Burglar jailed for 18 months

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A sneak-in burglar who targeted a string of businesses in Skegness and Coningsby has been jailed for 18 months.

Darren O’ Mahoney, 29, admitted carrying out a ‘spree’ of six burglaries when he appeared at Lincoln Crown Court on Friday, February 7. The offences happened during a four month period between August Bank Holiday and Boxing Day, the court was told.

Andrew Scott, prosecuting, said the first burglary on August 28 O’Mahoney admitted stealing £80 from the Coningsby Pet and Aquatic Store.

O’Mahoney pleaded guilty to stealing a wallet and it’s contents from the club house at Richmond Holiday Camp on September 27.

He also admitted stealing £100 from Skegness Working Men’s Club on November 12 and a handbag from the Sun Hotel in North Parade, Skegness, on December 16.

Over the Christmas period O’Mahoney pleaded guilty to stealing £50 from the Lucky Strike crazy golf course on December 22 and £160 from the Embassy Centre on Boxing Day.

O’Mahoney, of South Parade, Skegness, pleaded guilty to six charges of burglary between August 28 and December 26, 2013.

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