Three years in jail for burglar

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A SOMERCOTES man has been jailed for three years after admitting two burglaries and one theft.

Leon Lockhart, 30, of Riber Avenue, was given three years for burgling a house in Woburn Close, Swanwick, and one at Charles Street, Leabrooks, in November.

A laptop, wallet and jewellery box were stolen from the Woburn Close house while several computer games were taken from Charles Street. Emma Wright, 22, of the same address, was given a four-month sentence after admitting handling stolen goods.

The pair were sentenced at Derby Crown Court on Tuesday, February 14.