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Police issue warning after series of thefts from cars in Grantham

Police in Grantham are warning residents in the Grantham area to remain vigilant after eight unlocked vehicles had property stolen from them over the weekend.

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Lincolnshire Police to “name and shame” drink-drivers

Lincolnshire Police will identify drink-drivers and those driving under the influence of drugs.

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A man wanted in connection with an attempted armed robbery at the Premier store, Hillingford Way, Grantham.

Man draws firearm in attempted robbery at Grantham store

Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery in Grantham in which a man draws a firearm.

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Sat navs and golf clubs stolen in spate of thefts from cars in Grantham

Sat navs and golf clubs stolen in spate of thefts from cars in Grantham

Satnavs and golf clubs were among items stolen in a spate of thefts from cars in Grantham overnight at the weekend.

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Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones.

Lincolnshire Police Commissioner issues survey ahead of next year’s budget

The Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner is asking the public to fill in a survey before next year’s budget is set for the county force.

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Crack cocaine and heroin found after driver crashes in Wilsford

A motorist was caught with heroin and crack cocaine after his car veered off the road, a court was told.

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Lincolnshire Police: ‘No link between lights switch-off and rise in crime levels’

Lincolnshire Police: ‘No link between lights switch-off and rise in crime levels’

Lincolnshire Police has released its initial findings into the effect the introduction of part-night street lighting has had on the county’s crime levels.

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Corby Glen man fined for dumping litter near village

A Corby Glen man has been fined and left with a bill of £750 for dumping litter on a track to a wooded area outside the village.

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Max Hubbard

Update: Grantham King’s School pupil, 17, killed in A52 crash was ‘much loved and popular’

The headteacher of The King’s School has paid tribute to a “much loved pupil with an infectious smile” who tragically died yesterday in a crash on the A52.

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Grantham police find more than £1,000 worth of crack cocaine after arresting man in George Shopping Centre

A man who hid £1,000 of crack cocaine inside his body in a bid to avoid detection has been jailed at Lincoln Crown Court.

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No link between street lights switch-off and crime levels, say police

Lincolnshire Police has today (Monday) released its initial findings into the effect that the introduction of part-night street lighting has had on the county’s crime levels.

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Lincolnshire Trading Standards officers Kirsty Toyne and Eve Wrighton with a range of products used by scammers who have cheated victims out of an estimated �2million over the last 18 months.  Photo supplied by Lincolnshire County Council.

Scam busting move after victims taken for £2million rides

Lincolnshire Police and trading standards officers are mounting a joint campaign against scams after learning that it may be costing people about £2million a year.

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FORCE STRATEGY: Chief Constable Bill Skelly with Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones.  Photo supplied by Lincolnshire Police.

New police plan for Lincolnshire hangs on budget settlement

The future standard of policing in South Holland and Lincolnshire rests on an improved cash package from the Government, according to the county’s top cop.

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Court round-up: Grantham area defendants brought before magistrates

Grantham area defendants brought before magistrates recently include:

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CCTV images released by the British Transport Police in connection with a theft at Grantham railway station.

Officers hunt men in connection with theft of handbag from Grantham station

CCTV images of two men have been released by the British Transport Police (BTP) as they investigate the theft of a bus driver’s handbag.

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Grantham man given suspended jail sentence after waving gun at neighbours

A drunken man produced a pistol after complaining about the noise from a car engine outside his Grantham home, Lincoln Crown Court was told today.

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Burglar jailed after smashing Grantham shop display window to steal mobile phones worth more than £2,000

A burglar who stole mobile phones worth over £2,000 after smashing his way in to a Grantham shop was jailed today for 20 months.

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Marc Fardell and Jas O'Connor

Grantham pair jailed over £2m cocaine supply plot fail in their bid to avoid paying £40,000 bill

Two men caged for their parts in a massive cocaine supply network centred on the Grantham area are facing up to confiscation bills totaling £40,000.

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Police investigate case of dangerous driving in Grantham

Police are investigating a case of dangerous driving of a vehicle suspected of being involved in hare coursing.

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Health facilities ‘unfit for purpose’ at Whatton Prison

Staff shortages are having a negative impact on standards for inmates at Whatton Prison, an independent board has found.

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