Two men who set a car on fire outside a house while a family slept upstairs, and a homeless man who sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl were among the Lincolnshire criminals jailed in July.
Here’s a round up of significant cases resulting in prison sentences in the county from The Lincolnite and Lincolnshire Reporter:
A homeless man who sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl after drugging her at Lincoln train station has been sentenced. Nathan Budgen, 25, of no fixed address was jailed for 16 months and placed on the sex offenders’ register for 10 years.
Paul Swaby and Jamie Bray
Two men were jailed after they deliberately set a car on fire outside a house in Grimsby while the family slept upstairs. Paul Swaby, 32, of Sandringham Road in Cleethorpes and Jamie Bray, 29, of no fixed abode, were sentenced to four years in jail.
A man who carried out three armed robberies in just five days in Boston was sentenced this month. Brandon Harris, 23, of Witham Street in Boston, was jailed for three years and four months.
Regan Carter and Daniel Fairbrother
Two masked men who carried out an armed hold-up at a village shop were each jailed for three years. Regan Carter and Daniel Fairbrother made off with £700 from the till and a stash of cigarettes after carrying out the attack on the store in High Street, South Witham.
Claire Wilson, 46, of Grimsby Road in Cleethorpes, was jailed for 1,000 days after pleading guilty to the 337th conviction of her life.
A drug dealer from Leicester was busted when he tried to sell to an off-duty security guard while visiting Skegness. Bradley Nickson, 25, of Foxton Way, Braunstone, Leicester, was jailed for two and a half years.
Denver Finney & Lee Woodmansey
Two Gainsborough men who went on a crime spree stealing almost 30 vehicles over an eight month period were each jailed for two years. Denver Finney and his accomplice Lee Woodmansey stole vans from across Lincolnshire and in Humberside, Nottinghamshire and West Yorkshire.
Bruno Nika and Mariglen Kodra
Two illegal migrants from Albania were sentenced after police discovered a cannabis farm when they raided a house in Wyberton near Boston. Mariglen Kodra, 29, and Bruno Nika, 39, were each jailed for two years and face deportation when they are released.
An 18-year-old man from Sleaford has been sentenced after being caught throwing 25 deal bags of cocaine out of a window inside a ‘kinder egg’ which bounced off a car. Orlando Cenoj was sentenced to 18 months in a young offenders institute.
*No photograph of the defendant was available from Cambridgeshire Police
A Lincolnshire man was jailed for posting ‘revenge porn’ pictures of his girlfriend. Shane Boyton, 41, of College Close in Holbeach, Spalding was sentenced to 20 weeks in prison when he admitted the offences on July 1.