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Van of illegal goods will be turned into electricity




A van full of illegal alcohol and cigarettes seized during raids in Lincolnshire will be turned into electricity to power homes.

The illegal cigarettes and tobacco were confiscated across the county over the last 12 months in joint operations between Lincolnshire Trading Standards and Lincolnshire Police.

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The goods have been taken to a specialist recycling centre and will be broken down, mixed with food and turned into gas that will be burned to create electricity.

Sgt Kimble Enderby, the Police Licencing Sergeant, added: “No-one can be sure what chemicals go into it, so it is very satisfying to get it off the
streets.”



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