Boston’s Town Rangers have answered more than 185 calls for help from shops during February, March and April, the
latest figures have revealed.
Family and friends of a woman who was murdered at her home with her six-year-old son will be able to pay their respects at a memorial service.
A shoplifter who owes the courts just under £1,400 was found drinking in Boston an hour-and-a-half after being banned from doing it by police.
A man was arrested in Coningsby on Wednesday following an argument.
The under-fire chairman of Lincolnshire’s Police and Crime Panel is to stand down from his role next month in the wake of the suspended chief constable saga.5 comments
Friend of double murder victims drove with no licence or insurance to ‘do right thing’ and offer lift to fellow mourner
A friend of the victims of a double murder in Boston has been disqualified from driving for 18 months after trying to ‘do the right thing’.
A shop owner caught selling banned ‘dangerous’ cigarettes has been ordered to carry out unpaid work.
Detectives are appealing for help to solve two burglaries in the borough.
Two of Lincolnshire highest profile elected policing figures have been probed by MPs this afternoon at a Home Affairs Committee meeting in Westminster.2 comments
A new scheme being launched to tackle retail crime and anti-social behaviour around shops in Boston has gained the support of police and the borough council.
Boston’s May Fair passed off without any major hitch this year, avoiding a repeat of last year’s problems.1 comment
Here’s a rundown of the latest set of results from the courtroom:
Video: Taskforce leader set to get to grips with Lincolnshire Police chief constable’s suspension video
A new taskforce has been created to allow the Lincolnshire Police and Crime Panel to ‘get to the bottom of’ the suspension of the force’s chief constable in February.7 comments
A spot of DIY before a job interview was the reason given for a man to be caught with a ‘Stanley-type’ knife in his pocket later that day.
Chief constable Neil Rhodes’ suspension by PCC Alan Hardwick to be examined by ‘cross-party’ working group
The suspension of the counties leading police officer is to be investigated by a ‘cross-party’ task group following a meeting of the Lincolnshire Police and Crime Panel today (Thursday).
Members of the public have labelled the Lincolnshire Police and Crime Panel a ‘shambles’ after they were inadvertently excluded from an extraordinary meeting this afternoon.14 comments
Police say that the May Fair in Boston has so far been free of the type of trouble that marred the family event last year.
A Boston man who carried out a samurai sword attack that left two victims with serious injuries has today been jailed for 27 months.
The application for a fourth off-licence premises in Kirton has been refused following a large number of objections by members of the public.1 comment
Here’s a rundown of the latest set of court results from Boston Magistrates’ Court:
A man’s current and ex partner’s clashed on the dance floor of a Boston club in a fracas that left one man unconscious after being strangled.
Shops could be asked to ban the sale of super strength booze in Boston in a bid to cut crime and anti-social behaviour.1 comment
Extra officers will be put on duty during the May Fair with orders that ‘disorder will not be tolerated’ during this year’s event.
Friends have paid their tributes to the two people who were stabbed to death in a double murder in Boston last week.
Patrols in Boston have been increased, with senior officers among those on the beat, according to the town’s chief inspector.
Here’s a rundown of the latest cases before the courts:
Police have confirmed more underwater searches have been authorised to take place this week as police continue to look for missing Dulcie Brewster.
A shoplifter arrested as he tried to steal aftershave from a town centre store was found with fake £10 notes, Lincoln Crown Court was told on Friday.
Teenagers have told youths to ‘show some respect’ and stop setting light to aerosol cans near a memorial to their friend at a skatepark.
A man has been given a conditional discharge after leaving ‘wet’ drugs to dry in his spare room while he visited Poland for a funeral.
A man, who hid from police under a bed after damaging a taxi, has been given a curfew and ordered to do 60 hours unpaid work.
A mix-up over charity bags resulted in one charity being blocked into a Boston road and police called out yesterday (Thursday).1 comment
A man, alleged to have stolen a wedding band and engagement rings, could have tried to sell them in the Boston area - according to police.
Fears a man might jump in the river along London Road resulted in police being called out this morning (Friday).
A man left a fellow night clubber with “life changing” injuries after punching him in the face.
Police are reminding people to be aware when approached by street traders following a theft on Saturday.
Lincolnshire’s Chief constable Neil Rhodes and police and crime commissioner Alan Hardwick officially opened the newly refurbished custody suite at Boston Police Station this morning (Thursday).
A man charged with the murders of two people and an attempted murder of a third in Boston has today (Thursday) appeared at Lincoln Crown Court.
A family have been left ‘shocked’ by the tragic murder of a mum from Sutterton and her six-year-old son at their Lancashire home.
A judge criticised the ‘offensive and repulsive’ actions of an 81-year-old Boston sex offender who put a young girl through ‘living hell’.
New cells will be formally opened at Boston Police Station this week after the custody suite was given a £474,000 revamp.1 comment
Wednesday: 11.40am: A man was today remanded in custody charged with the murders of two people and an attempted murder following Sunday morning’s incident in Boston.
Tuesday: Police have officially named the two people who were murdered in Boston in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Here’s the latest set of results from cases before the courts:
A senior police officer has reassured residents that Boston is a safe place ‘to live and to work’ following a double murder on Sunday.10 comments
Police continue to search for missing Boston woman Dulcie Brewster today (Monday).
Fly Swat team collects 320 tonnes of rubbish from sites in Boston - including 1,070 tyres, 129 mattresses and 99 TVs
The borough’s Fly Swat clearance team has collected more than 320 tonnes of dumped rubbish from fly-tip sites.
A former servicemen who came to England to make a better life for himself has been sent to prison – after shoplifting repeatedly while drunk.
A coroner has ruled that an ‘enormous’ fire that ripped through a car, killing the owner inside, was an unexplained accident.
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- Friend of double murder victims drove with no licence or insurance to ‘do right thing’ and offer lift to fellow mourner
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