Latest Lincolnshire Police Rural Crime Alerts
Monday, 27 November 2023
McCain Foods fined £700k after employee loses fingers in machine
A Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigation found that McCain Foods had failed to provide appropriate guarding to prevent access to the dangerous parts of machinery, namely the rotary valve.
Friday, 17 November 2023
Rural crime team urge motorists to Think DEER
A rise in the number of deer-related collisions on Lincolnshire’s roads has prompted a police appeal to slow down and 'think deer'.
Thursday, 16 November 2023
Man fined nearly twenty thousand pounds after being caught in Lincolnshire using dogs to kills hares
A 60-year-old man who admitted using his dogs to hunt and kill hares in Lincolnshire has been fined more than £18,500.
Monday, 13 November 2023
Peterborough man fined for pursuit of hares offences
A Peterborough man has been fined charges totalling over £18,000 for offences related to trespassing in pursuit of hares.
Thursday, 9 November 2023
Five sheep drown after dog attack in Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire Police warned dog owners after a 'spate' of incidents in the county
Tuesday, 7 November 2023
Farmer wins £30k over false RSPCA cruelty claim
Wrongfully accused livestock farmer awarded funds following sheep beheading claim
Tuesday, 24 October 2023
Man arrested after reportedly making four hour trip to steal a GPS unit from a farm in Cumbria
Lincolnshire Police said a 34-year-old man from Daventry had been arrested on suspicion of burglary and theft of a GPS tractor unit from a farm in Cumbria
Wednesday, 18 October 2023
Lincolnshire farming charity sees 90% rise in calls to helpline
A Lincolnshire-based farming charity has seen a 90 percent rise in calls to its helpline, as farmers battle surging input costs and low prices.
Wednesday, 11 October 2023
Four arrested on suspicion of poaching offences near Lincolnshire marina and dogs seized
Four men have been arrested on suspicion of poaching offences near a Lincolnshire marina.
Friday, 6 October 2023
Victim of rural crime helps police convict hare coursers
A farmer run over by hare coursers on his own farm is backing the campaign to tackle the illegal blood sport.
Monday, 25 September 2023
Lincolnshire Police's annual Operation Galileo launched in Leadenham
Police have warned hare coursing will not be tolerated in the county as they launch their annual operation.
Monday, 21 August 2023
Police wildlife officers rescue ‘ugly duckling’
Lincolnshire Police Rural Crime Action Team were called on Friday to a family of swans on the River Slea where one cygnet was struggling with a wing deformity.
Friday, 16 June 2023
Police appeal after report of tools worth thousands stolen in burglary in Skegness
Lincolnshire Police are appealing for witnesses after tools worth thousands of pounds were reported stolen in a burglary in Skegness.
Wednesday, 24 May 2023
Arrests for hare-coursing offences up in Lincolnshire
Officers arrested 32 people during the hare coursing season, which ran from September 2022 to March - an increase of 400% compared to the previous year.
Wednesday, 17 May 2023
Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones says society must eradicate anti-social behaviour after alpacas were moved from Pinchbeck due to issues with yobs
Eradicating anti-social behaviour must be done by society says the Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner after four alpacas were rehomed.