Lincoln club treasurer sentenced after pocketing thousands of pounds

The treasurer of a Lincoln community club has been sentenced to eight months in prison after pleading guilty to the theft of thousands of pounds.

Mark Derek Wilkinson, 54, of Hardwick Place in Lincoln appeared before Lincoln Crown Court for sentencing on Friday, October 9.

He had pleaded guilty to theft of £7,500 from the Castle Ward Club on Kingsley Street, over a period whilst employed as the treasurer.

He was sentenced to eight months imprisonment suspended for two years.

He was also given a Rehabilitation Activity Order and an Alcohol Treatment Order.