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Man sentenced for possessing and making indecent images of children

A man previously from Grantham has been sentenced for possessing and making indecent images of children.

Lincoln Crown Court Credit: Press Association

Kevin Simmonds, 42, appeared at Lincoln Crown Court last Friday. He was sentenced to a three year Community Service Order. He will also be placed on the Sex Offender Register for ten years. A Sexual Harm Prevention Order will also be in place for ten years.

Officers from Lincolnshire Police Internet Child Abuse Team searched his home address and found several files and computers that held indecent images of children. More than 4000 images were held varying from category A to Category C.

Simmonds pleaded guilty to possessing and making indecent images of children on 23rd November 2015 at Grantham Magistrates Court.

He was released on bail prior to being sentenced last Friday.


Twenty-five people charged in connection with illegal rave near Grantham

Twenty-five people have been charged in connection with an illegal rave in Twyford Woods near Grantham in May.

The following people will appear at Lincoln Magistrates' Court in February.

The following list has the name, age, where they're from and charge of each defendant.

  • Ross David Porter, aged 29, Hearsey Gardens, Blackwater, Camberley, Hampshire, Violent Disorder
  • Michael Carden, aged 22, Albert Road, Brimscombe, Gloucestershire, Violent Disorder, theft & drug offence
  • Alfie Clutterham, aged 18, Silverley Way, Ashley, Cambridgeshire, Violent Disorder
  • Joseph Philip Michael Collins, aged 27, High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, Violent Disorder
  • Robert Cooper, aged 20, Finchampstead, Wokingham, Berkshire, Violent Disorder
  • Benjamin Jared Moore, aged 20, Essex Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, Violent Disorder
  • Glen More, aged 23, Bowbridge, Stroud, Gloucestershire, Violent Disorder
  • Benjamin Connor Lewis Richardson, aged 18, Millfield Road, Metheringham, Lincolnshire, Violent Disorder & 1 drugs offence
  • Oliver Rickman-Williams, aged 23, Ranwick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, Violent Disorder x 2 & handling stolen goods
  • Zachary John King, aged 20, Lakenheath, Suffolk, Violent Disorder
  • Anthony Owens, aged 18, Wilton Close, Southmead, Bristol, Violent Disorder x 2 & 4 drugs offences
  • Scott Paul Lamond, aged 28, Richmond Road, Roath, Cardiff, Violent Disorder
  • Adam Sheen, aged 30, Wyeverne Road,Newport, South Wales, Violent Disorder & 1 drugs offence
  • Ashleigh Davies, aged 34, Tonypandy, Rhondda, Cynon Taff,South Wales, Violent Disorder
  • Anthony Robert Davies, aged 29, Tonypandy, Rhondda, Cynon Taff, South Wales Violent Disorder
  • Alan Brown, aged 31, Aspal Hall Road, Beck Row, Suffolk, Public Nuisance
  • Richard Higgs, aged 21, Cardigan Road, Hedingley, Leeds, Violent Disorder & 1 drugs offence
  • James Tyler Long, aged 22, Ailesbury Road, Ampthill, Bedfordshire,Violent Disorder x 2
  • Thomas Carling, aged 18, Purleigh Road, Corsham, Wiltshire, Violent Disorder
  • Joel Limburn, aged 22, Old Market Street, St Philips, Bristol, Violent Disorder
  • Maggie-Mae Cross, aged 20,Anson Way, Carbrooke, Norfolk, Violent Disorder
  • Shea Bruce-Watson, aged 19, Glastonbury, Somerset, Violent Disorder x 2
  • Dale Martin Richard Hopcroft, aged 22, The Maltings, Norfolk, Violent Disorder
  • Dale James Waring, aged 20, Outwell, Norfolk, Violent Disorder
  • Kieran Wilson, aged 22, Hoveton,Norfolk, Violent Disorder


Former Prime Minister's personal items go under the hammer

Around 200 personal items of former Prime Minster, Margaret Thatcher, will go on sale today.

Credit: Press Association

The online auction will run for two weeks, and a further 150 of Baroness Thatcher's will go under the hammer later in December.

The auction is being hosted by Christie's of London, 25 years after her 11 year tenure at Downing Street ended.

Concern for missing Tia, 15

Missing: Tia Moss, aged 15

Lincolnshire police say they are 'very concerned' about the disappearance of 15-year-old Tia Moss.

Tia went missing from Grantham yesterday and officers say they are keen to trace her as soon as possible. She is described as slim with long dark red hair and is believed to be wearing leggings and a green parka. It's thought she may be in the Lincoln area.

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