A 30-year-old has been sentenced to three years and six months in prison for burglary, theft and driving offences.
Lee White, of Oak Street, Leicester, appeared at Leicester Crown Court this week (14 December) charged with two counts of burglary, theft of motor vehicle, driving without a licence and driving without insurance.
He pleaded guilty to all the offences.
The first burglary offence took place on 28 October, at an address in Farrington Street, Leicester, when White broke in and took items of jewellery, two mobile phones a quantity of cash and a car.
White was arrested the following day when he was seen in the stolen car by an off duty police officer.
The second burglary took place at a commercial premises in Uppingham Road, Leicester on 22 October. The cash register was taken.
DC Neil Walker who investigated the case said: “This sentence for White is welcomed both by the force and the victims.
“White broke into the house in Farrington Street while the occupants were upstairs asleep, leaving the shaken and feeling vulnerable in their own home.”
Source:: Leicestershire Police News