July 31, 2022 9.00 am

Behind bars: Criminals locked up in Lincolnshire in July

As well as cases near the border in Wisbech

A “dangerous” man found guilty of multiple sexual offences including rape, a man convicted of sexual charges against two victims, and another male who shot at a police officer were among those put behind bars in July.

There were also two notable cases close to the border in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, including a young man who started a fire in care accommodation. There was also a case in Cumbria involving a Lincolnshire driver who was jailed for two years.

In addition, former Lincoln College student Phoebe Adlard, 23, who was previously jailed for making threats to two lecturers, was recalled to prison after she admitted a further offence.

The Lincolnite’s court reporters cover the biggest cases heard in our region every day. Here’s a round up of signifiant cases resulting in prison sentences in July 2022:


Shaun Otter

Shaun Otter, 52, was jailed for 21 years. | Photo: Lincolnshire Police

Lincoln man Shaun Otter, 52, was found guilty of a string of sexual offences including rape and was jailed for 21 years. He must also serve an extended licence period of six years on his release from jail after a judge concluded he was “dangerous,” making a total sentence of 27 years.

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Peter Green

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Peter Green, 90, was convicted of eight sexual charges against two victims and he was sentenced to 24 years imprisonment after dramatically protesting his innocence in court.

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Jamie Burke

Jamie Burke. | Photo: Humberside Police

A dangerous man who shot at a police officer who interrupted a suspected drugs deal was jailed for 17 years and will be on extended licence of five years after his release from prison. Jamie Burke, 30, was cleared of attempted murder, but the jury reached a unanimous verdict of guilty for three firearms offences.

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Rafal Urbanski

Rafal Urbanski was jailed for nine years and three months. | Photo: Lincolnshire

Lincoln man Rafal Urbanski, 44, was jailed for nine years and three months after being convicted of rape.

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Billy Kinsella

Billy Kinsella, 37, was jailed for nine years for causing a crash in which a 76-year-old woman died and another woman was seriously injured.

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Nathan Bossley

Nathan Bossley, 20, was sentenced to eight years in a young person’s institute for rape of a child.

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Peter Burness

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The former head of music at a Lincolnshire church, and a local school, Peter Burness, was jailed for six years for the “heinous abuse” of an ex pupil and chorister fifty years ago.

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Alcino De Oliveira

Alcino De Oliveira, 29, was sentenced to three years and four months in jail for his involvement in an organised crime group (OCG) distributing Class A drugs across the communities of Scunthorpe.

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Callum Lilliot

Callum Lilliot, 20, was sentenced to three years in a young offenders institute. | Photo: Cambridgeshire Police

Callum Lilliot, 20, was jailed for three years after starting a fire in care accommodation in Wisbech with a discarded cigarette.

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Richard Garrison

Richard Garrison.

Grimsby man Richard Garrison, 42, was jailed for two years and eight months when he was found guilty of robbery and possession of a bladed article after an incident at a fast food restaurant in the town.

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Lucas Keane

Lucas Keane was jailed for two years. | Photo: Cumbria Constabulary

Lincolnshire drug-driver Lucas Keane, 25, was jailed for two years after crossing on the wrong side of a main trans-Pennine road before ploughing into a car driven by a postman who suffered a spinal fracture.

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Martyn Slender

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A 53-year-old father and his 25-year-old daughter were sentenced in court for stealing more than £25,000 from their Wisbech-based employer.

Martyn Slender pleaded guilty to two counts of fraud and was sentenced to one year and eight months in prison. His daughter Bethany Slender pleaded guilty to a single count of fraud, but avoided jail. She was ordered to carry out 125 hours unpaid work, as well as paying £323 in compensation.

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Nathan Lewis

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One of Lincoln’s most prolific shoplifters was jailed for committing a further 23 offences after being granted a suspended sentence for the same offences just nine days earlier. Nathan Lewis, 21, was given a 24-week custodial sentence.

Lewis was among the nine ‘most prolific shop thieves’ in Lincoln responsible for £9,000 of stolen goods since March who have now been convicted. Two avoided jail and one is awaiting sentencing, but the others were sentenced as follows:

  • Matthew Taylor, 32, saw a 12-week suspended sentence which he had been given for seven charges of theft in June invoked, and he is now in prison
  • Josie Mchale, 27, was given a custodial sentence of 12 weeks
  • Asha Hubbard, 29, now has a total custodial sentence of 26 weeks
  • Charlie Carter, 24, was sentenced to 16 weeks in prison
  • Matthew Storr, 41, was sentenced to 16 weeks in prison

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Adam Clover

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Adam Clover was jailed for 10 months and banned from driving for 17 months after the death of his fellow biker and friend Liam Addison.

Judge Simon Hirst told him that his “grossly excessive speed” represented a substantial risk of danger to pedestrians and other road users. However, the judge made it clear he was not sentencing Clover for causing the death of his friend or riding at the speeds reached by Mr Addison.

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Adil Hussain

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Waddington-based businessman Adil Hussain, 35, was jailed for six months after the speeding driver overtook ten vehicles including an unmarked police car, and then drove through a red light.

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Timothy Hart

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Spalding man Timothy Hart, 46, was jailed for four months after admitting to perverting the course of justice and stalking his ex-partner.

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