Night burglar is jailed

A BURGLAR who carried out a night-time raid at an Ipswich house while the occupants were asleep has been jailed for 16 months.

A BURGLAR who carried out a night-time raid at an Ipswich house while the occupants were asleep has been jailed for 16 months.

Jace Ennis stole property worth �2,700 from the property in Tuddenham Road, Ipswich Ipswich Crown Court heard.

The stolen items included �445 cash, �45 worth of tokens, two mobile phones, a digital camera, a laptop computer, a purse, a handbag and bank cards, said Patricia Doggett, prosecuting.

Ennis, 21, of Chesterton Close, Ipswich admitted burglary at the property on June 19 last year and was jailed for 16 months less 22 days he has already spent in custody.


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Miss Doggett told the court that the burglary was discovered at around 4.30am when one of the residents woke up and couldn't find something they were looking for and found a search had been made of an office with the contents of drawers thrown on the floor.

It was also discovered that in addition to a number of bank cards being stolen the burglars had also taken a piece of paper giving details of PIN numbers for the cards.

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Miss Doggett said Ennis was arrested after his fingerprint was found on an envelope that had been moved during the burglary. Roger Thomson for Ennis said his client had been on licence from prison at the time of the burglary and accepted that he would be going back to prison.

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