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Behind bars: Lincolnshire murderers, rapists and other criminals locked up so far in 2017

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Murderers, sex offenders, robbers and violent thugscourts in Lincolnshire and the rest of the region have had a busy start to 2017, jailing criminals for a whole host of serious offences.

Take a look at some of the Lincolnshire offenders convicted in the first two and a bit months of the year:


Paul Parker

Paul Parker. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

Paul Parker, who ran a hotel in Skegness from the late 1980s, was jailed for 14 years after admitting rape and other sex attacks on young boys.

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Jason Baker

Jason Baker. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

Jason Baker, from Holbeach, who arranged to meet victim Michael Timmins, who was then robbed of cash and cannabis, was jailed for four-and-a-half years at Lincoln Crown Court.

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Callum Bedford

Callum Bedford

Callum Bedford, 28, of Lairgate Place, Cleethorpes, was sentenced to 14 years in prison after admitting to a string of sexual offences against a girl under the age of two – including attempted rape.

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Christopher Magee

Christopher Magee

Christopher Magee, 31, was jailed for life at Nottingham Crown Court following a vicious three-hour assault on a woman, where he poured bleach on the woman before trying to set her on fire, and also urinated on her.

Two of his accomplices from Grantham were also sent to prison.

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Casey Scott

Casey Scott. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

Casey Scott, 29, from Skegness, was jailed for life after he murdered a Romanian sex worker after luring her to his home.

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Thomas Thorpe

Thomas Thorpe

Thomas Thorpe, from Boston, was jailed for two years and eight months after he slashed his partner with a craft knife as she lay in bed.

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Joseph Kaczkowski

Joseph Kaczkowski battered his blind mum senseless in a row over money

Paranoid schizophrenic Joseph Kaczkowski, 53, from Grimsby,  viciously beat his blind 93-year-old mum senseless in a row over money.

Kaczkowski was given an indefinite detention order under the Mental Health Act at Grimsby Crown Court.

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Ruslanas Solovjovas

Ruslanas Solovjovas was jailed for 14 months. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

Ruslanas Solovjovas, 39, was jailed for 14 months after he shot five people with an air rifle in Boston.

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Kurtis Lamptey and Reece Francis

Kurtis Lamptey (left) and Reece Francis (right) have been jailed for a robbery in Spalding

Kurtis Lamptey and his accomplice Reece Francis were jailed after robbing a Spalding mobile phone shop at knifepoint leaving staff terrified.

Lamptey was jailed for three years with his sentence to run consecutively to a six year jail sentence he received in June 2016, Francis was jailed for two years and eight months.

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Gregory Willis

Gregory Willis. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

Gregory Willis, from Grantham, was jailed for 14 years after he broke into a house in the town and attempted to rape 94-year-old woman.

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Joshua O’Dea

Joshua O’Dea was jailed for 13-and-a-half years

Joshua O’Dea, 26, from Grimsby, was jailed for 13-and-a-half-years after he admitted robbery at George Hewitt and Son Jewellers in Victoria Street on March 15, 2016.

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Alan Boulter

Alan Boulter was jailed for 20 months after being snared by paedophile hunters

Alan Boulter, 52, of Pershore Avenue, Grimsby, was jailed for 20 months after he arranged to pay what he believed to be an underage girl £50 for “naughty fun” outside Grimsby railway station.

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Michael Roles

Michael Roles was jailed for 18 years

Michael Roles, 64, was jailed for 18 years after being found guilty of 15 sexual offences against children.

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Scott Cheetham

Scott Cheetham. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

Scott Cheetham, from Skegness, was jailed for 40 months after he was caught with a stash of crack cocaine and heroin when he was stopped by police.

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Patick Kiyama

Patrick Kiyama was jailed for four years at Lincoln Crown Court. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

Patrick Kiyama, 27, was jailed for four years after he started a fire in his cell at a Lincolnshire immigration centre.

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