Man sentenced for fraud, theft and burglary offences in Milton Keynes

A 46-year-old man has been sentenced to two years' imprisonment for burglary, fraud and theft offences in Milton Keynes.

Tuesday, 13th December 2016, 9:59 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 1:37 pm

Sean Alexander, of no fixed address, was convicted last Monday (December 5) at Aylesbury Crown Court after pleading guilty to three counts of fraud by false representation, one count of theft and one count of burglary.

On August 19, Alexander stole a laptop computer from an unlocked BMW parked outside the Xscape Building, in Marlborough Gate, Central Milton Keynes.

Later on September 23, Alexander entered a property in Marjoram Place, Conniburrow, where he stole a purse containing cash and bank cards.

On the same day Alexander visited B&K News in Conniburrow Boulevard where he committed fraud using a stolen bank card, to make a contactless payment of £29.95.

Also on the same day, Alexander visited Spar Rontec, in Portway, Conniburrow, where he used a stolen bank card, to make a contactless payment of £27.84.

Later on the same day Alexander visited Moores Stores, in Secklow Gate, Central Milton Keynes, where used a stolen bank card to make a contactless payment of £26.99.

Alexander was charged on October 6 with the offences.

Four other dwelling burglary offences which occurred in Conniburrow during September and October and a shoplifting offence were also taken in to consideration.

Detective Constable Samantha Reynolds, said: “Burglaries and thefts can have a significant impact on victims and Thames Valley Police officers make every effort to ensure offences are brought before the courts to face the consequences of their actions.

“Fraud is not a victimless crime and can affect individuals and businesses substantially.

“I am pleased Alexander took responsibility for his actions and will now have an opportunity to reflect upon his actions from prison.”