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Burglar who struck 63 times is caged

PUBLISHED: 13:39 29 April 2010 | UPDATED: 17:53 25 August 2010

A BURGLAR who had 18 previous convictions for 63 burglaries has been jailed for five years. Kevin Scales, 54, of Blendon Terrace, Woolwich, admitted burgling a house in Sidcup and stealing £700 worth of jewellery after breaking the glass in the front doo

A BURGLAR who had 18 previous convictions for 63 burglaries has been jailed for five years.

Kevin Scales, 54, of Blendon Terrace, Woolwich, admitted burgling a house in Sidcup and stealing £700 worth of jewellery after breaking the glass in the front door and splattering his blood on the newly-painted wall. Scales was sentenced at Woolwich Crown Court last Thursday, after a further two burglaries he committed were taken into consideration.

He was arrested on February 8 and charged

at Bexleyheath Police Station the following day with burgling the Sidcup property on October 28, last year.

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