Phillip Matthews, aged 33 of Hughes Street, Barnstaple has been charged with five offences in connection with a series of break-ins at commercial properties over past two weeks.
Officers have been working with victims and scenes of crime officers to investigate the incidents. They took place between Friday 5 January and Monday 15 January in Barnstaple.
Matthews was remanded in custody to appear at Exeter Crown Court today [18/1].
Officers are continuing to investigate other incidents in the area and are not looking for anyone else in connection.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on [email protected] quoting CR/001622/18.
Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News