Courts

Spalding man was three times the legal alcohol limit in 2pm collision

A Spalding driver involved in a traffic collision, was found to be three times over the legal alcohol limit at two in the afternoon. Kestas Zickus, 51, of Pennygate, admitted driving with excess alcohol and without insurance when he appeared before District Judge Peter Veits sitting at Boston Magistrates Court. Prosecuting, Lou Johnson said police came across the two vehicle ...

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Pair’s violent parking argument left one unconscious

Two strangers are facing jail after a violent confrontation over parking which left one unconscious. Appearing separately before District Judge Peter Veits at Boston Magistrates Court, Lee Seymour, 51, of Mansell Close and Tim Herd, 45, whose address was not listed, both admitted affray in the late evening incident on New Street in Spalding November 9. Prosecuting, Lou Johnson said ...

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Fine for man whose ‘toxic’ waste burns at home reportedly hit health of neighbour and their animals

A man has been fined over £5,000 after he burnt waste illegally for months on end at his home. Adam Ivory, 38, of Magnolia Cottage, Tydd St Giles stored and burnt waste without a permit between April 2019 and September 2020. A neighbour reported that commercial waste was being burnt at the site every 3-5 weeks where it was being ...

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Holbeach teen died after being hit by van driven by colleague, court hears

An 18-year-old ground worker died after he was crushed by a works van while clearing out a drain on a new housing estate, a jury heard today (Tuesday, April 26). Josh Disdel, 18, from Holbeach, was working at the White Bridges site off St Thomas Drive, in Boston, when he was hit by a van being driven by a work colleague ...

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Man tells court he’s given up drink after assaulting police officer

A Spalding man, who smashed his handcuffed wrists down on a policeman’s hands, has been given a suspended prison sentence. Mantas Stirbys, 41, of Lansdowne Court admitted being drunk and disorderly as well as assaulting a police officer, when he appeared before District Judge Peter Veits sitting at Boston Magistrates Court. Lou Johnson, prosecuting, said police went to a Spalding ...

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Man had electric stun device, knife and baton

A man found in possession of three offensive weapons, has been given a suspended prison sentence by a district judge sitting at Boston. Nevzat Sevri, 32, of Spalding Road, Holbeach, had admitted all three offences when he appeared at Boston Magistrates Court in March and was appearing for sentence following a pre sentence report by the Probation Service. Lou Johnson, ...

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Man jailed for attack that hospitalised victim with serious head injuries

A 25-year-old who attacked a man leaving him with a fractured skull and bleeding on the brain has been sent to prison. Connor Tierney of Langwith Drive, Holbeach had admitted causing grievous bodily harm to Richard Scott when he appeared at Boston Magistrates Court two weeks ago and was appearing for sentence following a pre sentence report from the Probation ...

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Fined for stealing cooking oil from fish and chip shop

Two Londoners have admitted stealing cooking oil from a Surfleet fish and chip shop. Nencho Borisov, 37, and Krastyo Asenov, 35, both from Wood End in London, admitted stealing £50worth of cooking oil from The Cod Squad in Surfleet on April 2. The Boston Magistrates Court heard that police found the two men in a Mercedes van with the cooking ...

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Wanted man denies robbing petrol station

A wanted man from Holbeach denied a charge of robbery when he appeared at Lincoln Crown Court.  Connor Tierney, 25, of Langwith Drive, was on bail for a charge of robbery on March 15 in Long Sutton. He is accused of robbing the BP Main Road Filling Station, in Long Sutton, of a quantity of alcohol, cigarettes and a Yodel ...

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Man spotted driving erratically blamed being over alcohol limit on lack of food

A driver told magistrates he thought he’d been found over the alcohol limit because he had not eaten for hours. Szymon Platek, 46, of Eastern Road, Holbeach St Matthews admitted driving with excess alcohol when he appeared before magistrates in Boston. Marie Stace, prosecuting, said Platek was stopped by officers when driving his Audi car in Tattershall Road in Boston ...

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Third ban for man who told court he wanted to drive for a living

A Spalding man who told magistrates that driving disqualifications had ‘ruined his life’ as he had wanted to be a professional driver, has been banned again. Valdis Caune, 31, of Regent Street, admitted driving while disqualified and without insurance when heappeared at Boston Magistrates Court. Prosecuting, Marie Stace said he was stopped by police while driving his Mercedes C220 in ...

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Man denies making indecent images of children

A man has appeared in court at Boston on allegations of making and distributing indecent images of children. Philip Beattie, 39, of George Avenue, Gedney Drove End has denied three allegations ofmaking indecent photographs of children and one of distributing an indecent image. All the offences are alleged to have taken place between October 2020 and May 2021 and involve ...

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Drink driver nearly collided with police

A man who got into a car drunk and then nearly collided with a police car has been banned from driving for more than three years. Officers were patrolling Wellington Street, Peterborough, in a marked police car at 9pm on 17 December last year, when a Ford Fiesta being driven by Daniel Taylor pulled out at a junction in front ...

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Holbeach woman accused of four assaults on police officers

A Holbeach woman has appeared in court on charges including four assaults on police officers. Rebecca Duggan (27) is also accused of failing to provide a breath sample in the same incident at King’s Lynn on March 11. She entered not guilty pleas to those five charges. Duggan, of Market Rasen Way, admitted to two further offences – possession of ...

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Teen pleads not guilty to raping boy (7)

A teenager has appeared in Boston Youth Court on an allegation of rape on a boy of seven. The teenager, who was 13 at the time of the alleged offence in June last year, cannot be named for legal reasons. He pleaded not guilty to the charge alleged to have taken place in the South Holland area. District Judge Peter ...

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Disqualified driver told to ‘expect jail’

A disqualified motorist who admitted driving a VW Golf dangerously through the streets of Spalding while followed by police has today (Monday) been warned to expect jail. Lloyd Peter Hook, 27, pleaded guilty to three driving offences when he appeared at Lincoln Crown Court.Hook, of Oxford Gardens, Holbeach, had previously denied all the offences but his case was re-listed before ...

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Teen banned after drug drive charge

A teen has admitted drug driving after being three times over the legal limit. Archie Parkinson, 19, of Main Road, Deeping St Nicholas, appeared at Boston Magistrates Court. Marie Stace, prosecuting, said he was stopped in St Johns Road, Spalding while driving his Honda CRV on October 20 and a blood analysis showed a reading of six micrograms of cannabis, ...

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Spalding man failed to provide specimen after collision

Magistrates have heard a Spalding man who could ‘barely stand up’ when he got out of his car following a collision, failed to give breath or blood samples at the roadside and the police station. Eduards Novikovs, 48, of Winsover Road, admitted failing to provide a specimen when he appeared atBoston Magistrates Court. Prosecuting, Marie Stace said police had been ...

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Stonemason accused of failing to supply memorial headstones back in court

A Lincolnshire based stonemason who is accused of failing to supply memorial headstones to his customers has today (Wednesday) appeared at Lincoln Crown Court. Julian Karl Gaunt, 53, had been due to go on trial at Lincoln Crown Court in April 2020 – but the hearing was adjourned because of the coronavirus outbreak. It was the third time Gaunt’s trial ...

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Motorcyclist who died in crash was drink driving, inquest hears

A motorcyclist who crashed and died on a rural South Holland road was almost twice the drink-drive limit. Jacob Williams (26) came off the Honda on Station Road, part of which runs alongside the River Nene between Sutton Bridge and Tydd St Mary. The crash location was close to the junction with Front Road, which leads to Foul Anchor. Mr ...

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