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 Crisis team 'missed opportunity' to prevent Ipswich couple's deaths Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Tom Potter An Ipswich couple were sent home ‘distressed and hopeless’ by a mental health crisis team hours before their deaths, which may have been prevented with better assessment, a coroner has ruled. Four-year ban for chip shop owner's second drink-driving offence Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Tom Potter A Suffolk chip shop owner has been banned from the road for four years and fined £3,500 after drink-driving for a second time. Missing Ipswich girl last seen boarding rail replacement bus Sunday, March 31, 2019 Tom Potter Police are appealing for help to trace a 16-year-old Ipswich girl, last seen boarding a rail replacement bus bound for the town from Great Yarmouth. 'White Knuckle' biker rode through pub garden to avoid cannabis search Sunday, March 31, 2019 Tom Potter A Suffolk teenager’s attempts to avoid being caught in possession of drugs have resulted in him receiving a suspended jail sentence and two-year driving ban. Million pound cannabis farm gardener tells court 'I'm guilty, but a victim' Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Tom Potter Two illegal immigrants caught cultivating a million pound cannabis farm on a Suffolk industrial estate have been characterised as ‘victims’ of a larger organised crime network. 'I'm a victim' claims man found at village's £1m cannabis farm Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Tom Potter Two illegal immigrants caught cultivating a million pound cannabis farm on an industrial estate have been characterised as ‘victims’ of a larger organised crime network. Court orders removal of travellers after almost four months in village Friday, March 22, 2019 Tom Potter A group of travellers have been kicked off land at the entrance to a Suffolk village after setting up camp almost four months ago. Police officers must declare relationships with fellow officers Thursday, March 21, 2019 Tom Potter Auditors have recommended Suffolk police officers fill out a standard form for disclosing a relationship at work. Increased demand for life-saving heroin antidote Thursday, March 21, 2019 Tom Potter Distribution of an opioid overdose antidote credited with saving lives has increased tenfold in Suffolk. Restraining order prohibits Suffolk builder from ever trading again Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Tom Potter A Suffolk builder has agreed to stop trading until further notice in return for a waiver from prosecution for fraud. BMW driver may face jail after leading police on chase at up to 128mph Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Tom Potter A 20-year-old man has admitted dangerous driving after leading police on a chase at speeds of almost 130mph. Military veteran research informs unique service for traumatised police Monday, February 11, 2019 Tom Potter Norfolk and Suffolk police have today announced a collaboration to provide staff and officers bespoke mental health support when needed. Suffolk 'no longer a rural idyll' as police take on 21st century challenges Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Tom Potter A Suffolk MP has called for a shake-up of police funding to address “long-term disparities” between the county’s force and others across the country. Apology for blogger whose gender comments led to call from police Tuesday, February 5, 2019 Tom Potter Police have apologised for their handling of a complaint about a Suffolk woman’s online comments on gender. Less than 10% of resolved police complaints result in action during quarter Tuesday, February 5, 2019 Tom Potter One in 12 complaints made about Suffolk police during a three month period of last year have resulted in formal action. Bookies robber released after seeing out jail term awaiting fate in custody Monday, February 4, 2019 Tom Potter A former drug addict with an “appalling” criminal record has been told to apply the skills he picked up while in jail awaiting sentence for robbing a bookies. Video See how police are spelling out sexual consent with clear-cut Instagram campaign Monday, February 4, 2019 Tom Potter Police hope a social media drive can help stem rising sex assaults by highlighting issues of consent. Suffolk scammer to pay back thousands from John Lewis refund fraud Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Tom Potter A Suffolk man has avoided going straight to jail for running a refund scam at John Lewis stores across the country. 'Scum' cartel bosses will be 'hounded out' as drug lines into Suffolk halve Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Tom Potter Police appear to be winning the battle against a drug distribution network dubbed the biggest criminal threat to Suffolk. Inside the world of digital forensics with Suffolk police's cybercrime unit Sunday, January 27, 2019 Tom Potter The world of forensic science has evolved over centuries to utilise the analysis of blood, DNA, fingerprints, ballistics and toxicology in solving crime. Robbery soars 37% in Suffolk but crime rate stays below national average Friday, January 25, 2019 Tom Potter Robberies soared by more than a third in Suffolk last year – as new figures revealed an overall increase in recorded crime across the county.