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THE BIG READ: A model of today’s senior police officer marks his first year in Lincolnshire

Chief Constable Bill Skelly’s 28th year as a police officer has coincided with the end of his first year at the helm of the force in Lincolnshire.

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Lincoln Magistrates Court.

Serial Spalding shop thief jailed for 26 weeks

A man has been jailed for 26 weeks after he admitted to five counts of burglary and shoplifting in Spalding during a four-month period.

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Inspector Gareth Boxall

Warning to Crowland parents after spate of anti-social behaviour and hate crimes

Parents in Crowland have been warned to know where their children are and what they are doing after a spate of ‘shocking’ anti-social behaviour in the town, including hate crimes against the elderly and disabled.

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Boston Magistrates' Court

Weston Hills lorry driver drove on A15 while more than twice legal drink-drive limit

A Weston Hills lorry driver who drank alcohol during his break has been banned for drink-driving.

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Boston Magistrates' Court

Holbeach Clough driver overtook the wrong side of A16 bollards after smoking cannabis

A 27-year-old Holbeach Clough man who has been smoking cannabis as a painkiller following injuries sustained in a hit and run accident 11 years ago, was found to be more than three times over the drug limits for driving.

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Lincoln Magistrates Court

Drink-driver who was too drunk for breath test is finally convicted and banned

A drink-driver who escaped justice when a judge accepted he was too drunk to provide a breath test has finally been convicted after the decision was overturned following a costly appeal.

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Holbeach news.  Photo by Jim Smith.

HOLBEACH PARISH COUNCIL: Crime and vandalism spree in town

A wave of crime and vandalism, including thefts from vans, criminal damage and disorder, have been reported to parish councillors by police.

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VIGILANTE THREAT: PCSO Sally Pusey is on the front line of trying to stop ongoing disorder and anti-social behaviour in Crowland.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG280616-102TW.

CROWLAND PARISH COUNCIL: ‘Vigilante’ fears as ongoing youth crime frustrates police

Fears of ‘vigilante groups’ being formed to tackle youth crime and disorder in Crowland have been raised by a parish councillor.

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Do you know this man?

Wanted over theft in Market Deeping area

Police are hoping to identify the person pictured, who may have information about a theft in the Market Deeping area.

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Salar Ekhbal Azizie, manager of the Nasza Biedronka store in Sheep Market, Spalding, has been fined a total of nearly �2,600 by Lincoln magistrates after he was found guilty of having illegal cigarettes in his possession.  Photo supplied.

Illegal cigarettes fines too small, says Spalding trader

A Spalding shopkeeper rocked by four burglaries in as many months has slammed the sentence given to a town store manager for possessing illegal cigarettes.

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Boston Magistrates' Court

Whaplode woman almost four times drink drive limit the morning after

A woman who had drunk ‘nearly a bottle of wine’ the night before, ‘guessed’ she would be over the limit when she drove to her doctor’s the next day, a court has heard.

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Lincoln Crown Court

Prison for Sutton Bridge man who downloaded indecent images of four-year-olds

A man who downloaded hundreds of indecent images of children has been jailed at Lincoln Crown Court.

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Boston Magistrates' Court

COURT REGISTER

The following decisions have been made by magistrates at court hearings. In all drink-drive cases, the legal limit is 35 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, 80 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood or 107 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of urine. Addresses of defendants published here are taken from the legal records held by the magistrates’ courts. V/S means victim surcharge.

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Witnesses sought after fatal collision

Twenty vans stolen from and two set alight

Police are investigating 20 incidents reported since midnight on February 8 where vans have been broken into or damaged by attempted break-ins.

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Witnesses sought after fatal collision

Spate of thefts from work vehicles in Spalding

Workmen have been urged to remove tools from their vehicles at night after an increase in thefts in Spalding and the surrounding villages.

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Lincoln Magistrates Court where Anatolijs Zelenkovs was told  not to sit in the front seat of any motor vehicle as part of being remanded on conditional bail on charges of Driving with Excess Alcohol, Driving Whilst Disqualified and Driving Without Insurance in Spalding on Monday.  Photo supplied.

Man charged with driving in Spalding when more than four times over alcohol limit

A man charged with driving in Spalding when more than four times over the legal limit has appeared in court.

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Asgar Vanparekh, co-owner of Classic News in Sheep Market, called for bigger penalties after the manager of the Nasza Biendronka store, also in Sheep Market, was told to pay a total of nearly �2,600 by Lincoln magistrates.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG030615-105TW.

Spalding shop burglaries: ‘Why is it taking police so long to take culprits to court?’

A Spalding shopkeeper counting the cost of four break-ins wants to know why police are taking so long to take the culprits to court.

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UPDATE: Kirton man Joshua King remanded on attempted murder charge

UPDATE: Kirton man Joshua King remanded on attempted murder charge

A Kirton man has been remanded in custody following a court appearance this morning (Tuesday February 6).

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Police will confiscate hare coursers' dogs.

Hare coursing - have you heard about the Irish Cup?

Police have received information about a possible hare coursing competition taking place in Lincolnshire this month called the ‘Irish Cup’.

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Katie Kirby with the shed that was broken into. (SG301118-151TW)

Mum’s anger at lack of action after tools stolen from shed in Whaplode

A Whaplode mum is frustrated that police are not doing more to catch the thieves who broke into her garden shed – despite a trail of evidence.

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