Burglar found in cupboard
Aburglar whowasdiscovered hidinginabedroomcupboard in a home in March has been sentenced to 34 months in prison.
Martin Copeland (52) of County Road, March, was sentenced at Peterborough Crown Court on Friday, September 16.
Hebrokeintotwohomesin March and stole copper pipes and cylinders from one, causing extensive damage, and stole items including electrical equipment, a bicycle and clothing from the second property.
Copelandwassentencedto 16monthsinprisonforeachof the burglaries.
He also received a further two months for driving while disqualified.
DC Chris Smith s aid: “Copeland is a prolific offender whoisnowbehindbarsand this should have a positive impact on reducing the number of burglaries in March.”