Courts

Holbeach man drove while five times above the legal limit for cannabis

A Holbeach man was found to have more than five times the permitted level of cannabis in his bloodstream after he was stopped by police. Joshua Cross, 23, of East Elloe Avenue, admitted driving his Suzuki car under the influence of drugs when he appeared before magistrates in Boston. Prosecuting, Jim Clare said Cross was stopped by police in Double ...

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Driving ban for man who crashed car he was test driving while drunk

A Spalding man who was testing a car he was being offered to buy, crashed into a wall, a court has heard. Kamil Walasiewicz, 34, of Juniper Crescent, admitted driving with excess alcohol, when he appeared at Boston Magistrates Court. Jim Clare, prosecuting, said that on November 24, Walasiewicz crashed the Skoda car into a wall and after providing a ...

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Suspected drug driver told court he refused blood test because he didn’t like needles

A Pinchbeck man has told magistrates that he refused to give a blood sample for analysis because he was afraid of needles. Keiran Worth, 24, of Cherry Holt Lane had admitted failing to provide the sample after he was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs, following a positive drugs wipe for cannabis and cocaine. Sukhdev Bisla had told ...

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Inquest rules death was accident

A 43-year-old Whaplode man died after accidentally hitting his head while drunk, an inquest into his death has concluded. James Le Sage was found dead by a porter at The Woodlands Hotel in Spalding on September 14, 2020, Lincoln Coroner’s Court was told recently. The inquest heard Mr Le Sage was staying at the hotel while his parents, who he ...

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Pensioner (73) to face trial by jury over historic child sexual assault charges

A pensioner facing allegations of historic sexual assaults on children is to face a jury trial later this year. David Walker, 73, of Coronation Close, Spalding, is accused of three charges of attempted rape and five charges of sexual assault. The charges relate to dates between May 2004 and June 2012. Walker appeared remotely before Lincoln Crown Court. No charges ...

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Teen who possessed indecent images of children given community order

A Holbeach St Marks teenager who admitted viewing indecent images of children was sentenced to a two year community order after a judge decided he needed “urgent help.” Joseph Orbell, 18, of Strawberry Fields Drive, uploaded a total of 782 still and 64 moving images of children between January 2015 and March 2019. Lincoln Crown Court heard police executed a ...

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Fleet woman avoids going back to jail after being suspected of arranging drug deals in prison

A Fleet woman found with a mobile phone and charger on her while in prison for robbery was suspected to be arranging drug deals. Danielle Brown, who was released from HMP Peterborough on licence last month, produced the equipment from her bra as prison officers were about to start a body search. Peterborough Magistrates’ Court heard it happened on August ...

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Jailed over Donington assault that man is still unconscious from 13 months later

A Donington man has been jailed for three years after an assault left his victim with brain damage. At around 11.30pm on January 4, 2020, defendant Paul Hayes, 46, of Quadring Road was drinking in the Black Bull in Donington. His victim, Mark Hatcher had also been in the pub drinking that evening. Mr Hatcher, 46, from Donington, was asked ...

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Former headteacher denies child sex charges

A former Lincolnshire primary school headteacher today (Thursday) denied child sex charges when he appeared before Lincoln Crown Court. James Shawley (44), who was headteacher at St Bartholomew Primary School in West Pinchbeck, pleaded not guilty to attempting to engage in sexual communication with a 14-year-old child. He denied two charges of attempting to incite a child to engage in sexual ...

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Spalding woman fined for illegally tattooing 14-year-old boy

A 23-year-old Spalding woman has been ordered to pay more than a thousand pounds in compensation to a 14-year-old boy who she illegally tattooed. Jordan Wheeler of Estella Way admitted the offence of tattooing the boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, when she appeared before magistrates in Boston. Prosecuting, Dale Brownless said that while he was at her ...

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Drug driver crashed into boat

A police pursuit of a Holbeach driver ended when her car crashed into a boat. But Charlotte Jade Watson and her passenger escaped a soaking too – it was in landlocked Sutton Road, Walpole Cross Keys. It emerged that Watson was drug-driving and without a full licence. Police had concerns and started following Watson after she passed them on the ...

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Man admits weapons charges

A Pinchbeck man has told a court a knuckleduster he was found in possession of was a piece of artwork gifted by a friend. James Christopher Collin, 20, of Brownlow Crescent, Pinchbeck also admitted being in possession of a flick lock knife which he claimed was to carry out work on his car when he appeared before magistrates at Boston. ...

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Gosberton woman admits drunken attack

A 20 year old who carried out an unprovoked attack on another young woman in the early hours of the morning, has been ordered to pay her compensation. Chloe Harrison of Mill Lane, Gosberton admitted assaulting Beth Prowting by beating when she appeared at Boston Magistrates Court. Prosecuting, Jim Clare said that in the early hours of August 16 2020, ...

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Long Sutton pensioner had 1.5 million indecent images including of children and animals

A court has heard that a 66 year old Long Sutton man had a million and a half pornographic and indecent images on his computer and other devices within the home. Ian Stuart Bradbury, 66, of Roman Bank admitted three charges relating to 330 category A (the most serious), 419 category B and 45,736 category C indecent photographs of children, ...

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Gedney Dyke businessman stored and burned waste illegally

A businessman has been given an 18-week suspended sentence for storing and burning waste illegally at a site in Gedney Dyke, despite repeated warnings from the Environment Agency.  Peter Higgins, 73, the owner of PJH Bathrooms, Kitchens and Tiles Ltd, based at Yew Lodge, Hallgate, Gedney Dyke, stored waste on ground next to the company showroom without a permit for ...

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Spalding drug dealer avoids jail

A drug dealer was arrested after police stopped a car and found a stash of drugs inside, Lincoln Crown Court was told today (Friday, January 22). Terry Parbury was a front seat passenger in the vehicle which drove away from the scene of an alleged assault in Hampton Close, Spalding. Ian Way, prosecuting, told the court “The defendant was observed ...

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Inquest hears of heart patient’s wait for medics

An emergency call taker has had extra supervision after “pretty poor” service when a Pode Hole man had a cardiac arrest, an inquest has been told. The hearing, in Lincoln, was told Michal Jagodzki was taken ill at home on November 16, 2019. After being told an ambulance could take an hour by a 111 call handler, his family and ...

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Man (73) in court over charges of attempted rape and sexual assaults on children as young as three

A 73 year old Spalding man has been sent for trial at Lincoln Crown Court on a range of historic allegations of sexual assaults on children aged between three and 15 years old. David Walker of Coronation Close entered no pleas at Boston Magistrates Court to the five allegations of sexual assault and three of attempted rape, all of which ...

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Teen made nearly 800 child porn images over four year period

A teenager from Holbeach St Marks has admitted making hundreds of indecent images of children. Joseph Orbell, 18, of Strawberry Fields Drive, admitted making a total of 782 still and 16 moving images of children between January 2015 and March 2019. Prosecuting at Boston Magistrates Court, Michael Little said police executed a search warrant at Orbell’s home on March 5, ...

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Driver was over legal cannabis limit

A driver who tested positive for more than three times the permitted level of cannabis in his bloodstream, has been banned from driving by magistrates in Boston. Justinas Gabrenas, 28, of Delgate Avenue, Weston, who admitted the offence, was seen by police driving down West Marsh Road at 11.30am on May 6 last year and, when they stopped him, it ...

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