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Social worker jailed for children's home "regime of terror"

A former social worker from Lincolnshire is starting a four year prison sentence for his part in what was described as "a regime of terror" in a children's home.

Kenneth Owen has been jailed for four years Credit: Lincolnshire Police

Kenneth Owen, from Boston, was convicted of physically and psychologically abusing youngsters at the Wisteria Lodge home in Coventry in the 1980's. The home has since been demolished.

Man wanted on recall to prison 'known to use dating websites'

Police have appealed for information about a man wanted for recall to prison to complete a sentence for burglary.

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Allan Campbell, 42, is originally from Boston.

He is thought to have recently been in the West Yorkshire area but may also have travelled to South Yorkshire and Northamptonshire.

Detectives say Campbell is known to use dating websites to meet women for the purposes of finding places to stay.


Police search for missing prisoner

Police in Lincolnshire are searching for an escaped prisoner.

Ryan Taylor has gone missing from HMP North Sea Camp Credit: Lincolnshire Police

30-year-old Ryan Taylor went missing from HMP North Sea Camp, near Boston in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police think he may be headed towards Leicestershire and have asked for anyone who sees him to get in touch.

Family go missing from Boston home

Have you seen Diana Degtiarenko? Credit: Lincolnshire Police

A family has been reported missing in Boston

Police are keen to trace Diana Degtiarenko, Alexander Cvetkov, and their four-year-old daughter Anastasjia Cvetkov.

Diana is around 5ft 3in in height, of slim build, and with collar-length straight dark brown hair.

Alexander Cvetkov Credit: Lincolnshire Police

Anastasjia has dark brown hair and frequently wears a pink coat.

Concerns are growing for their welfare and police would like to hear from anyone who might have seen them or know of their whereabouts.

Latvian man in breach of deportation order arrested in Boston

A Latvian man who returned to the UK illegally has been arrested in Boston.

Andrejs Gricans Credit: Lincolnshire Police

Andrejs Gricans, 27, was given a prison sentence in 2013 following his conviction for conspiracy to commit burglary in relation to 60 offences throughout Lincolnshire, Norfolk and South Yorkshire.

He was also made the subject of a 10 year deportation order and, at the end of his sentence, he was deported by the Home Office to his native Latvia.

During a recent policing operation, it was found that Gricans had returned to the UK illegally and on Friday 20th November, he was arrested at an address in Fydell Street, Boston.

He has now been jailed for for breach of his deportation order and will once again be deported to Latvia.


Boston factory blaze now under control

Seven fire engines were involved in tackling a fire at a food processing plant in Boston this morning.

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The blaze in the area of Kirton Holme is now under control.

Fire services were called to the plant around 9am and took two hours to contain the fire.

Nobody was injured in the blaze and the A52 road was temporarily closed.

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Man appears in court over Boston murder

A man has appeared before Lincoln Magistrates' Court charged with the murder of Sigita Kirkickas.

Scene of Boston murder Credit: ITV Yorkshire

41-year-old Audrius Zauka was remanded in custody to appear before Lincoln Crown Court on Monday.

The body of 53-year-old Mr Kirkickas was found at a house on Ineglow Avenue on the 23rd of October.

A man and a woman who were arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender have been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

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