Appearance in court in connection with Scamblesby burglary

​​A Horncastle resident has appeared in court in connection with a burglary at Scamblesby.

Boston Magistrates Court.
Boston Magistrates Court.
Boston Magistrates Court.

Casey Shaw, 33, of Foundry Street, pleaded guilty to entering a bungalow and outbuildings at Scamblesby Filling Station with intent to steal.

It happened between August 23 and 29, 2021, Boston Magistrates’ Court (pictured) heard on Wednesday (January 25).

A basis of plea was entered by Shaw’s solicitor Mark Hudson, the content of which was not accepted by the Crown Prosecution Service.

Shaw was committed for sentencing at Lincoln Crown Court on a date to be fixed.

It will be decided there whether or not the basis of plea will be made the subject to a Newton hearing.

A Newton hearing which is where the court hears evidence after the defendant is convicted to help decide the sentence because the prosecution version of the circumstances differs from the defence’s version.

Callum Shaw, 32, of Horncastle Road, Wragby, is also charged with burglary of the same Scamblesby premises between August 24 and August 28, 2021.

He did not appear before the court as scheduled.

A warrant was issued for his arrest.