A person, registered disabled, who broke into Preston Automobile Gross sales making an attempt to steal a automotive later ram raided a close-by storage with a stolen Volvo.
Exeter Crown Court docket was advised that Anthony Moss had damaged into Preston Automobile Gross sales at Paignton on October 27 to steal automotive keys.
Police attended and located him hiding behind a automobile on the forecourt, with the keys in his pocket.
Though launched by the police pending the investigation, Moss then stole a Volvo round two weeks later and used it to ram the shutters of a close-by Shell Storage.
Though he did not get in, it prompted £5,000 injury, the courtroom was advised.
Moss, aged 44, of St Paul’s Highway, Paignton, dedicated the burglaries, whereas he was already on a suspended sentence for assaulting a safety guard, as a result of he was determined to feed a heroin behavior, Devon Live reports the courtroom being advised.
He admitted housebreaking, aggravated automobile taking and tried housebreaking and was jailed for 2 years and one month at Exeter Crown Court docket.