Prolific New Addington burglar jailed after admitting 94 break-ins
A PROLIFIC burglar from New Addington has been jailed for three years after admitting 94 break-ins across south London.
Kenny Ward, 42, who also had 20 previous convictions for burglary and theft, forced entry into homes to steal iPads and Apple Mac computers, along with jewellery and wedding rings.
He would then sell the goods, taken from properties in Croydon, Bromley and Sutton, to fund his drug habit.
Ward, of Frimley Close, New Addington, was jailed at Croydon Crown Court yesterday (Wednesday) after pleading guilty to two counts of residential burglary.
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He also admitted a further 92 burglary offences dating back to 2005, which were taken into consideration.
The habitual criminal was caught on November 14 last year following an operation led by the London Crime Squad.
While in custody on suspicion of committing two burglaries in New Addington and Shirley, he confessed to a further 92 offences.
Detective Chief Inspector Lee Hill, of the London Crime Squad, said: "Ward is a prolific cross-border burglar. His sentence reflects the gravity and scale of his offending.
"This was a joint investigation with Croydon borough and I would like to thank everyone involved."