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Cybercrime - the UK’s rising and most prevalent crime

Cyber crime is rapidly rising and experts warn it is reaching epidemic levels as criminals use the Internet as a tool for a multitude of fraudulent activities.

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Lorraine Wardle

UPDATE: Missing Lorraine ‘found safe’

A woman who had been missing since last Wednesday has spoken to police and been found safe.

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Lincoln Crown Court.

Suspended jail sentences for trio involved in violence at Boston nightclub

Three people who became involved in a large fight at a Boston nightclub were given suspended jail sentences by a judge.

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Lorraine Wardle

Appeal for woman to ‘let us know she is safe and well’

Police are appealing for a missing woman to make contact a ‘let us know she is safe and well’.

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Court news. NNL-170524-154443005

‘Shining object’ seen held by man found to be long-bladed scissors

A man, who was seen acting in a bizarre fashion in the town centre in the early hours of the morning, was carrying a pair of long-bladed scissors, a court has been told.

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Man left two loaded shotguns outside while he was ‘at the police station’

A 54-year-old man who left two loaded shotguns all night close to a main road outside his house, has had his weapons confiscated and they will be destroyed, following a court order.

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Court news

UPDATE: Louth police officer admits drink-driving

A Louth police officer has been fined and banned from driving after she admitted drink-driving.

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Boston's Pilgrim Hospital.

£1m fine over death of patient at Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital

The organisation responsible for Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital has today (Wednesday) been fined £1 million and ordered to pay £160,000 prosecution costs following the death of a patient at the site.

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Contractor sentenced after Wyberton grandfather’s death

A contractor has been sentenced after a Wyberton man who hired him was killed by a piece of barbed wire that shot out of his hedge cutting machine.

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More Lincolnshire Police officers to undergo taser training. EMN-170718-090914001

Lincolnshire Police aim to equip and train more officers on the beat with Tasers

Lincolnshire Police is to train more officers to use Tasers.

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Aurimas Butkys

Man who escaped from Boston Police Station in handcuffs recaptured in more than 100 miles away

A man who escaped from custody at Boston Police Station in handcuffs last week has been recaptured by police.

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Have you seen this man?

URGENT APPEAL: Man in handcuffs escapes from Boston police custody

Police are urgently searching for a man who has escaped custody in Boston this afternoon, Thursday July 13.

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Have you seen this man?

UPDATE: Officers continue to appeal for sightings of man who escaped custody in Boston

Officers are continuing to appeal for sightings of a Lithuanian man who escaped, handcuffed, while being taken into Boston Police Station.

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The scales of justice

Tractor driver spared jail after causing ‘life-changing injuries’ to 70-year-old woman driver

A former soldier turned tractor driver from Ruskington drove an unlit wide load on a dark country road causing a collision that left the other driver with life-changing injuries, Lincoln Crown Court was told today (Friday).

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William Andrew Wright.

UPDATED: Former Lincolnshire police officer jailed for life

A former Lincolnshire police officer has been sentenced to life imprisonment today (July 13) after being found guilty of raping and sexual assaulting a young boy.

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Have you seen this man?

UPDATE: Man who escaped from Boston police custody ‘not a risk to public’

Police say the man who has escaped custody in Boston yesterday afternoon, Thursday, July 13, is ‘not a risk to the public’.

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The dumped elephant.

Rocking elephant wrecked at Boston play area

A children’s rocking elephant ride, costing £600, has been wrecked at Boston’s Burgess Pit play area.

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Electric cabling running through the ceiling from the pub to an en-suite bathroom to power kitchen equipment.

Appeal fails for man convicted of running unlicensed HMO in Boston

A man who appealed against his conviction and sentence for running an unlicensed and hazardous-to-life HMO (House in Multiple Occupation) in Boston has been ordered by a court to pay even more.

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Police appeal over robbery in Boston

Police appeal over robbery in Boston

Police are appealing for information following a robbery in Boston.

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DJ Terry Young. Photo: supplied

Tractor driver sentenced for causing death of Boston DJ

A tractor driver who caused the death of a popular Boston disc jockey when he failed to see his scooter was today (Thursday) sentenced to 150 hours of unpaid work in the community and banned from the road for two years.

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