Prolific offender jailed for five years

Connor Crofton Littlehampton criminal jailed for five years SUS-160316-131406001
Connor Crofton Littlehampton criminal jailed for five years SUS-160316-131406001

Connor Crofton, 23, of Bluebell Drive, Littlehampton, has been jailed for five years following his conviction for several offences, including burglary and possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

Crofton, unemployed, appeared for sentencing at Chichester Crown Court on Tuesday, 8 March, having previously pleaded guilty to the charges against him.

His Honour Judge Christopher Parker sentenced Crofton to 24 months’ imprisonment for burgling a house in Littlehampton, between 31 August and 3 September 2014, adding a further 24 months to run concurrently for going equipped.

Being in possession of a class A drug, heroin. with intent to supply in July and August last year brought a 36 month consecutive jail term, with a 36 month sentence imposed for a similar offence involving another class A drug, cocaine, to run concurrently.

Crofton was also given an 18 month sentence to run concurrently for money laundering (possessing criminal property - several hundreds of pounds cash) - a total of 60 months, or five years. in prison

After Crofton was jailed, Sergeant Chris White, of the Arun and Chichester crime and operations team, said: “This is a pleasing result following painstaking and dedicated police work to bring Crofton to justice.

“He has been a prolific offender in the Arun area and this sentence should act as a warning to anyone tempted to follow his example that they will be caught and dealt with robustly.”

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