Three independent traders in Newcastle-under-Lyme who have been the victims of robberies just 24-hours apart claim the council have shown ‘no compassion’.
Now that the clocks have officially turned back, Staffordshire Police are reminding residents to take extra steps to keep burglars at bay.
A 41-year-old man was jailed for 10 years after pleading guilty to a series of burglaries across Staffordshire and North wales.
Edward Deleany, aged 41, of Thorton Moor, Hilton, Cheshire was jailed for 10 years at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court today (October 5) for his part in the conspiracy to commit ten distraction burglaries.
Four Tamworth men have been jailed for a total of 12 years for burglaries where high-powered cars were targeted in South Staffordshire and Warwickshire.
Jimmy Cutler and Adam Gould both entered guilty pleas to conspiracy to commit burglary at an early hearing in Stafford Crown Court.
Two men posing as water board officials have committed a number of burglaries in Staffordshire, police say.
The two men, believed to be aged between 30-40, pretend to check their victims’ taps while the other steals cash from their homes.