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 '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. Alleged child sex abuse victim tells court 'now I know it was wrong' Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Tom Potter An alleged victim of sexual abuse by a former university lecturer has told a court she felt unable to disclose accusations when asked about his behaviour a decade ago. Former lecturer used party game to carry out sex assault, court told Monday, June 10, 2019 Tom Potter A former university lecturer has been accused of using an innocent party game to sexually abuse children. Lecturer sex abuse claim triggered by film plots, says alleged victim's ex Friday, June 7, 2019 Tom Potter The victim of alleged sexual abuse by a former university lecturer confided claims in her partner after watching films on a similar subject, a court has heard. 'Terrifying' crash caused by driver who left car on its side in middle of road Saturday, June 1, 2019 Tom Potter An uninsured driver caused a "terrifying" collision by abandoning his car on its side in the middle of a country road. Police bid to renew 'legal high' exclusion zone at Latitude festival Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Tom Potter Police have applied to renew powers designed to effectively ban so-called 'legal highs' from Suffolk's largest music festival. Police officer spared formal action for giving back abuse image laptop Monday, May 13, 2019 Tom Potter An Essex police officer has been spared disciplinary action for returning a laptop containing indecent images to a man later convicted of rape. Heartbreak as playgroup targeted by vandals on four occasions in a week Monday, May 13, 2019 Tom Potter A Suffolk playschool for children with additional needs has been targeted by 'mindless vandalism' on four occasions in one week. Man 'found responsible' for drawing obscene images on Norfolk court and police buildings Thursday, May 9, 2019 Tom Potter A former high-achieving student, who suffered permanent brain damage in a road collision, has been found responsible for drawing obscene images on public buildings after the courts took control of his compensation for the crash. Suffolk couple's £13k 'disaster' holiday court claim ends in defeat Wednesday, May 8, 2019 Tom Potter A Suffolk couple whose £13,000 'holiday of a lifetime' ended in 'absolute disaster' have lost their court battle against a major cruise company. Arsonist wrote 'welcome to hell's kitchen' on wall of his burning flat Friday, May 3, 2019 Tom Potter An arsonist who wrote "welcome to hell's kitchen" on the wall of his burning flat has been locked up. 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.