Three men charged following burglaries in Southampton
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Three men have been charged and appeared before court following an investigation into a burglaries in Southampton.
Paul Stephen Collins, aged 29, of Millbrook Road West, was charged with burglary, three attempted burglaries, theft of motor vehicle, and driving with no insurance.
The charges come after the report of a burglary at home on Blightmont Crescent on December 29. Between 1am and 3am the front door was forced open and silver BMW and electrical items were taken from the address.
The attempted burglary charges relate to three attempted burglaries at a further two homes on Blightmont Crescent on the same night (Dec 29) and a home on King George’s Avenue on December 5.
On all occasions, a man was seen trying door handles.
Peter James Donnelly, aged 35, of Millbrook Road West, was charged with handling stolen goods and theft of motor vehicle relating to the burglary where the BMW was stolen.
Daniel Nathan Thomas McEwan, aged 27, of Millbrook Road West was also charged with handling stolen goods in relation to the electrical items taken.
All three men appeared at Southampton Magistrates Court on Jan 2 and will appear again at Southampton Crown Court on Feb 3