Five charged as detectives continue to target burglars in Sheffield

Four men and a teenage boy have been charged by detectives aiming to clamp down on burglaries in Sheffield.

Friday, 8th February 2019, 16:06 pm
Updated Friday, 8th February 2019, 16:14 pm

Lee Whomersley, 43, from the Dronfield area, was charged with two counts of burglary.

He appeared before court on Tuesday, February 5 and was remanded in custody to appear before Sheffield Crown Court on Tuesday, March 5.

Detectives are clamping down on burglaries.

Florin Rusin, 30, of the Darnall area, was charged with burglary.

He is already on remand charged with other offences of burglary and will appear before Sheffield Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, March 5 via video link.

Reardon Cronin, 18, from Mosborough, was charged with burglary and remanded in custody.

He will next appear before the courts on Monday, March 4.

47-year-old Jason White, from the Burngreave area, was charged with one count of burglary.

He appeared before Sheffield Magistrates’ Court  on Friday, February 8.

In addition, a 17-year-old juvenile from the Mosborough area, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was charged with one count of burglary and appeared before the Sheffield Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, February 5 and was bailed to attend Sheffield Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday,  February 20.

The charges relate to alleged burglary offences committed in Sheffield in the last few months.

Temporary Det Sgt Jim Dyson said: “Our detectives continue to work relentlessly to investigate reported burglaries in Sheffield, because we know it’s a crime that really affects our local communities. 

“We are absolutely committed to identifying individuals we believe to be involved in this type of criminality and I’d urge the public to contact police if they have any concerns or information about individuals suspected of committing burglaries.”

To report crime call police on 101, or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.