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 […]

Spilsby man almost three times over drink-drive limit

March 13, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

A Spilsby man was almost three times over the drink drive limit the morning after a night of heavy drinking. Alan Cussons, 58, of Queen Street, admitted driving his Vauxhall Vectra with excess alcohol on The Terrace in Spilsby on February 20. Appearing at Skegness Magistrates, Paul Wood prosecuting said Cussons was stopped by the police at 9.40am because he was driving very slowly. Following a breath test, the reading was 100 microgrammes of alcohol […]