Courts this month have jailed and detained a number of Lincoln criminals for crimes ranging from historic child sex offences to drug dealing.
Take a look at some of the Lincoln offenders convicted in September 2017:
Jamie Elding, 37, currently of no fixed address, was jailed for 40 months after starting a fire in his first floor flat on Westwick Drive, Lincoln.
Martyn Cairns, 50, of Newark Road, Lincoln, was jailed for 56 months after he had sex with a vulnerable girl after grooming her over the internet.
Joshua Phelps, Jake Walker, Marcel McKoy-Blair and Kadeem Williams
Four men were jailed after a man was left so terrified after being beaten up as part of a drug feud that he was physically sick.
Kadeem Williams, 26, of Mandela Court, Leeds; and Marcel McKoy-Blair, 24, of Heights Drive, Leeds, were each jailed for two and a half years.
Joshua Phelps, 26, of Chatterton Avenue, Lincoln, was jailed for two years.
Jake Walker, 22, of Cannon Street, Lincoln, was jailed for 16 months.
Nine members of a notorious Rooney family were handed jail sentences toiling 79 years and seven months for running a modern-day slavery camp.
- Patrick Rooney, 31 – 15 years and nine months
- John Rooney, 31 – 15 years and six months
- Martin Rooney, 57 – 10 years and nine months
- Bridget Rooney, 55 – Seven years
- Martin Rooney, 35 – Two years, suspended for two years
- Martin Rooney, 23 – Six years and nine months
- Patrick Rooney, 54 – 12 months, suspended for two years
- John Rooney, 53 – Five years and 10 months
- Peter Doran, 36 – Six years
- Gerard Rooney, 46 – Six years
- Lawrence Rooney, 47 – Six years
Adam Bolland, 26, of no fixed address, was jailed for 14 months after he was caught stealing from a city supermarket and turned violent towards security staff by pointing a syringe at them.
John Bailey, 76, formerly of Lincoln but now living in Leeds, was jailed for six years after admitting 25 charges of indecently assaulting young girls.
Thomas and Linda Scoffin
A Lincoln mother and son were jailed for a total of 10 years after defrauding elderly customers out of over £1.5 million from their Leeds vacuum business.
Linda Scoffin, 66, of Hall Drive, Lincoln, was jailed for three years and Thomas Scoffin, 31 of Park Avenue, Leeds, was sentenced to seven years imprisonment.