A man from High Wycombe has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison after being found guilty of two counts of burglary.
On Tuesday 28th August 2018, at Aylesbury Crown Court, a 38 year old man, of Aveline Road, High Wycombe was found guilty by a jury of two offences.
The first offence took place between Friday 22nd and Thursday 28th December 2017 in Bourne End when the 38 year old man forced entry into a property and stole jewellery, an iPad and car keys.
Between Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th January 2018 when the 38 year old man burgled another property in Marlow. Jewellery, designer handbags, currency and games consoles were stolen.
The 38 year old man was arrested on Monday 5th March 2018 and subsequently charged on Thursday 22nd March 2018.
During a two day trial the 38 year old man was found guilty of two counts of burglary and acquitted of a further two counts.
He was sentenced to six and half years imprisonment for one count and five and a half years’ imprisonment for the second count. The sentences are to run concurrently.
Investigating Officer Detective Constable Beck Brydon of the Investigation Hub based at High Wycombe police station, said: ‘Burglary is an incredibly invasive crime and one that we will always investigate seriously.
This substantial sentence helps show the impact of these crimes and how they are viewed by the criminal justice system.
Thanks to the hard work and lengthy investigation, this is a great result and the sentence will ensure that [the convicted man] cannot cause further harm to the community for some time.‘