Lincolnshire

Behind bars: Lincolnshire criminals locked up in May 2017

Dangerous drivers, child sex offenders, armed robbers… courts in Lincolnshire have this month jailed criminals for a host of serious offences.

Take a look at some of the Lincolnshire offenders convicted in May:


Scott Cooper

Scott Cooper has been jailed for 15 months. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

Scott Cooper was jailed for 15 months after he shopped himself to police when he became angry in Gainsborough town centre while armed with a knife.

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Michael Want

Michael Want

Michael Want, 33, was jailed for 10 years after being found guilty of raping a woman in Grimsby in January last year.

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Kenneth Wallace

Kenneth Wallace has been given a four and a half year prison sentence for causing the teen’s death.

Kenneth Wallace, 53, was jailed for four-and-a-half-years for causing the death of a 17-year-old by driving dangerously on the A1 at Grantham.

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Scott Humphries

Scott Humphries

Scott Humphries was jailed for six years after he filmed himself carrying out sex acts on the woman while she was asleep.

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Faith Espin

Faith Espin has been jailed for three years. Photo: Steve Daniels

Faith Espin, a mother of two, was jailed for three years and banned from driving for six-and-a-half years after she caused two crashes within three weeks while drink driving.

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Craig Walling

Craig Walling has been jailed

Craig Walling was jailed for four years after he carried out an armed robbery at a Spalding bookmakers, making off with £500 from the till.

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Shane Peat

Shane Peat has been jailed for more than five years

Shane Peat was jailed for five years and four months after he carried on dealing drugs despite being arrested by police.

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Jack Stafford

Jack Stafford has been jailed for two years

Jack Stafford was jailed for two years after being caught red-handed during a raid.

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Stephen Lee Mitchell and Kevin Montgomery

(L-R) Kevin Montgomery and Stephen Lee Mitchell

Stephen Lee Mitchell, 39 and Kevin Montgomery, 48, were jailed for a total of 25 years for grievous bodily harm and aggravated burglary following an incident on October 23 in Skegness in which a man in his 50s had his face slashed with a knife and was tied up and robbed in his own home.

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Roy Hayes

Roy Hayes has been jailed for more than four years

Roy Hayes was jailed for four years and eight months after he committed sex offences against teenage girls over Skype, persuading them to strip and perform sexual acts as he watched.

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Mark Smith

Mark Smith has been jailed for rape

Mark Smith was jailed for seven years after he raised his fist at a 10-year-old boy and threatened him before raping him.

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Avan Mogridge

Avan Mogridge has been jailed for 18 years

Avan Mogridge was jailed for 18 years after raping and threatening to kill an 18-year-old girl.

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Sandro Pires Dos Santos

Sandro Pires Dos Santos has been jailed for more than two years

Sandro Pires Dos Santos, 19, was jailed for two-and-a-half-years after he was caught drug dealing at Grantham railway station.

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Michael Firth

Michael Firth has been jailed for three years

Michael Firth was jailed for three years after he was caught in a police operation targeted at drug dealers operating on the streets of Skegness.

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Peter Bird

Peter Bird

Peter Bird, 72, was jailed for eight months after he admitted viewing indecent images of children.

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Jamie Toyne

Jamie Toyne has been jailed for 16 months

Jamie Toyne was jailed for 16 months after he put his ex-girlfriend through a three-hour ordeal at the Travelodge hotel leaving her so frightened that she was physically sick.
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James Webster

James Webster, who has been jailed for five years and eight months

James Webster was jailed for five years and eight months after he carried out a serious of burglaries in Gainsborough and the nearby village of Morton earlier this year.

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Scott Overton

Scott Overton was jailed for a total of nine years and seven months for a series of offences including robbery and wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

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Benjamin Priest

Benjamin Priest has been jailed. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

Benjamin Priest was jailed for 15 months after he tried to blackmail a married teacher after discovering he had shared explicit photos and sex chat with another woman.

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