A stepmother who had sex with her teenage stepson and a man who struck a former work colleague over the head with a claw hammer were among those jailed in Lincoln in March.
Here’s a summary of notable court reports from The Lincolnite this month:
A man who struck a former work colleague over the head with a claw hammer outside a Lincoln DIY store was jailed for five years. Jack Dickinson, 31, aimed two blows to the head of Lee Bass after they met up by accident at Screwfix on Tritton Road in July 2018.
Teen sex scandal
*No photograph available from police as the woman cannot be named for legal reasons
Police dropped their investigation into reports that a stepmother was having sex with her teenage stepson, until the victim came forward four years later. The woman, who was jailed for five years, began having full sex with the boy when she was in her early 30s and he was just turning 16.
Vilmantas Simaitis, Martynas Nazaras & Andrej Jerofejev
A Lincoln trio were jailed for smuggling nine and a half million illegal cigarettes into the UK and trying to evade justice by fleeing home to Lithuania.
Andrej Jerofejev, 53, Vilmantas Simaitis, 48, and Martynas Nazaras, 38, are behind bars after they were arrested by Lithuanian authorities and extradited back to the UK by HMRC.
- Simaitis was jailed for 21 months
- Nazaras was jailed for 18 months
- Jerofejev was jailed for 18 months
*No photograph available from police as the jail sentence is under one year
A patient who attacked a member of staff at the mental health unit in Lincoln County Hospital has been jailed for eight months. Staff at the Peter Hodgkinson Centre were called to calm Sky McNair, 30, after he threw a two seater sofa against a wall and damaged a picture. He became aggressive and punched a male member of staff twice to the back of the head.