Three years for burglar

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A BURGLAR has been jailed for three years after committing a third like offence.

Mark Meikleham, 31, broke into a house on Market Close, Shirebrook on April 19, 2011 and stole medication.

He was arrested after his fingerprint was found on an empty box of tablets left behind.

Meikleham, of Burlington Avenue, Langwith Junction, pleaded guilty to burglary.

He was jailed for three years following a hearing at Derby Crown Court on Tuesday, November 15 as it was his third like offence. This is to be served concurrently to his present sentence.

If you have information about burglary call Derbyshire police on the new non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.