Honiton burglar given suspended sentence

BREAKING NEWS: Curfew to continue for three months. No order for compensation.

HONITON burglar James Trower, 30, who admitted burgling The Co-operative in the town, has today been given a suspended jail sentence by magistrates in Exeter.

Because he is on state benefits, he will not have to pay compensation for damage caused to doors at the supermarket during the burglary.

Trower, of Marwood Place, will have to complete specialist, rehabilitation training and a curfew is to continue for a further three months.

Full story in next week’s Midweek Herald.