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Preferred candidate named in hunt for Lincolnshire’s new Chief Constable

Devon and Cornwall Deputy Chief Constable Bill Skelly has been named as the preferred candidate for Lincolnshire’s new police chief.

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Minister for Policing, Brandon Lewis, with Lincolnshire's Chief Constable Neil Rhodes.

Minister for Policing visits Lincolnshire Police HQ

The Minister for Policing, Brandon Lewis, has visited Lincolnshire Police as part of an operation he has called ‘Operation Cops’ which involves him visiting forces to meet frontline staff and hear first-hand about the issues affecting them and the work they do in the community.

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Illegal cigarettes seized by officers investigating Mick and Anne Embling.

Grantham couple caught selling 26,000 illegal cigarettes and tobacco

A Grantham husband and wife have been sentenced at crown court after they were caught selling thousands of illegal cigarettes and tobacco.

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Telephone scam alert.

Crime prevention advice scam warning issued by police

Lincolnshire Police are warning of the latest email scam which attempts to fool people into thinking the malicious attachment is actually crime prevention advice from the Metropolitan Police.

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Villager helps police capture four illegal immigrants dropped off in village north of Grantham

A villager played a vital part in the capture of four alleged illegal immigrants who were dropped off by a lorry in Foston last week.

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National Lottery confirms people’s personal information may have been accessed in the attempted hack

National Lottery confirms people’s personal information may have been accessed in the attempted hack

National Lottery operator Camelot has this morning revealed they are aware of “suspicious activity” which has been detected on a number of players’ online accounts.

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Missing man Robert Lucas

Concerns grow for missing Newark man

Police are becoming increasingly concnerd about missing person Robert Lucas, who has been missing from his Newark since since Monday, November 4.

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Make sure it’s the criminals that are left short changed this festive period

Make sure it’s the criminals that are left short changed this festive period

Police will be supporting the Action Fraud national awareness campaign to help prevent people from becoming victims of online shopping fraud as well as other types of fraud which people fall victim to during the seasonal period.

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Marc Jones

Have your say: Lincolnshire police and crime commissioner launches spending consultation

Lincolnshire’s police and crime commissioner, Marc Jones, has launched a consultation to ask residents their views on a series of policing issues.

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Police news.

Deer poachers damage hundreds of acres of crop fields east of Grantham

Hundreds of acres of farmland have been damaged near Folkingham and nearby Morton by suspected “deer poachers”, according to police.

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Court news.

Court round-up: Grantham area defendants brought before magistrates

Grantham area cases brought before magistrates sitting in Lincoln recently include:

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Witness appeal after van stolen from pub car park in Brant Broughton

A grey Renault Traffic van has been stolen from a pub car park in Brant Broughton.

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Found - Grantham man Paul Dixon. EMN-161119-163047001

Man missing from Grantham has been located by police

Lincolnshire Police have announced that a man missing from the Grantham area has been found safe and well.

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Missing man Paul Carter

Missing man thought to be in Grantham

Lincolnshire Police have issued an appeal for help in tracking down a missing man.

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Lincolnshire Police start recruitment campaign for officers

Lincolnshire Police will begin a campaign next week to recruit more officers, stating that applicants must have lived in the county for at least a year to qualify.

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Masonry broken off All Saints Church Hougham while lead was stolen from the roof.

Churchgoers ‘sickened’ after gang steals lead from churches around Grantham

Churchgoers in the village of Hougham say they are ‘sickened’ following the theft of a huge amount of lead from their church roof.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Police warning after burglary in Grantham

Burglars have struck at a house and a shed in Grantham.

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Stephen Woollas

Grantham tyre company to be sentenced following death of employee in 2014

A Grantham company which admitted breaching health and safety rules following the death of an employee two years ago is likely to be sentenced in the new year.

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VIDEO: Zero police tolerance for drivers using mobile phones

VIDEO: Zero police tolerance for drivers using mobile phones

The four police forces of the East Midlands Operational Support Service (EMOpSS) are supporting the second national ‘distracted driving’ campaign.

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