Tom Potter East Suffolk reporter firstname.lastname@example.org @TomPotterEADT Crown court date for man charged with Ipswich restaurant robbery, three burglaries and car theft Yesterday, 17:40 Tom Potter A 35-year-old man has appeared in court charged with three burglaries, robbing a restaurant and stealing a car. Prisoner risked sparking unrest at Hollesley Bay by using mobile phone Yesterday, 09:59 Tom Potter A prisoner risked causing “significant unrest” among other inmates by getting hold of a mobile phone while locked up in Suffolk. Former heroin addict’s court fines slashed following appeal to magistrates Wed, 16:24 Tom Potter A recovering drug addict’s outstanding court fines have been slashed after magistrates heard he was turning his life around. Suspended sentence for Colchester man who shone laser into police helicopter cockpit Wed, 15:24 Tom Potter A Colchester car wash attendant branded himself ‘stupid and immature’ for shining a laser into the cockpit of a police helicopter. Video: Take a behind the scenes tour of the crime museum at Suffolk police’s Martlesham headquarters Wed, 12:01 Tom Potter The fingerprints of Moors murderer Myra Hindley are among the artefacts available at the appointment-only museum based at Suffolk Constabulary’s Marthesham headquarters. Teen accused of throwing drugs and so-called ‘butt’ phones into grounds of Highpoint Prison Wed, 09:57 Tom Potter A teenager will appear in crown court next month accused of throwing drugs and phones into the grounds of a Suffolk prison. Four in court over alleged brawl at pentahotel in Ipswich Tue, 17:11 Tom Potter Four people have appeared in court charged with affray, following an alleged brawl at an Ipswich hotel. Police find 60,000 child porn images and videos on Suffolk man’s devices Tue, 16:06 Tom Potter A Suffolk man has admitted possessing more than 60,000 indecent images and videos of children. Delivery driver failed to declare causing crash less than an hour before renewing cancelled car insurance Tue, 08:28 Tom Potter An Ipswich man has been fined for trying to renew his cancelled car insurance without declaring he had just caused a collision. Wedding cameraman caught with child porn video on computer Mon, 17:20 Tom Potter A Suffolk wedding videographer could face jail after child pornography was found on his computer. Police highlight risks of drug-driving after pair plead ignorance of laws Mon, 06:45 Tom Potter Police have sent an unequivocal message to motorists after two drug-drivers claimed to be ignorant of the law. Video: Transformative Suffolk day-trip a turning point in young composer’s life Sunday, February 18, 2018 Tom Potter Musical theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber has revealed how the Suffolk countryside may have saved his life. Suffolk MP announces deal with churches to boost rural broadband and mobile network Sunday, February 18, 2018 Tom Potter Culture secretary and Suffolk MP Matt Hancock has announced that church spires will be used to boost broadband and mobile connectivity in rural areas. Ipswich recruitment agency sponsors this year’s Midnight Walk for St Elizabeth Hospice Saturday, February 17, 2018 Tom Potter An Ipswich based recruitment agency is stepping up to sponsor this year’s Midnight Walk for St Elizabeth Hospice. Updated: Missing Rendlesham man found safe and well after car ‘flipped three times’ in crash near Snape Maltings Saturday, February 17, 2018 Tom Potter Police have found a man who went missing after a car ‘flipped three times’ in a crash near Snape Maltings last night. Ford Focus and Vauxhall Astra collide on Gainsborough estate in Ipswich Saturday, February 17, 2018 Tom Potter Three fire crews were called to the scene of a car crash in the Gainsborough area of Ipswich. Lane reopens after closure following barrier collision on A12 near East Bergholt Saturday, February 17, 2018 Tom Potter A lane of the A12 was closed to traffic this morning following a single vehicle collision near East Bergholt. See what the weather has in store for this weekend across Suffolk Saturday, February 17, 2018 Tom Potter Suffolk looks set for a dry and bright weekend of weather, with just patches of rain threatening to dampen Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Video: Police, fire and rescue services to share £42k surveillance drones Thursday, February 15, 2018 Tom Potter An aerial crime-fighting and rescue tool could save lives and public money, according to emergency service chiefs. Video: Watch video of Ipswich disability benefit fraudster walking his dogs Thursday, February 15, 2018 Tom Potter Surveillance video has been released of an Ipswich man walking his two dogs while falsely claiming disability benefit from the government. Video: Ipswich man who falsely claimed disability benefit ‘pushed car and hopped on spot’, court told Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Tom Potter An Ipswich man was seen pushing his car, hopping on one leg, exercising dogs and moving bins while receiving benefits for severe walking difficulties. Ipswich people among most at risk by oversharing new car purchases on social media Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Tom Potter People in Ipswich are at higher risk of car crime due to their tendency to overshare on social media, according to a new study. Shoplifter ordered to repay a tenth of his ill-gotten gains Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Tom Potter A shoplifter will have to repay one tenth of the amount he cost Suffolk stores in lost takings during a spree of brazen thefts. Care worker’s disgust after assaulting policewoman outside kebab shop Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Tom Potter A care worker has been fined for assaulting a female police officer outside a kebab shop in Bury St Edmunds. Clubber fined for cocaine possession after declaring fondness for partying in police interview Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Tom Potter A teenager told police ‘I like to party’ following his arrest for cocaine possession outside an Ipswich club. Points and fine for reality star who read about horses in her car Monday, February 12, 2018 Tom Potter A reality TV star has been given three points on her licence and ordered to pay £880 for diverting her attention from the road to a pamphlet about horses. Stowmarket man to face judge over accusation he caused more than £10,000 of damage to cars Monday, February 12, 2018 Tom Potter A Stowmarket man is due to appear at crown court next month, charged with causing more than £10,000 worth of damage to parked cars on his way home from a night out. Man held for assault in cells after conviction for kicking police officer Friday, February 9, 2018 Tom Potter A Suffolk man was arrested on suspicion of attacking a custody sergeant as he was led to a cell following his conviction for an assault on police 33 hours earlier. Police seize thousands of hard drug wraps across county during last year Friday, February 9, 2018 Tom Potter Police seized more than 6,800 wraps of class A drugs across Suffolk last year. New review aims to find who killed Martlesham pensioner Doris Shelley 25 years ago Friday, February 9, 2018 Tom Potter This Sunday marks 25 years since Doris Shelley was found covered in blood, cowering in a corner of her kitchen following a brutal raid on her Martlesham home.