Collier Row man charged with 20 offences including more than 10 counts of burglary

Basildon Magistrates Court. Picture: Google Maps.

Basildon Magistrates Court. Picture: Google Maps. - Credit: Archant

An unemployed Collier Row man has been charged with 20 offences including burglaries and attempted robbery in Essex, east London and Hertfordshire.

Jack O’Brien, 22, of Navarre Gardens, Collier Row, was arrested on Saturday.

He has been charged with the attempted robbery of a man in Dagenham on November 2; aggravated burglary at an address in Hyde Close, Chafford Hundred, on April 23, 10 counts of burglary at addresses in Green Street, Ingatestone on October 26; Twinstead Road, Lamarsh on September 5, Dunton Road, Basildon on September 24, Church Lane in White Roding between October 21 and 22, Hunsdonbury Lane in Ware on October 26, Widford Road in Much Hadham on November 8, two in Hay Street, Ware, on November 8, one at Hatfield Broad Oak on November 8 and one in Little Hallingbury on November 8.

O’Brien has also been charge with three counts of attempted burglary at addresses in South Weald Road, Brentwood, on April 23, Main Road, Rettendon, on September 5 and College Avenue in Grays on September 26 as well as handling stolen goods in Dagenham between July 31 and November 12.

He has also been charged with driving without due care and attention, driving other than in accordance with a licence, failing to stop for police and driving without insurance. These charges all relate to an incident on Tysea Hill, Stapleford Abbotts, on September 7.

He is due to appear at Basildon Magistrates’ Court this morning.

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