Prolific burglars receive lengthy jail terms for Somerset crimes (From Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News)
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Prolific burglars receive lengthy jail terms for Somerset crimes
3:18pm Monday 16th September 2013 in News
TWO burglars who broke into homes across Somerset and North Somerset and made off with “precious and irreplaceable items” have each been jailed for at least three years.
Roy Salisbury, 28, from Hayes, in Middlesex, was sentenced to three and half years in prison for six burglaries between January and March.
Two were in Weston, two in Clevedon, one was in Hutton, and another was in Highbridge.
Property worth more than £50,000 was stolen, including a car, jewellery, computer equipment and televisions.
Salisbury asked for a further 22 burglaries in North Somerset and West Somerset to be taken into consideration.
Ean Sinclair, 29, originally from London but living in Weston, was sentenced to three years for his part in three of the burglaries.
He asked for a further six burglaries to be taken into consideration.
As well as prison sentences, both men were also given ASBOs banning them from returning to North Somerset for five years.
Investigating officer DC Phil Aspinall said: "Between them, these men were responsible for causing 28 families the distress of having their homes broken into, their belongings gone through and often precious and irreplaceable items like jewellery taken.
"As a team, we're now able to go back to each victim and tell them we've caught the men responsible. I hope this goes some way to helping them get over what has happened."