Trio appear in court over alleged tractor thefts

Lincoln Crown Court.
Lincoln Crown Court.

A Kirton man has appeared before Lincoln Crown Court today (Thursday) as part of a trio accused of stealing tractors.

Barry Maltby, 33, of Dennis Estate, and Robert Ruff, 36, of Roxholm Close, Ruskington are each charged with theft of two tractors at Miningsby between February 13 and 18.

Both men together with Elliott Lawrence, 18, of Wright Wilson Street, Retford, are accused of the theft of a further tractor at Metheringham on April 18.

No pleas were taken at today’s hearing and the three men were granted conditional bail to appear back before the court on May 22.