Dealer caught with stash escapes jail after making ‘every effort to better her position’

December 23, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

A drug dealer who was caught with a stash of ketamine has escaped an immediate jail sentence after a court heard how she has changed her ways. Rachel Ellis was arrested in October 2013 after police raided her home in Spilsby and 71.5g of ketamine. James Bide-Thomas, prosecuting, told Lincoln Crown Court that a set of digital scales, dealer bags and £310 cash were also found on the premises. He said “A mobile phone was […]

Victim knocked ‘flying into the air’ by driver ‘consumed with temper and drink’

December 23, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

A man mowed down a pub customer after losing his temper following a bar room argument, a court heard. Jason Wells accelerated and drove his vehicle straight into Paul Downes who was thrown onto the bonnet. Lincoln Crown Court was told that Mr Downes was then dragged under the wheels of the car as Wells drove straight over him. Caroline Bradley, prosecuting, said the incident happened outside the George Hotel in Spilsby minutes after Wells […]