Tom Potter East Suffolk reporter firstname.lastname@example.org @TomPotterEADT Fugitive lecturer appears in court on rape charge Tue, 16:28 Tom Potter A former law lecturer who fled the country before being convicted of possessing indecent images of children has reappeared in court charged with raping a girl under 13. Video: ‘Britain’s worst drink-driver’ banned for five years after new offence Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Tom Potter A former aircraft engineer, once dubbed ‘Britain’s worst drink-driver’, has been banned from the road for another five years after repeating the offence under the nose of a police officer. Police use data laws to capture thousands of phone and web records Thursday, August 2, 2018 Tom Potter Police insist they can justify every use of covert surveillance tactics allowing the capture of more than 6,500 pieces of private communications data in a year. Updated: Late gym owner’s father found ‘safe and well’ after early morning disappearance Sunday, July 29, 2018 Tom Potter The father of late gym owner Daniel Willgoss, who passed away last month, has been found after an early morning disappearance. Video: Fire chief incredulous at hay stack arson in west Suffolk Sunday, July 29, 2018 Tom Potter Police are investigating the cause of a large hay stack fire on farm land in Rougham, near Bury St Edmunds. ‘Chaos’ at Stansted Airport as thunderstorms disrupt holidaymakers’ journeys Saturday, July 28, 2018 Tom Potter Holidaymakers have reported chaotic scenes at Stansted this morning after adverse weather led to delays and cancellations at airports across the country. July trumps December as worst month for drink-driving in Suffolk Thursday, July 26, 2018 Tom Potter More people were caught drink-driving in July than any other month of last year in Suffolk, according to new figures. Lowestoft woman found safe and well after disappearance Sunday, July 8, 2018 Tom Potter Police have announced that Lowestoft woman April Holdsworth has been found safe and well after being reported missing on Saturday. Detective recruit sees policing from all sides as training moves forward Sunday, June 17, 2018 Tom Potter The last seven months have brought a wealth of new experiences for Leia Dowsing as she continues on her journey to becoming a police detective. No trace of ‘distressed’ woman seen talking to bearded driver at roadside Sunday, June 17, 2018 Tom Potter Detectives are appealing for witnesses to an incident on the A1088 at Fakenham Magna, near Thetford, on Sunday morning. Majority verdict clears motorist of causing death by careless driving Thursday, May 31, 2018 Tom Potter A Suffolk man has been cleared of causing death by careless driving on a Suffolk road. Rail lines reopen following track inspection between Stowmarket and Diss Saturday, May 12, 2018 Tom Potter Rail services are returning to normal between Stowmarket and Diss, following delays and alterations while an inspection of the track took place. Jail for second probation breach by man who took £11k from disabled grandmother Friday, April 13, 2018 Tom Potter A man who avoided jail for swindling more than £11,000 from his girlfriend’s disabled grandmother is today behind bars for skipping probation appointments. Suffolk Police paid out almost £140,000 for information over last three years Friday, April 13, 2018 Tom Potter Police chiefs are convinced the £140,000 paid to informants in the past three years provided “excellent value for money”. Thousands of adults disappeared across Suffolk and Norfolk in 2017 Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Tom Potter An adult went missing every seven hours in Suffolk last year, new figures have revealed. Lowestoft DJ Tim Westwood’s YouTube channel accused of inciting gang violence Saturday, April 7, 2018 Tom Potter A well-known Lowestoft DJ is facing allegations that his YouTube channel hosted videos which may incite gang violence. Police officer sacked for using excessive force on female suspect Thursday, March 29, 2018 Tom Potter A police officer has been sacked for using excessive force during an arrest. Warning to shopkeepers after ‘convincing’ fake £20 notes change hands Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Tom Potter Shopkeepers have been warned to look out for ‘extremely convincing’ counterfeit bank notes following accounts of fakes changing hands across Suffolk. Chef hit parked police car after drinking 18 pints and taking cocaine at the races Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Tom Potter A chef has been banned from driving for four years and labelled a “clear danger” to road users after his BMW collided with a police car following a drink and drug-fuelled day at the races. Biker ‘may never walk again’ after crash which saw woman drive wrong way on roundabout Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Tom Potter A woman has admitted causing a crash which left a motorcyclist in hospital for a year – and still unable to walk – by driving in the wrong direction on a roundabout. Grandfather failed to use signal phone before train collided with Jaguar at Melton crossing Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Tom Potter A retired teacher has admitted endangering a train by failing to heed warning signs at a crossing.