Man jailed for conspiracy to burgle and other offences - Milton Keynes


A man appeared at Aylesbury Crown Court today, Tuesday, 16 September 2014, and was jailed for five years for his part in a conspiracy to burgle, a serious assault and drugs and driving offences.

Darren Levy, aged 32, of no fixed abode, was sentenced after being convicted of conspiracy to burgle, unlawful wounding, possession of a class A drug (cocaine), and possession of a class B drug (cannabis).

He was also disqualified from driving for four years after being convicted of driving while disqualified and driving with no insurance.

The conspiracy to burgle offence relates to a total of six dwelling burglaries as follows:

  • One between 04 August and 05 August 2013, in Menai Grove, Stoke on Trent.
  • One on 16 October 2013, in Wordsworth Avenue, Newport Pagnell.
  • One on 21 October 2013, in Crossbrooks, Northampton.
  • Two between 07 November and 08 November 2013, in Walton Road and Cressey Avenue, Middleton.
  • One on 08 November in Braybrooke Drive, Furzton.

Levy was arrested in Birmingham on 09 November 2013, after he drove erratically into two police vehicles in an attempt to evade arrest.

He had been wanted by Thames Valley Police after assaulting a woman in Studley Knapp, Walnut Tree, Milton Keynes, on 07 September 2012.

He was charged on 11 November 2013, and found guilty by a jury of conspiracy to burgle and unlawful wounding on 16 May following a trial at Aylesbury Crown Court sitting at Amersham.  He pleaded guilty to the drugs and driving offences at the start of the trial.