Fareham: Man admits to burgling a house before car theft

Max Plaister, 21, of no fixed address, appeared at Portsmouth Crown Court[1] on Monday where he pleaded guilty to burglary and theft of a motor vehicle relating to an incident in Beaumont Rise, Fareham[2], on June 7 this year.

A house was broken into, and a Vauxhall Mokka was stolen from the driveway.

The vehicle was located and recovered by police in Thatcher’s Copse car park in Titchfield on June 9.

Police[3] confirmed that forensic enquiries linked Plaister to the vehicle.

At the hearing, Plaister also pleaded guilty to attempted burglary and theft from a motor vehicle relating to an incident in Bye Road, Swanwick, on October 9 of this year.

Plaister accessed a car and stole a key from inside, before unsuccessfully making attempts to gain access to a house using the key.

Following the hearing, Plaister was remanded in custody to appear at Portsmouth Crown Court on Friday, January 5.


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