Over limit driver from Spilsby claims he was ‘hit by ambulance’

February 2, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

A Spilsby man appeared in court on crutches to answer charges of driving with excess alcohol, after his lawyer explained he had been hit by an ambulance and was unable to work at the present as a result. Erastus Waiya Waweru, 59, of Spilsby Meadows, admitted driving with excess alcohol at Burwell on January 3, when he appeared at Boston Magistrates Court. Prosecuting, Jim Clare said that in the early afternoon, police were called to […]

Over-limit Spilsby Driver Crashed Into Tractor And Trailer

October 10, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

A Spilsby man was more than double the alcohol limit when he drove into the back of a tractor and trailer. Brian Greenfield, 39, of Hundleby Road, admitted driving with excess alcohol on the A16 Partney Road at Spilsby, when he appeared at Skegness Magistrates’ Court. Nick Todd, prosecuting, said Greenfield gave a positive breath test at the scene and subsequently gave a reading of 87 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The […]

Drink-driver flipped car

August 31, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

A Spilsby woman informed police she had been drinking brandy before driving, when she lost control of her car and ended upside down in a field, a court has been 
told. Sheila Wairimu Waiya, 25, of Spilsby Meadows, admitted driving with excess alcohol when she appeared before Skegness Magistrates’ Court. Marie Stace, prosecuting, said that at 1.55am on July 26, police went to a road traffic accident on Mill Lane, Irby in the Marsh, where […]

Teen sentenced for causing death by careless driving

July 3, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

A 19-year-old man from East Keal Fen, near Spilsby, has been sentenced to three years four months in a young offenders’ institution for causing the death of his friend in a road traffic collision. Marc Lutman, a university student, was two-and-a-half times over the alcohol limit when he lost control of his father’s Vauxhall Corsa near Stickney on August 30, last year. Passenger, Ian Deer, 19, from Revesby, was not wearing a seatbelt and was […]

Spilsby man disqualified for drink driving

June 12, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

A Spilsby man drove his car whilst over double the alcohol limit with his three young children in the back of the car. Anthony Graham Askew, 31, of Old Market Avenue admitted driving with excess alcohol on May 26 in Spilsby, when he appeared before magistrates at Skegness. Prosecuting, Marie Stace said police attended a report of a driver reversing into a bollard in Queen Street at 7.42pm. They saw Askew there in his car […]

Drunk Spilsby man went through red light driving sister’s car

March 27, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

A Spilsby man who took his sister’s car without permission, drove it while over the alcohol limit. James Cope, 25, of Willoughby Drive, admitted driving with excess alcohol, driving without insurance and taking the vehicle without the owner’s consent. Skegness Magistrates Court was told that on February 24 Cope was seen by police to drive through a red light and they stopped him in Berry Way, Skegness. After a positive breath test he was found […]