Eight men charged in connection with ‘illegal rave’

Lincoln Crown Court.
Lincoln Crown Court.

Eight men have appeared before Lincoln Crown Court charged with causing a public nuisance after an illegal rave near Sleaford.

The charges relate to an illegal rave that happened in Fen Road, Dunsby, on the night of January 25 this year.

Kyle Perrot, 19, of Nursery Close, Long Sutton; Ashley Box, 20, of Daniels Crescent, Long Sutton; Sam Curtis, 22, of Gate House, Kings Lynn; Mark Payne, 37, of Washway Road, Holbeach; Liam Robinson, 21, of Park Lane, Long Sutton; Luke Onslow, 22, of Gedney Drove End, Spalding; Matthew Wilds, 21, of Alfred Avenue, Metheringham; and Joshua Lake, 21, of Baulkins Drove, Sutton St James, have all been charged with causing a public nuisance.

Perrot, Box and Lake have also been charged with possession of criminal property.

The men appeared at Lincoln Crown Court today (Wednesday) for a preliminary hearing. The case was adjourned for a plea and case management hearing at Lincoln Crown Court on March 6.

None of the men have yet entered a plea. They were all granted unconditional bail until there next court appearance.

The rave attracted more than 200 people and was reported to have caused chaos for Dunsby residents, with thumping bass heard more than a mile away.