Tom Potter

A drink-driver's erratic journey was ended when police rammed into his Mercedes on a slip road off the A14 at Ipswich.

A takeaway boss has been fined thousands after mouse droppings were discovered near a 'filthy' kitchen where raw meat was being kept at almost twice the required temperature.

A 'naive' restaurant owner will have to fork out almost 20 times the amount he paid two strangers to remove rubbish later found dumped at a roadside.

A tearoom owner has been hit with a bill for almost £3,000 after inspectors uncovered mouldy food deemed unfit for human consumption.

A burglar stole cash, tools and a van from a nursery providing opportunities to adults with disabilities and disadvantages.

Suffolk police have arrested more than 20 people in the first five days of a Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-driving.

A wanted man with a history of violence, including convictions for stabbing his own sons, has been sent back to jail following his arrest for drugs offences.

A Suffolk used car dealer has denied driving a Bentley Continental while over the legal alcohol limit.

A landlord has been cleared of breaching a council notice regarding rubbish left outside two Ipswich properties.

Three drink-drivers have made the list of people caught and convicted in the short time since police launched their annual Christmas crackdown at the start of the month.

A man has admitted burgling a Felixstowe amusement arcade despite having no recollection of committing the offence.

An Ipswich man must carry out unpaid work after being found drunk and asleep in the passenger seat of his car - with a kitchen knife protruding from his shirt pocket.

A woman who crashed her car, left the scene and then declined to give a blood sample has been banned from driving for a year.

A Suffolk man has been accused of possession with intent to supply cocaine with an estimated street value of about £100,000.

Two Ipswich men have been accused of attacking another man in the car park of a fast food outlet.

A Suffolk man has been accused of having accessed almost 100,000 indecent images of children over a 10-year period.

A new youth employment hub has launched in Leiston with the aim of allowing local young people to unlock thousands of potential jobs in the construction and operation of a third nuclear power plant near the town.

Suffolk police teamed up with the Co-op to shine a light on the acute impact felt by victims of abuse in rural communities.

An Ipswich man who burgled his next door neighbour's home while the victim was still in the property has been jailed for three years on his 35th birthday.

A new system of dealing with requests from other police forces has saved Suffolk Constabulary the equivalent of almost £100,000 in work since July.

A potentially lifesaving location app has already been used by police to effectively pinpoint lost people and property - including a stolen safe found dumped in the middle of the countryside.

Police are trying to piece together the events leading to a cyclist in his 70s being found seriously injured on a Suffolk road.

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm following reports of a fight at a flat near the Waterfront area of Ipswich.

A teenage drug-driver with an "appalling history" of motoring offences overturned his car on the A14 while bending down to retrieve a cigarette lighter.

Domestic abuse related crimes have soared across Suffolk and Essex in the last three years - equating to about 15% of all crime and about a third of all violent crime.

A drink-driver ran from the scene of a collision and lied to police about who was behind the wheel.

A woman has been accused of 'glassing' another woman during a fight at a Suffolk pub.

Urgent action has been required to ensure police dogs and their handlers receive proper training after a survey found deficiencies.

Suffolk's chief of police has made reassurances that the force has a well-prepared and well-rehearsed backup plan should the county's control room suffer a critical system failure.

Hundreds of homes were hit by power cuts this morning following an underground cable fault.

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