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Behind bars: Lincolnshire criminals locked up in October 2017

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Child sex offenders, drug dealers and burglars… courts in Lincolnshire have this month jailed criminals for a host of serious offences.

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


Barry Wright

Barry Wright has been jailed

Barry Wright, 47, of no fixed address was jailed for two years and five months after broke in to a woman’s home while she was at a job interview.

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Sinead Connett

Sinead Connett has been jailed

Sinead Connett, 29, of Constables Way, Hertford, was jailed for 12 months after she pleaded guilty to dumping Baby William in a drain at her parents’ home on Scartho Road in Grimsby.

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Denis Bresnahan

Denis Bresnahan. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

Denis Bresnahan, 67, formerly of Bourne, but now of Houghton Court, Billingborough, was jailed for two and a half years after he downloaded hundreds of pornographic images of children.

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Matthew Ruby

Matthew Ruby has been jailed

Matthew Ruby 25, of Mareham Lane, Sleaford, was jailed for three years after he he was found to have thousands of text messages on his mobile phone detailing his involvement in drug dealing.

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Shaun Smith

Shaun Smith has been jailed

Shaun Smith 53, of Main Road, Thimbleby, near Horncastle, was jailed for 30 months after admitting two charges of sexual activity with a child.

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Mark Rowsell

Mark Rowsell, 43, has been jailed for 12 years

Mark Rowsell, 42, who was serving an indeterminate sentence at Standford Hill open prison on the Isle of Sheppey was jailed for 12 years after he travelled 125 miles to rob a Lincolnshire store after being given home leave for Christmas.

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Janine Simpson

Janine Simpson has been jailed for two years

Janine Simpson, 53, of Firbeck Avenue, Skegness, was jailed for two years after she confessed to stabbing her homeless partner.

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Alassana Jalo

Alassana Jalo has been jailed for two years

Alassana Jalo, 18, of no fixed address, was jailed for two years in a young offenders’ institution after he was caught running Class A drugs in Grantham.

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Jason Simpson

Jason Simpson has been jailed for nine and a half years

Jason Simpson, 36, from Ruskington, was jailed for nine and a half years after he created a false female Facebook page to keep in secret contact with an underage girl and also made her pregnant.

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Neil Dyson

Neil Dyson has been jailed

Neil Dyson, 42, of Pentland Drive, Greylees, Sleaford, was jailed for 15 months after he downloaded thousands of photographs of children as young as three-years-old being sexually abused.

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Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan has been jailed for 58 weeks

Paul Ryan, 41, of no fixed address, was jailed for 58 weeks after he threatened staff with a hypodermic needle when he was caught stealing bottles of alcohol from a supermarket.

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Brendan Coupe

Brendan Coupe

Brendan Leigh Coupe, 33, from Lincoln, was jailed for five years for sexual offences against children.

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