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Man jailed after crashing into ditch during police chase

A man charged with five offences after crashing into a ditch during a police chase has been jailed for six months.

Car salesman Kevin Smith, 23, of Celery Meadows, Clarborough, failed to stop when requested by officers and drove into a field on Station Road, Sibsey, before crashing the vehicle.

As previously reported, the car tipped over allowing officers to make an arrest.

Smith was charged with five offences, and received a six month sentence at Lincoln Magistrates’ Court on July 27. The offences he was charged with were:

  • Driving whilst disqualified
  • Failing to provide a specimen for analysis
  • Obstructing a constable in their line of duty (He tried to make an escape from custody at Boston Police Station)
  • Possession of the class B drug cannabis
  • Failing to stop when requested by a constable