Pussycat Dolls: Don't ChaiTunes

Wessex FM News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01305 250333

Prison For Weymouth Burglar

John Edwards, June 2015

(Updated 2:34pm 10th June 2015)


1:34pm 9th June 2015

John Anthony Edwards, 42 and of Weymouth, was sentenced at Dorchester Crown Court on Friday 5 June 2015.

He pleaded guilty to a dwelling burglary at the same court on Tuesday 12 May 2015.

The court heard that on Sunday 19 October 2014, Edwards forced entry into a house on Westbourne Road and stole a laptop and large amount of jewellery.

Enquiries by police lead them to carry out a search of a house that Edwards had visited later that day, following the burglary. The laptop was recovered at that location and he was arrested on Monday 20 October 2015.

Investigating Officer Geoff Kerley, of Weymouth CID, said: “This kind of crime can be extremely distressing for victims and is taken very seriously in Dorset.

“I hope this sentence handed out by the courts sends out a very strong message that anyone committing burglary offences will be arrested and dealt with robustly by both the police and the courts.”



Sign up for the latest local news direct to your inbox


dorset business directory

Book Wessex FM's Big Night Out

Book Wessex FM's Big Night Out

Discos, quizzes, and race nights!

New Car Stickers

New Car Stickers

Grab your new localised stickers today!

Dorset Webcams

Dorset Webcams

Take a look around our beautiful county

Advertising

Advertising

Find out how to grow your business with us

island community action

Trending in Dorset

Man killed in weekend crash near Bere Regis named

The family are paying tribute to 49 year old David Grant-Jones.

64 people charged with drink driving across Dorset

Dorset Police's summer campaign ran during the World Cup.

Woman injured in horse fall along Dorset coastline

She has suspected injuries to her pelvis.

Cyclist hurt in collision with car in Weymouth

It happened along Westham Road.

Motorcyclist injured after hitting car near Corfe Castle

The A351 had to be closed in both directions for a time.

More news...