Man who went on crime spree in Horncastle area jailed

Solomon Billy Biddle
Solomon Billy Biddle

A man who committed numerous offences in the Horncastle area last August has been jailed for three and a half years.

Solomon Billy Biddle (41), of no fixed abode, appeared at Lincoln Crown Court on Friday December 11, where he pleaded guilty to a string of offences.

He was sentenced to 42 months in prison for one of the burglaries, with the sentences for the other offences running concurrently.

Biddle pleaded guilty to: 7 counts of theft, 2 counts of criminal damage, 5 counts of burglary, 2 counts of possession of a bladed article, 2 counts of driving whilst uninsured, 2 counts of driving whilst disqualified, 1 count of arson, 2 counts of vehicle theft, 1 count of theft from a vehicle, 1 count of dangerous driving.

The Lincolnshire offences mainly occurred in Horncastle, Mareham On The Hill, Kirkby On Bain and Hemingby.