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Somerset hotel burglar convicted

Mark Anthony Glover has been sentenced to three years in prison for burglary.

Glover, 41 of Specklemead in Paulton, Bristol was sentenced earlier today (16 September) at Taunton Crown Court where he admitted a burgling a hotel in Somerset.

He was charged with and admitted a burglary at Ston Easton Park Hotel in Ston Easton on 4 July where photographic and computer equipment to the value of around £10,000 were stolen.

Glover also admitted two further burglaries; a burglary at Charlton House on 7 July in which two handbags were stolen from a room and one of the stolen bank cards was used to withdraw £500 from an ATM in Midsomer Norton; and a burglary at Babington House in 2018 in which two laptops and a handbag were stolen. These were taken into consideration during sentencing.

Glover was arrested on 15 August after a DNA match found at the Ston Easton crime scene linked him to the offence. He appeared at Yeovil Magistrates Court on 16 August charged with a burglary at Ston Easton and was remanded in custody until his appearance at Taunton Crown Court earlier today.