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‘Can you hear me?’ - Lincolnshire residents warned to hang up on new phone scam

Lincolnshire residents are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United States and is set to hit the UK.

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VIDEO: Stark message to illegal hare coursers - you are not welcome in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Police and the county’s farming community have sent out a significant message to illegal hare coursers that they will not be welcome in the county and may well go home minus their property.

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VIDEO: Watch as an illegal hare courser’s car seized by police is crushed at a Lincolnshire scrapyard today

Lincolnshire Police dealt a crushing blow to one illegal hare courser this morning (Thursday) as they reduced his car to scrap.

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Double penalty points for drivers caught using mobile phone

Double penalty points for drivers caught using mobile phone

New laws coming into force on 1 March will mean that drivers caught using their mobile phone while at the wheel will face double penalty points and a double fine.

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A dog is treated by RSPCA staff after it was rescued from the puppy farm run by a man who was jailed for six months for animal cruelty offences.

Maximum jail terms for animal cruelty should be increased to five years, say charities

The maximum prison sentence for people convicted of animal cruelty offences should be increased tenfold to five years behind bars, charities have said.

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Chief Constable Bill Skelly and Lincolnshire PCC Marc Jones with NFU members

Chief Constable vows new focus on rural crime and hare coursing

The Chief Constable for Lincolnshire today vowed to launch a new drive to tackle rural crime.

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The quad bikes and helmets that were stolen.

Barn break-in leaves family upset and worried intruders might return

Two young girls have been left upset and worried that intruders might return after a barn was broke into yesterday (Thursday).

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Lincolnshire force sees rise in recorded hate crime – but not ‘in the aftermath of Brexit’

Lincolnshire has seen a rise in hate crime but police say there has been ‘no sharp increase in racially or religiously motivated crime in the aftermath of Brexit’, instead saying the biggest rise was against disability and LGBT communities.

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Hare Coursing

31 incidents of hare coursing in 48-hour operation across Lincolnshire at weekend

Lincolnshire police received 31 reports of hare coursing on Saturday and Sunday in a crackdown on this illegal form of hunting.

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Lincolnshire Police warning over ‘angry’ prank calls

Lincolnshire Police are raising awareness after numerous reports about ‘angry’ prank phone calls in the county.

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Police uncover more than £50 million worth of cocaine on Norfolk beaches

Police uncover more than £50 million worth of cocaine on Norfolk beaches

National Crime Agency officers have been called into investigate the discovery of around 360 kilos of cocaine that has washed up on two Norfolk beaches.

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Cannabis growers caught red-handed by police

Cannabis growers caught red-handed by police

Police raided a cannabis farm just as the crop was being harvested, Lincoln Crown Court was told today (Thursday).

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Police

See policing from the inside with ‘ride along’ scheme

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go out on a police patrol?

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COURT RESULTS: Our weekly register of court cases

COURT RESULTS: Our weekly register of court cases

Here’s our latest register of cases heard at Boston and Skegness Magistrates’ Courts...

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Legoland in Windsor. Picture: Wikicommons/Flikr

Huge cannabis factory uncovered at Legoland

A huge cannabis factory has been uncovered at Legoland - apparently planted by someone sneaking in from the Queen’s estate.

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Ruslanas Solovjovas

Ex-army sniper jailed for shooting people with air rifle in Boston

A man who shot five people with an air rifle in Boston had served as a sniper in the Lithuanian Army.

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Unidentified man’s body found in river near Spalding

Police are treating the death of a man as unexplained after his body was found in a river in Spalding.

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One of the new photos in the #NOMORE campaign.

New campaign says #NOMORE to sexual violence and abuse in Lincolnshire

Following the success of last year’s #NOMORE and ‘Ask for Angela’ campaigns, organisations in Lincolnshire are using new images to help improve the culture around consent and sexual violence.

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Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

The use of body cameras by front line police and other uniformed enforcement agencies is increasing at an unstoppable rate both in the US and UK.

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Civilian road police could be given police powers to fine or arrest bad drivers

Civilian road police could be given police powers to fine or arrest bad drivers

Civilian road patrols could be given the power to fine motorists breaking the law under a proposed policy from the Government.

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