Burglar is sent to jail for 240 days
John Given will spend 240 days in prison after stealing items worth thousands of pounds.
Between May 30 and June 1, Given, 34, formerly from Ashford, entered a community centre in Canterbury Road, Ashford, as a trespasser and stole two laptops, five digital cameras and coins worth £790.
Then on May 31 he entered a shop at Eureka Park, Ashford, and stole a pair of trainers and a bag worth £65.
Further, on August 1 he failed without reasonable excuse to surrender to custody at the magistrates’ court on two occasions.
He appeared at Medway Magistrates’ Court on Monday, August 4, and pleaded guilty to two counts of failing to surrender to police/court bail and two counts of burglary at other than a dwelling.
Magistrates sentenced Given to a total of 240 days in prison.