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Six points and £200 - tough new penalty for mobile use behind the wheel

The four police forces of the East Midlands Operational Support Service (EMOpSS) are supporting a national campaign to raise awareness about tough new penalties for driving while using a mobile phone.

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Criminal damage done to Navenby pavilion

Police are appealing for information about damaged done to the pavilion building at Navenby playing fields.

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Thieves remove electric fence to steal heating oil

Thieves removed an electric fence to get onto a property in Dunston and steal an entire tank of heating oil.

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New approach to reducing crime launched in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Police data shows that just 2% of offenders in Lincolnshire commit 13% of all offences, and the top 2% in Lincoln itself were responsible for more than a quarter (27%) of all offences.

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Gmail hack: Even tech-savvy users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique

Gmail hack: Even tech-savvy users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique

Even tech-savvy Gmail users are falling victim to hackers who steal their login credentials, according to a security expert, who notes that increasingly sophisticated phishing techniques are being employed.

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Three suspected hare coursers caught in South Kyme

Three suspected illegal hare coursers from Leicestershire were caught by Sleaford police officers on Sunday.

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Purse stolen from vehicle in Metheringham

A purse has been reported stolen from a vehicle on Lincoln Road in Metheringham.

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From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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Former LIVES charity worker jailed for 16 months for downloading child porn videos

A Heckington man who worked for the LIVES emergency health care charity has been jailed today (Friday) for downloading porn videos showing girls of just four years old being raped.

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Sleaford shop loses appeal and has alcohol licence revoked

A Sleaford shop can no longer sell alcohol after having its licence revoked for carrying out under-the-counter sales of illegal and counterfeit cigarettes.

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UPDATE: 21-year-old arrested on suspicion of murdering man after young man’s body is found by Lincolnshire roadside

A local 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Chase Tate on Saturday morning.

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Large quantity of insulation stolen from building site in Billinghay

Lincolnshire Police have received a report of a theft of a large quantity of insulation taken from new homes being built on Cullen Close, Billinghay.

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Jail for man who threatened to shoot someone for staring at him

A motorist who sparked a police operation in a village after threatening to shoot a man was today (Wednesday) jailed at Lincoln Crown Court.

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“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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Police renew appeal for return of brass memorial clock stolen from Pointon parish church

Police have released an image of a stolen brass wall clock which had been donated to a village church by a widow in memory of her husband.

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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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County placed third in country for fuel theft

Lincolnshire has been placed in the top three in the UK for losses from commercial fuel theft.

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The body of Chase Tate was found by the side of the A1104  at Miles Cross Hill Ulceby

UPDATE: Devastated parents of 23-year-old man found dead on side of Lincolnshire road plea for information

The parents of a 23-year-old man found dead by the side of a road near Alford son Saturday are asking for anyone with information to come forward.

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Bodies of couple found in Horncastle home

Lincolnshire Police have said they are not treating the deaths of a Horncastle couple as suspicious.

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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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