R v Smith and others

Robin Shellard secured convictions against a gang of five burglars who committed over 50 offences of both dwelling house burglaries and ATM cash point ram raids through out East Anglia during 2018. In an crime spree investigated by the Flying Squad the gang burgled houses to obtain keys to high powered cars which were then stolen to be used as get away vehicles. The gang would then steal farm machinery and trucks to use in the ram raids. They were sentenced on the 27th September at Isleworth Crown Court and received periods of imprisonment of up to 14 years.