Man charged and remanded following burglary in Wirksworth
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A man has been remanded to prison charged with burglary and theft following a series of incidents in Wirksworth.
Christopher Turner, of Chestnut Court, Cromford, was arrested on Sunday 4 February in connection with a burglary on Summer Lane on Monday 3 February.
The 38-year-old was also charged with three counts of attempted burglary in the Wirksworth area.
He appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates Court yesterday (Monday 5 February) and is due to appear at Derby Crown Court on Monday 4 March.
PCSO Kirsty Hunt of the local Safer Neighbourhood policing team said: “We are working hard to take a proactive approach to targeting burglary and to keep our area safe.
"I would like to thank our residents for their support and would urge them to continue to help us where possible by remaining vigilant, reporting suspicious activity and following some of the practical crime prevention advice we have on our website with the aim of reducing the risk of your home being targeted.”
To report crime or suspicious activity, you can contact us on the non-emergency details below: