Bur­glar jailed af­ter tracker ex­poses him

Sunday Mirror - - FRONT PAGE -

A BUR­GLAR has be­come the first in the coun­try to be jailed af­ter he was traced to the scenes of five break-ins via a GPS tracker.

“Pro­fes­sional bur­glar” Stu­art Camp­bell, 42, went on the steal­ing spree just hours af­ter the tracker was fit­ted to his leg fol­low­ing his re­lease from prison.

Portsmouth Crown Court heard how he later cut off the de­vice. But James Kel­lam of the CPS said “the data placed him at the scene of each and ev­ery bur­glary with which he was charged”.

Camp­bell, from Ha­vant, Hants, pleaded guilty to the bur­glar­ies in Water­looville, and was jailed for eight years.

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