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New recruits give police ‘headroom’ to serve Lincolnshire

Almost 85 new recruits are to join Lincolnshire Police this year as the force waits to hear whether its £117 million budget will be increased.

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Project combats £7m cost of worst re-offenders in Lincolnshire

A programme which aims to reduce re-offending has grown to involve 54 offenders who have committed 2,470 crimes in Lincolnshire during their lifetimes and cost victims and the criminal justice system more than £6.9 million.

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Court news.

Court round-up: Grantham area defendants brought before the courts

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

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The new Lincolnshire Police memorial garden.

Lincolnshire Chief Constable to open force’s new memorial garden

Lincolnshire’s Chief Constable Neil Rhodes will open the force’s new memorial garden this week, one of his last official duties before retiring at the end of January.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Grantham burglaries investigated by police

A series of house and shed burglaries in Grantham are being investigated by police.

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Hacker using laptop

From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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Horse killed in collision with car at Ancaster

A horse died after being hit by a car in Ancaster on Wednesday.

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Lincoln Crown Court.

“A good example of the dangers the internet poses to young people” as man is sentenced for threatening to post explicit photos of teenage girl

A former public schoolboy was given a suspended sentence at Lincoln Crown Court after he threatened to distribute explicit photos of a teenage girl on Facebook unless she handed over £100 and had sex with him.

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Melvin the giraffe was taken from his Grantham home but has now been found

Family happy as Melvin the giraffe is found and returned to Grantham home

Melvin the giraffe has returned home after being stolen.

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Stasys Skarbalius

Bogus gangmasters face jail and possible deportation if they don’t repay £100,000s in ill-gotten gains

A couple, who were jailed in 2015 in a landmark conviction under licensing legislation, have been ordered to repay more than £400,000 in criminal proceeds.

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Stefan Hollingworth

UPDATE: Teenager missing in Grantham has been found

Police say a teenager reported missing from Grantham has been found.

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Do you recognise these men?

CCTV released of three men wanted for sexually assaulting girl, 13, on Grantham to Peterborough train

Recognise these men? Police like to speak to them after a teenage girl was sexually assaulted on a Grantham to Peterborough train.

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NEWSFLASH: Five men arrested following attacks on more than 60 vehicles around Melton

NEWSFLASH: Five men arrested following attacks on more than 60 vehicles around Melton

Five men have been arrested on suspicion of criminal damaage following attacks on more than 60 vehicles in Melton and surrounding villages.

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Armed Police

Armed police patrols in Lincolnshire end after busy Christmas and New Year period

A temporary policing operation which saw visibly armed officers patrolling busy and crowded places in Lincolnshire over the Christmas and New Year period has come to an end.

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Klaidas Kosinskas

UPDATE: Grantham twins missing since New Year’s Eve have been found

Twins aged just 15 who were missing since New Year’s Eve have now been found, say police.

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Action Fraud warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails that claim you have placed an order

Action Fraud warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails that claim you have placed an order

Action Fraud has received several reports from victims who have been sent convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon.

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The damaged gates at Fulbeck Hall. EMN-170301-101115001

UPDATE: Appeal after Fulbeck Hall grand iron gates demolished by unknown driver

A Grade II* listed gateway to a stately home has been demolished by a large vehicle which left the scene leaving an estimated £100,000 in damage.

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Police are hunting for witnesses

NEWSFLASH: Melton link to vandalism of more than 60 cars in villages along the A607

Police are linking a car abandoned in Melton with reports of vandalism on more than 60 vehicles in villages stretching 25 miles along the A607 near to the town.

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Police want to speak to this man over an assault in Folkingham. ANL-170101-171103001

Image released of man wanted over assault

Bourne Police have released this image of a man they need to speak with in relation to an assault in Folkingham on Sunday, December 11.

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Court round-up: Grantham area defendants brought before magistrates

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

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