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 'I still say it's fishy' - Hit-and-run mystery lives on six decades later Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Tom Potter A six decade old hit-and-run mystery has been revealed to be Suffolk's oldest unsolved homicide case - but just who killed Ernest Whistlecraft on a rural village road in 1958? Van driver charged with lane-hogging offence on A14 Friday, November 1, 2019 Tom Potter A van driver has been accused of hogging the outside lane of the A14 for six miles before noticing he was being followed by a police car on blue lights and sirens. Suffolk man faces jail for assaulting four court security officers Friday, October 11, 2019 Tom Potter A Suffolk man assaulted four security officers while being led to a cell from the dock of a courtroom. Woman charged with causing two deaths by dangerous driving Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Tom Potter A woman has been charged with causing the death of two people by dangerous driving on a Suffolk road. 100mph McLaren driver thought officer in BMW was 'out for a bit of sport' Tuesday, September 24, 2019 Tom Potter A speeding sports car driver who thought a pursuing police officer was "out for a bit of sport" has been banned from the road for 21 days. Police reopen Vicky Hall murder investigation as new lead emerges after 20 years Thursday, September 19, 2019 Tom Potter Police have thrown open a 20-year-old cold case murder investigation after new information came to light. Rural crime down but organised gangs still a threat to countryside Sunday, September 8, 2019 Tom Potter New figures have revealed a decline in rural crime across Suffolk over the last three years. Twenty new officers to be in place by October, funded by tax increase Saturday, September 7, 2019 Tom Potter Police have revealed how the extra contributions of taxpayers has been spent since their share of household bills increased earlier this year. Suffolk man Robert Spendlove dishonestly claimed £8,361 in benefits Wednesday, August 28, 2019 Tom Potter A Suffolk man has admitted dishonestly claiming £8,361 in benefits over the course of 10 months. A12 crash driver sorry for putting friend's father in hospital over Christmas Thursday, August 22, 2019 Tom Potter A careless driver, who put a motorcyclist in hospital last Christmas, later discovered the rider was a friend's father. Police pledge action on abusers despite tenth of cases reaching court Monday, August 19, 2019 Tom Potter Police have promised to pursue convictions for domestic abusers in light of figures suggesting about one in 10 arrests result in charges for coercive control. Police accounts reveal £130k 'golden goodbye' to former employee Sunday, August 11, 2019 Tom Potter A Suffolk police employee received a redundancy package worth more than £130,000 in the last year, annual accounts have revealed. Tractor driver accused of causing death of Orwell Bridge fatal crash victim Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Tom Potter A motorist has appeared in court accused of causing the death of another driver in a collision on the Orwell Bridge. Revealed: How fugitive child abuser was snared in international 'cat and mouse' game with police Thursday, July 25, 2019 Tom Potter He was guilty of one the most horrific cases of sexual abuse ever seen by police. '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. '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. 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. 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. '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. 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. Former lecturer takes stand to describe 'devastating effect' of child sex abuse accusations Monday, June 17, 2019 Tom Potter A former lecturer accused of sexually abusing girls has taken the stand to deny all charges.