Market Overton man escapes jail after downloading hundreds of pornographic images of children

A man from Market Overton who downloaded hundreds of pornographic images of children has escaped jail.

Police news

Updated: A1 northbound cleared after two-car crash

Police say a road has been cleared following a two-vehicle crash earlier today (Thursday, May 25) on the A1 northbound near Wittering.


Bomb hoax causes Stamford college evacuation

A student’s sick joke about having a bomb in her locker led to the evacuation of a further education college.

Lincolnshire Police news.

Lincolnshire Police warn people to be vigilant following Manchester bombing

The assistant chief constable of Lincolnshire Police says people must be vigilant and report any suspicious acitivity as the threat of a terrorist attack remains high following last night’s bombing in Manchester.

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Deputy Chief Constable Gary Knighton is to leave Lincolnshire Police at the end of June to take up the same post at Derbyshire Constabulary.  Photo supplied by Lincolnshire Police.

Deputy Chief Constable to move forces across the East Midlands

NEW POST: DCC Gary Knighton.

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Avan Modridge

Man from Carlby sentenced to 18 years in prison for raping and threatening to kill a teenager

A 32-year-old man from a village near Stamford has been sentenced to 18 years for raping and threatening to kill an 18-year-old woman in Guildford in October 2016.

Lincolnshire Police news.

Motorcycle stolen from garage near Bourne

A trials-type motorbike was when a garage was broken into on Swallow Hill, Thurlby, near Bourne, on Thursday.

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Couple jailed after stealing £150,000 from elderly neighbour

A couple have been jailed after stealing £150,000 from their elderly neighbour.

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Tools stolen during shed burglary in Thurlby

A strimmer and chainsaw were stolen from a shed that was burgled in Obthorpe Lane, Thurlby.

Lincolnshire Police news.

Theft of solar panels from farm near Bourne

Farmers in Bourne area are being warned to be extra vigilant after the theft of a large number of solar panels from a site north of the town.

Bourne Police Station.  
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Bourne homes targeted in telephone ‘preference’ scam

Police have received reports from people in Bourne who have been targeted by scam phone calls from people claming to be working for the Telephone Preference Service (TPS).

Kenneth Wallace, of Barn Hill, Stamford

Stamford man jailed for causing death of scooter rider, 17, on A1 at Grantham

A man from Stamford has today (Thursday) been handed a four-and-a-half year prison sentence for causing death by dangerous driving.


Stamford inquests, last of their kind

Two inquests held into the deaths of two elderly Stamford residents who suffered from dementia and died of natural causes are among the last of their kind following a change in law.

Hasan Okte, manager of the Central Restaurant, Red Lion Square, Stamford

Thieves hit businesses on Easter Sunday

Two business managers have been left devastated after burglars targeted their premises during Easter.

RURAL CRIMEWATCH: Bill Skelly, Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police, Bill Skelly, Gordon Corner, NFU East Midlands Regional Director, Dr Caroline Johnson, MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham, Marc Jones, Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire, and NFU county chairman Mark Leggott.  Photo by Alison Pratt, NFU East Midlands.

New 4x4 fleet part of ‘ambitious’ plan to fight rural crime in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Police is sending a message to gangs of hare coursers terrorising farming families in South Holland with a £100,000 investment in new transport.

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Patio doors smashed during burglary in Market Deeping

A house in Osbourne Way, Market Deeping, had its patio doors smashed during a burglary over the Easter weekend.

Police appeal

Car damaged in Bourne

POlice are appealing for any witnesses after a care was damaged in Bourne earlier this month.

Police want to trace this man.

Man assaulted teenage girl at bus station

Police would like to speak to this man pictured in a CCTV image after a teenage girl was assaulted at a bus station.

Market Deeping Police Station.

Theft from vehicle and suspicious cold-callers in Deepings

A sat nav system and cash were stolen from a vehicle parked in Tattershall Drive, Market Deeping, overnight last Saturday and Sunday.

Meanwhile, there has been a report of three men calling at homes in Beaufort Drive, Market Deeping, to work on people’s roofs.

Police were alerted after a complaint to them that someone was overcharged for the work.

Finally, in Deeping St James, police are looking for whoever threw silver paint over a house and car parked in Spalding Road, Deeping St James, at some point between Saturday, April 1, and Monday, April 3.

Anyone with information should call Market Deeping Police Station on 101.

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