Five in court in connection to series of burglaries

Date published: 07 June 2018 14:12
Dated: 07 June 2018 14:57:10

Five men have been remanded into custody after appearing in court charged in connection to a series of burglaries committed across Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley.

In March this year, detectives from Sheffield and Rotherham launched a joint investigation in to a series of burglaries in which high value items, including jewellery, electrical items and vehicles were taken.

As part of the investigation, officers carried out a number of early morning warrants on Monday morning across Sheffield and Rotherham, resulting in the arrest of three men, who have since been charged in connection to the offences.

AJ Ford, Bradley Watson and Daniel Fenwick appeared before Sheffield Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday 5 June, where they were remanded into custody to appear again before court at a later date.

Ford, 18, of Stovin Drive, Sheffield, Watson, 21, of Greenwood Avenue, Sheffield and Fenwick, 27, of Spring Close View, Sheffield, are all charged with one count of conspiracy to commit burglary, committed between February and March of this year, and possession of an imitation firearm.

Fenwick is also charged with handling stolen goods.

A further two men have been charged in connection with the incident and appeared before court today (Thursday 7 June).

Jack Wright, 18, of Nursery Drive, Rotherham, and Joseph Lawrenson, 18, of Stovin Drive, Sheffield, are both charged with conspiracy to commit burglary and possession of an imitation firearm.

Lawrenson is also charged with handling stolen goods. Both have been remanded in to custody.

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