Five charged with Worthing burglaries

Five charged with Worthing burglaries

 

Sussex Police’s Operation Magpie to tackle burglary across the county has had a number of successes including charging five people for burglaries in Worthing.

Detective Inspector Dave Wardley-Wilkins said: “A number of people have been charged with burglary just days after homes were broken into which shows the effort and resources that we are putting into catching and convicting those who try to make residents’ lives a misery.”

The successes included the charging of Matthew Johnson, 22, with the burglary of a home in Findon Road, Worthing, on July 6th during which a Volkswagen Golf was stolen and the burglary of a home in Southwick Square, Southwick, on June 5th when cash was stolen.

Johnson, of Hillside Avenue, Worthing, was also charged with drink-driving, driving while disqualified, dangerous driving, driving without insurance and aggravated vehicle taking. He was remanded in custody to appear at Chichester Crown Court on  August 1st.

Graham Keeley, 33, and Wayne Marshall, 34, were charged with the burglary of a home in Marine Parade, Worthing, on July 7th.  Keeley, of no fixed address, and Marshall, of Bedford Row, Worthing, were ordered to appear at Chichester Crown Court on August 1st.

Lisa Davitt, 39, was charged with the burglary of a home in West Street, Worthing, on July 11th. Davitt, of no fixed address, was ordered to appear at Chichester Crown Court on August 1st.

Mark Coop, 26, was charged with the burglary of a home in Magnolia Close, Worthing, on July 8th. Coop, of Whitebeam Road, Worthing, was remanded in custody to appear at Chichester Crown Court on August 1st.

If you have any information about burglaries, call 101 or email: 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk.  For crime prevention advice visit:  www.sussex.police.uk.

If you see or hear a burglary taking place call 999 immediately.