Four men have been sentenced following a series of offences which took place at various locations in Buckinghamshire.
Charlie Browne, aged 19, of Whaddon Way, Bletchley, Nicholas Miller, aged 29, of Liverpool, Lewis Burns, aged 18, of Favell Drive, Milton Keynes and Christopher Sames, aged 40, of Mozart Close, Milton Keynes, were convicted and sentenced at Aylesbury Crown Court.
Browne pleaded guilty to three counts of burglary non-dwelling, one count of attempted burglary non dwelling, one count of aggravated taking a vehicle without consent, and one count of possession with intent to supply class A drugs. He was sentenced to a total of five years and nine months’ imprisonment.
Miller pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to supply class A drugs. He was sentenced to a total of three years and nine months’ imprisonment.
Burns pleaded guilty to three counts of burglary non-dwelling and one count of attempted burglary non-dwelling and received a detention order, suspended for 18 months.
Sames pleaded guilty to two counts of handling stolen goods. He was given a 12 month community order and ordered to carry out 140 hours of unpaid work.
The offences took place at businesses in Winslow, Kents Hill, Newport Pagnell, New Bradwell and Milton Keynes between November 2016 and October 2017.
Cigarettes and alcohol were stolen.
Investigating officer detective constable James Punter said: “These convictions show that Thames Valley Police is committed to tackling organised crime as part of our ongoing Stronghold campaign.
“By working closely with our partners we will pursue those offending in our community. We will strive to put these people in front of the courts, and these sentences show how seriously these offences are taken.”