Serial Burglar Jailed

A man has been jailed for four and a half years after being found guilty of a series of burglaries on the border between Bournemouth and Poole in January and February this year.

Mark Eaton, aged 40 and of no fixed abode, was sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on 17 September 2010.

Eaton broke into a number of homes along Surrey Road and stole items including electrical goods and jewellery, a court heard.

Eaton was arrested by police in Bournemouth on 23 February 2010. He pleaded not guilty to seven counts of burglary.