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Burglar breaks drugs and crime cycle with West Mids rehab scheme

West Midlands Police are hailing the success of an offender rehab scheme after a prolific burglar who's spent more than half his adult life in jail is now crime and drug free.

Sgt Sandy Thompson and PC John Haynes chat with the man

Sgt Sandy Thompson and PC John Haynes chat with the man

Date - 17th August 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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The man – who has 62 convictions to his name – has been in and out of jail for thefts and burglaries which he committed to fuel his heroin and crack cocaine addiction. West Midlands arrested him most recently in 2017 after finding his...
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