TWO men have been jailed for trying to break into a house in Chesterfield.
Leo Straker (29) and Christopher Blair (24) both pleaded guilty to attempting to burgle a house on Manor Road, Brimington, on February 16, 2013.
The pair tried to get in through a window but left when they set off the alarm. They were later arrested and charged with attempted burglary.
Straker, of Private Drive, Hollingwood, was also charged with theft after stealing a man’s wallet in Chesterfield town centre on January 29, 2013. He pleaded guilty to this offence as well.
Straker was sentenced to 16 months for attempted burglary and a further six months for theft.
Blair, of Tavistock Court, Newbold, was jailed for 16 months for attempted burglary and a further three months for breaching a suspended sentence for driving while disqualified.
They were also both ordered to pay £100 victim surcharge when they were sentenced at a hearing at Derby Crown Court on Wednesday, April 10.