Behind bars: Lincoln criminals locked up in May

A gang operating a drugs hotline and a child sex offender were among those thrown in jail in Lincoln in May.

Here’s a summary of notable court reports this month:


Srdjan Ignjatovic, Eden Clark & Mohammed Bashir

The drugs gang operated the ‘Easy Cash Line’ in Lincoln.

Srdjan Ignjatovic, 25, of Horton Street in Lincoln was jailed for two years and eight months for his part in running a ‘drugs hotline’ in the city.

Eden Clark, 24, of London was jailed for two years and Mohammed Bashir, 27, of St Marks Road, Kensington was jailed four years.

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Nigel Leigh

Nigel Leigh has been jailed at Lincoln Crown Court.

Nigel Leigh, 38, of Raglan House, Ruston Way in Lincoln, was jailed for two and a half years after following a university student out of a supermarket and sexually assaulting her.

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Jeremy Bedford-Turner

Jeremy Bedford-Turner speaking at a far-right rally in London in 2015. Screenshot: Anti-Shorim Youtube

Jeremy Bedford-Turner, 48, of Lincoln was jailed for a year after a jury found him guilty of stirring up racial hatred at a ‘sinister’ speech in London.

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Charlie Gaskin

Charlie Gaskin has been jailed for five years. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

Charlie Gaskin, 33, from Newark was jailed for three years after seriously injuring two people when he caused a collision on the outskirts of Lincoln.

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