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The following cases have been heard at magistrates courts in Lincolnshire: Harry Willett, 18, of Ponderosa, Cheveley Park, Grantham, pleaded guilty to driving in excess of 30mph on the A151. He was fined £66 and ordered to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30. His licence was endorsed with three points.Brian John Wilson-Matthew, 39, of Somerby Place, Grantham, pleaded guilty to driving in excess of 30mph on the B1174. He was fined £85 and ordered to pay a…
01.20 / 10:46
lincolnshireecho.co.uk
A man who raped a teenage girl, dragging her out of a Pizza Hut store before plunging a knife into her stomach and leaving her for dead in a park, has been jailed for 27 years.Judge Robert Fraser, during Costica Voedes' sentencing at Guildford Crown Court on Thursday, passed the lengthy sentence, saying the rapist posed a significant risk of serious harm to the public.Voedes, 33, of High Street in Epsom dragged the 17-year-old girl from Pizza Hut in Waterloo Road, Epsom, at around 10.30pm…
01.20 / 09:33
croydonadvertiser.co.uk
Police stopped 25 drivers who were using their mobile phones behind the wheel in just over an…
01.20 / 07:30
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It will never be known what led to the death of a 57-year-old Taunton man who was found decomposing in his Horner Road home, a court has heard.Police were called to the house of Brian Chidgey on August 12 last year, amid concerns for his welfare.Unable to get access to the property, they looked through the window to see the front room in a 'dank' state, strewn with rubbish, rotting food, empty bottles of brandy and hundreds of flies in the window.Forcing their way into the home, they…
01.20 / 06:27
westerndailypress.co.uk
It appears Commissioner of Police Michael Matthews is slightly softening his apparently hardline approach that more police officers should not carry guns. He, this week, told BVI News Online that the United Kingdom has agreed to assess the Royal Virgin…
01.19 / 13:42
bvinews.com
Residents have spoken of their shock this morning (Thursday) after three people were arrested after a man died in…
01.19 / 12:56
www.halifaxcourier.co.uk
Residents have spoken of their shock this morning (Thursday) after two men were arrested on suspicion of murder in Ovenden.…
01.19 / 10:32
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The “menace” of drug-driving is today revealed after a surge in the number of people caught during the Christmas…
01.19 / 08:29
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An ejection seat firm has appeared in court for an alleged breach of health and safety law over the death of a Red Arrows pilot in 2011. Martin Baker Aircraft Limited appeared at Lincoln Magistrates' Court earlier this week to face a Section 3 Charge under the Health and Safety of Work Act. The company in Lower Road, Higher Denham, near Uxbridge entered no plea in the hearing. READ MORE: Stunning shots show Red Arrows soaring through Lincolnshire The case has been adjourned to…
01.19 / 05:53
lincolnshireecho.co.uk
Police have launched a murder investigation in Halifax after a man died in…
01.18 / 20:53
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Tour operators who wanted to beef up security in Sousse before 38 people including Calry Lovett from Gainsborough didn't want tourists "scared by seeing an army of police", an inquest heard. The hearing into the deaths of 30 Britons in the Tunisian resort in June 2015 heard that police security was discussed a month before the attack and that could make tourists feel "uncomfortable". Venancio Lopez, managing director of Tunisie Voyages - a subsidiary of travel…
01.18 / 19:45
lincolnshireecho.co.uk
A woman has been found stabbed to death at her home in Willenhall today, sparking a murder…
01.18 / 16:23
expressandstar.com
A police inspector with responsibility for disposing of seized drugs was found with hundreds of thousands of pounds of cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin, ecstasy and cannabis in his home, a jury has…
01.18 / 16:04
www.halifaxcourier.co.uk
Police and security staff descended on Lincoln High Street this afternoon. Two police cars and a police van drove onto the pedestrianised section of the High Street near Greggs and HMV at around 2.45pm on today, Wednesday, January 18. It's understood that a wanted man was apprehended after HMV staff contacted the police. READ MORE: Police investigate malware attack on Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce At the same time, a woman was accused of stealing from Jack Wills,…
01.18 / 15:41
lincolnshireecho.co.uk
Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after seven cars were damaged in Earlham over the…
01.18 / 14:42
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A businessman has been jailed for corporate manslaughter after a man fell to his death while repairing a…
01.18 / 14:40
expressandstar.com
The mother of missing RAF Honington gunner Corrie McKeague has told “vile” haters to leave her son’s girlfriend and private life…
01.18 / 14:21
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Police are appealing for witnesses after a failed ram raid to at a Lincolnshire Co-op. The unsuccessful attempt took place on January 17 at around 10pm. A vehicle was used to try and remove to the ATM.READ MORE: Man swinging axe threatens to 'smash builders faces in' A scene guard remains in place while the investigation continues. Lincolnshire Police is asking anyone with information they feel may be relevant to call 101 quoting the incident number 370 of 17/1/17. A…
01.18 / 13:39
lincolnshireecho.co.uk
Magistrates have ordered the destruction of a collie dog belonging to a Westbury-sub-Mendip woman, between Wells and Cheddar, which attacked two people leaving them with bite injuries.The dog, which had spent the first four years of its life on a puppy farm being ill-treated, even managed to jump over a six foot fence while in a compound being assessed by a dog behaviourist.Rosemary Constance Peacock had put measures into place to secure the dog rescue kennels where she owned after the…
01.18 / 10:33
westerndailypress.co.uk
A father has been charged with the murder of his two children - almost three months after they died following a fire at their home in Great…
01.18 / 10:33
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