Trio appear in court over alleged tractor thefts

Lincoln Crown Court.
Lincoln Crown Court.

A Ruskington man has appeared before Lincoln Crown Court today (Thursday) as part of a trio accused of stealing tractors.

Robert Ruff, 36, of Roxholm Close, and Barry Maltby, 33, of Dennis Estate, Kirton, are each charged with theft of two tractors at Miningsby between February 13 and 18.

Both men together with Elliott Lawrence, 18, of Wright Wilson Street, Retford, are accused of the theft of a further tractor at Metheringham on April 18.

No pleas were taken at today’s hearing and the three men were granted conditional bail to appear back before the court on May 22.