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New recruits give police ‘headroom’ to serve Lincolnshire

Almost 85 new recruits are to join Lincolnshire Police this year as the force waits to hear whether its £117 million budget will be increased.

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Project combats £7m cost of worst re-offenders in Lincolnshire

A programme which aims to reduce re-offending has grown to involve 54 offenders who have committed 2,470 crimes in Lincolnshire during their lifetimes and cost victims and the criminal justice system more than £6.9 million.

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Neighbourhood Panel meeting in Deeping St James

Market Deeping and District Neighbourhood Policing Panel holds its next meeting in Deeping St James on Monday at 7pm.

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Toolbox taken from garage in Baston

A person or gang stole a large toolbox from a garage in Church Street, Baston, after getting in through the main door.

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The new Lincolnshire Police memorial garden.

Lincolnshire Chief Constable to open force’s new memorial garden

Lincolnshire’s Chief Constable Neil Rhodes will open the force’s new memorial garden this week, one of his last official duties before retiring at the end of January.

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Hacker using laptop

From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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Lincoln Crown Court.

Man brandished knife at his wife

A man who brandished a knife after turning up at his ex-wife’s home to collect his belongings has been jailed at Lincoln Crown Court.

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Burglary at house in Baston

A house near the A15 in Baston was burgled when intruders got in through a back door, police have confirmed.

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Silk flowers stolen from Deeping grave

A large bouquet of silk flowers has been stolen from a child’s grave at Market Deeping Cemetery.

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JAILED: Monjur Miah

Shopkeeper who used multiple identities to claim tens of thousands of pounds in benefits jailed

A shopkeeper who had been operating under various aliases to secure multiple identity documents and tens of thousands of pounds in tax credits and benefits has been jailed.

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Lincoln Crown Court.

“A good example of the dangers the internet poses to young people” as man is sentenced for threatening to post explicit photos of teenage girl

A former public schoolboy was given a suspended sentence at Lincoln Crown Court after he threatened to distribute explicit photos of a teenage girl on Facebook unless she handed over £100 and had sex with him.

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Bogus gangmasters face jail and possible deportation if they don’t repay £100,000s in ill-gotten gains

A couple, who were jailed in 2015 in a landmark conviction under licensing legislation, have been ordered to repay more than £400,000 in criminal proceeds.

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Parked car has windows smashed and bodywork kicked in Stamford

Police are appealing for information after a car was badly damaged in Stamford.

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Cottesmore AFC chairman Steve Duffy and vice-chairman Rich Giblin inspect damage at their Westray Park ground EMN-170301-142108001

Anger as vandals strike again at Cottesmore AFC’s Westray Park ground

Football club bosses have spoken of their anger after a stand was vandalised – the latest in a string of attacks.

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Staff at The Butterfield Centre in Bourne are heartened by support after bus is vandalised

Staff at a centre which helps elderly and vulnerable people in Bourne say they have been heartened by the community support after their ‘vital’ minibus was vandalised over Christmas.

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Police investigating four people after video shows man sexually abusing dog

Police in Peterborough are on the hunt for four people in the city after a video of a man seemingly sexually abusing a dog emerged on Facebook.

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Accountant jailed for evading £111,000 of VAT

A qualified accountant from Peterborough, who stole more than £111,000 in VAT has been jailed.

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Armed police patrols in Lincolnshire end after busy Christmas and New Year period

A temporary policing operation which saw visibly armed officers patrolling busy and crowded places in Lincolnshire over the Christmas and New Year period has come to an end.

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Bourne man admits sex offences against young girls

A Bourne man is to face sentence next month after he admitted sex offences against young girls.

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Action Fraud warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails that claim you have placed an order

Action Fraud warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails that claim you have placed an order

Action Fraud has received several reports from victims who have been sent convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon.

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