A gang of six men who systematically stole lead from the roofs of churches across Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire have been sentenced at Lincoln Crown Court today.
Vidas Andruska, Andrius Cereska, Tadas Andruska, Audrius Kvedaras and Nerijus Razmas were jailed for a total of 20 years and 6 months.
A sixth man, Vitalijus Vikys, was given a 6 month suspended sentence.
They were jailed for conspiracy to steal, theft and handling stolen goods.
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Generally dry with sunny spells, although there is a chance of isolated afternoon showers.
Any showers will die away during the evening, leaving a dry night with some clear periods.
Scattered showers around at first this evening will soon move away, as dry and clearer conditions arrive from the northwest.