A 48-year-old man has been jailed for 876 days – around two years and four months - after admitting a number of burglaries in the Felixstowe area in March 2017, including break-ins at a home, several businesses and a charity shop.
In three weeks between 11 and 31 March Anthony Johnson broke into seven premises and stole hundreds of pounds in cash and other items including jewellery and electrical equipment.
Johnson, of Windermere Road in Felixstowe, was arrested on March 31 after he broke into a home in Trimley St Martin and triggered a motion sensitive camera which sent a live feed to the homeowner's phone.
Although he had fled the property, Johnson was wearing a bright yellow top, which enabled police officers to spot him sitting in a car not far from the house.
He admitted he was the burglar and police recovered an iPad, camera and jewellery, that had been stolen from the home.
He was also charged with three other burglaries.
Johnson later admitted four further offences – one attempted burglary and three burglaries of other buildings.
Johnson appeared at Ipswich Crown Court today, Tuesday 16 May, where he was sentenced to 876 days – equivalent to two years and around four months.