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Chief Constable pledges action for farmers over rural crime wave

Sleaford and North Hykeham MP Caroline Johnson was among a panel of MPs and police chiefs discussing rural crime issues facing farmers.

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A dog is treated by RSPCA staff after it was rescued from the puppy farm run by a man who was jailed for six months for animal cruelty offences.

Maximum jail terms for animal cruelty should be increased to five years, say charities

The maximum prison sentence for people convicted of animal cruelty offences should be increased tenfold to five years behind bars, charities have said.

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Police patrols stepped up after reports of anti-social behaviour problems in Sleaford

Police have been responding with foot patrols around Sleaford after reports of anti-social behaviour in a number of areas over the last week.

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Bike stolen from Sleaford railway station and motorbike stolen from garage in town

An orange Diamond Back bicycle was stolen from Sleaford railway station on Saturday between 11am and 4.30pm. Call police on 101 referring to incident 342.

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Mobility scooter stolen from Heckington High Street

A black, Road King mobility scooter has been reported stolen while parked outside the old Spar shop on Heckington High Street.

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Chief Constable Bill Skelly and Lincolnshire PCC Marc Jones with NFU members

Chief Constable vows new focus on rural crime and hare coursing

The Chief Constable for Lincolnshire today vowed to launch a new drive to tackle rural crime.

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Lincolnshire force sees rise in recorded hate crime – but not ‘in the aftermath of Brexit’

Lincolnshire has seen a rise in hate crime but police say there has been ‘no sharp increase in racially or religiously motivated crime in the aftermath of Brexit’, instead saying the biggest rise was against disability and LGBT communities.

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31 incidents of hare coursing in 48-hour operation across Lincolnshire at weekend

Lincolnshire police received 31 reports of hare coursing on Saturday and Sunday in a crackdown on this illegal form of hunting.

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A17 death crash driver told she could face prison

A17 death crash driver told she could face prison

A motorist will be sentenced next month after she admitted causing the death of a woman by careless driving following a multiple vehicle crash on the A17 near Sleaford.

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Lincolnshire Police warning over ‘angry’ prank calls

Lincolnshire Police are raising awareness after numerous reports about ‘angry’ prank phone calls in the county.

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Police on way to apprehend hare coursers spotted in Billinghay area - can you help?

Hare coursing has been reported to police in the Billinghay area within the last hour and officers are said to be on their way to intervene.

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Cannabis growers caught red-handed by police

Cannabis growers caught red-handed by police

Police raided a cannabis farm just as the crop was being harvested, Lincoln Crown Court was told today (Thursday).

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See policing from the inside with ‘ride along’ scheme

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go out on a police patrol?

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Fulbeck man jailed for taking a sledgehammer to cars and threatening to stab a pub customer

A man who took a sledgehammer to vehicles in a pub car park and then threatened to stab a customer who confronted him, has been jailed for 10 months at Lincoln Crown Court today (Thursday).

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Three men suspected of hare coursing sent packing by police

Sleaford police stopped a vehicle suspected of being involved in illegal hare coursing at Heckington Fen yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).

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Parcel stolen from property in Metheringham

A parcel delivered to a property on Granary Close in Metheringham has been stolen before the owners could pick it up.

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Police honour pledge to step up patrols after reports of drug taking and trouble in Sleaford alleyway

Police are backing up their promise of increased high visibility patrols around secluded a Sleaford alleyway after reports of anti-social behaviour and drug abuse.

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Danger warning after five males caught trespassing on Sleaford’s Bass Maltings site

Five males were found on the Bass Maltings site off Mareham Lane in Sleaford by a private security company on Sunday. A police spokesman said they were directed to leave the area and they complied. People are warned to keep away from this dangerous site.

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Former pro-boxer from Sleaford cleared of assault charge

Former professional boxer Amir Unsworth has been cleared by a jury over an allegation that he carried out an assault over two years ago while working as a night club doorman.

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