Child sex offenders, drug dealers and dangerous drivers… 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 January:
Charles Smith, 32, of Earlesfield Lane, Grantham, was jailed for two years after he threw packages of drugs over the wall into Lincoln Prison.
Wayne Keal and Benjamin Thorpe
Wayne Keal and Benjamin Thorpe were jailed following an attack which left their victim unconscious.
Keal, 31, of Woad Farm Road, Boston, was jailed for two years and Thorpe, 29, of Skirbeck Road, Boston, was jailed for 10 months.
Mark Heyes, 51, of Festival Avenue, Ingoldmells, was jailed for nine years after he sexually abused a 13-year-old boy.
Thomas Hutson, 26, of Bert Allen Drive, Old Leake, was jailed for two years after he was found with a paedophile manual giving details of how to sexually abuse young children.
Scott Brett, 24, of Beaufort Street, Gainsborough, was jailed for four years after he carried out three house raids within 10 days.
Peter Johnson, 55, of Willoughby Road, Alford, was jailed for 16 months after he downloaded pornographic photographs of children as young as two years old.
A prolific burglar who went back to his old ways within days of being released from prison, Lincoln Crown Court was told.
Stephen Gregory, 48, of no fixed address, was jailed for 56 months after carrying out three daytime house burglaries within a week.
Gary Holmes, 44, of Victoria Close, Gainsborough, was jailed for 49 months after he broke into a woman’s property in Heaton Street, Gainsborough.
Walter Wagbatsoma, 47, was jailed for three-and-a-half years after a Lincolnshire Police investigation revealed that over £12 million had been defrauded from public bodies such as hospital trusts, housing associations and councils across the UK.
Viktors Lahs, 30, of no fixed address, was jailed for two-and-a-half years after he demanded cash from an antiques dealer after threatening him with a knife.
Habib Noorzia, 43, and from Hull, was jailed for life after killing his 29-year-old wife Nasima in September 2017 and dumping her body on the side of the A15 near the Humber Bridge.
Andrew Roberts, 28, of Evelyn Grove North, Grimsby, was jailed for four years after he drank cans of lager before causing a head-on collision which killed an 88-year-old woman and seriously injured her daughter.
Fredrick Ward, 39, of Alexandra Road, Skegness was jailed for life after he carried out a revenge stabbing after being ejected from a pub in the town.
Myles Horton, 20, of Vernon Street, Lincoln, was sent to a young offenders’ institution for two years after he embarked on a one-man crime wave over Christmas after breaking into a second-hand car dealership and ‘causing mayhem’.
Andrew Gilbert, 58, of Boultham Park Road, Lincoln, was jailed for 18 months after he admitted taking indecent photographs of a young girl.
Exo Bendo, 19, of Annesley Grove, Nottingham, was sent to a young offenders’ institution for 10 years after he almost killed a man after stabbing him five times with a rambo-style knife.
Callum Easson, 19, of Leybourne Drive, Nottingham, was sent to a young offenders’ institution for a total of eight years after admitted two charges of conspiracy to supply crack cocaine and heroin.