds. 'Vile, evil and utterly remorseless predator' guilty of child abuse Monday, June 24, 2019 Tom Potter A former law lecturer who abused young girls has been described as the most 'dangerous and vile' individual ever dealt with by senior investigators. Mother of racist attack victim in Woodbridge hits out at 'growing culture of intolerance' Sunday, June 23, 2019 Tom Potter The mother of a boy traumatised by an unprovoked racial attack in a Suffolk town has spoken out against entrenched intolerance. Boy rescued from car by firefighters on hot summer afternoon Sunday, June 23, 2019 Tom Potter Firefighters had to smash a car window to rescue a child left inside the vehicle in hot weather. Two cars collide on busy Ipswich junction Sunday, June 23, 2019 Tom Potter Two vehicles collided on a busy junction near Ipswich town centre. Rotary club donation helps playgroup repair damage caused by vandals Sunday, June 23, 2019 Tom Potter A Suffolk playgroup has been given a helping hand in the form of a £500 donation to repair some of the damage caused by vandals over four nights last month. Pedestrian badly injured in Braintree hit-and-run Sunday, June 23, 2019 Tom Potter A pedestrian was left seriously hurt after being hit by a car which failed to stop at the scene in Braintree. Family homeless after Clacton house fire rescue Sunday, June 23, 2019 Tom Potter A man in his 30s and a child were rescued from a house fire in Clacton.