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Latest news from Lincolnshire Echo - Crime feed

  1. 'Dogs die in hot cars' - police advice on what YOU can do

    Police have issued advice on what can legally be done if a member of the public comes across a dog locked inside a hot car in the stifling summer heat.Lincolnshire Police are circulating the advice after days of sweltering heat to "avoid any confusion" about what can be done to rescue a distressed dog - or any other animal.Every summer dogs die in hot cars, and the advice is that leaving a window open is not enough to guarantee your pet's safety.The official RSPCA guidance, complied…
  2. Cancer liar who stole thousands from her boss told to pay back...

    A fraudster who pretended to have cancer and conned her employer out of £14,821 has been ordered to pay back just £1.Kelsey Whitehead carried out an elaborate hoax which saw her insert a fake drop into her chest.The 38-year-old of Lea Road in Gainsborough pocketed thousands from her bosses who gave her loans for treatment and sick pay.But at a hearing at Lincoln Crown Court on Monday, June 19, Judge John Pini QC ordered that she should pay a nominal sum of just £1 as she…
  3. Man arrested for possession of cocaine in police crackdown

    Police officers were out in force at the Lincolnshire coast over the weekend as part of a crackdown on drugs. As part of Operation California, extra officers were in Ingoldmells, Mablethorpe and Skegness. Extra resources in #ingoldmells today #OpCalifornia pic.twitter.com/6Ijqw14h7D — Colin Haigh (@CoastInspector) 17 June 2017 The operation led to one man being arrested for possession of cocaine. Officers were working alongside RAF Coningsby and East Lindsey…
  4. Notts hacker 'on fringes' of cyber attack warned by police

    A Nottinghamshire man "on the fringes" of an offence that could help criminals launch cyber attacks has been warned by police.He is one of a number of men from the East Midlands who are suspected of using cyber tools in a bid to get around anti-virus computer protection.The six men aged 19 to 25 — two from Derbyshire, two from Leicestershire, one from Northamptonshire and one from Nottinghamshire — were identified as uploading and testing malware via a platform used…
  5. In the courts of Lincolnshire...

    The following cases have been heard at magistrates courts in Lincolnshire:Rhiannon May Rose Harris, 20, of Greenways, Long Lane, Gedney Hill, Spalding, was found guilty for driving with 76 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. She was fined £220, ordered to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30 and costs of £200. Her licence was endorsed with 10 points.Martin Lee, 53, of 21 Mill View Close, Ingoldmells, Skegness, pleaded guilty to failing to…
  6. A history of the terrifying killers treated at Rampton Hospital

    A certain chilling mystique has long surrounded the high security hospital, which sits just over a mile away from the quiet village of Rampton, with rumours and scare stories passing down from one generation to the next. Starting out life as an overflow facility for Broadmoor, in its 105-year history Rampton Hospital has treated some of the most dangerous criminals the country has ever seen. All patients admitted to the hospital are detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 and…
  7. Woman smuggles large haul of zombie drug Spice into Lincoln...

    A woman faces jail after she admitted smuggling over 40 grams of the street drug Spice into Lincoln prison.Nicola Dowell, 41, also pleaded guilty to a charge of assault after she became angry while being searched at the Greetwell Road jail.Lincoln Crown Court heard Dowell admitted a charge of conveying 43.74 grams of synthetic cannabis - the technical name for Spice - in to the prison on January 10 this year.Read more: Sleaford woman 'proud' to be recognised in Queen's Birthday…
  8. Jewellery with 'immense sentimental value' stolen from house in...

    Jewellery with "an enormous amount of sentimental value" has been stolen from a home in Boston.Thieves entered the property in Silvertoft Lane, Frampton West, through the back door and stole phones, an iPad, a purse and a large amount of jewellery.A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police said: "Many of the jewellery pieces were legacies from deceased relatives and held an enormous amount of sentimental value."Read more: Thieves smash door and make off with cash and jewellery…
  9. Thieves smash door and make off with cash and jewellery in...

    Thieves have raided a house in Lincolnshire after smashing a patio door and stealing money and jewellery.The burglary took place at a property in Kenzie Drive in Sutton Bridge between 11.30am and 3.30pm on Thursday, June 15.DC Nottidge of Spalding CID would like to hear from you if you have any information that could assist the enquiry.Read more: Thieves raid staggering 20 cars in Grantham in a weekThere are a number of ways you can report: Via our non-emergency number 101, quoting…
  10. One man dead after van drives into worshippers in London

    One man has died after a white van drove into worshippers near a London mosque.The driver, a 48-year-old described as a large white man, shouted "I'm going to kill all Muslims".He was detained by members of the public after the attack in Seven Sisters Road in the early hours of this morning, Monday, June 19 at 12.20am.Read more: How safe from terror are our favourite holiday destinations?The attacker struck as the area was busy with worshippers attending Ramadan night prayers…
  11. In the courts of Lincolnshire...

    The following cases have been heard at magistrates courts in Lincolnshire:Joanne Rowsome, 41, of 36 Little Bargate Street, Lincoln, case proven for failing to give information relating to the identification of the driver of a vehicle. She was fined £660, ordered to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £66 and costs of £85. She was disqualified from holding or obtaining a licence for six months.Jodie Louise Guy, 31, of 5 Garnet Mews, Wilks Road, Grantham, pleaded…