Posted: Thu 6th Oct 2016

Two Charged With Wrexham Burglaries

This article is old - Published: Thursday, Oct 6th, 2016

Two men have been charged in relation to a spate of burglaries at addresses in the Wrexham area. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Paul Owen Jones, 22, and James Owen Jones, 23, were arrested on Monday 3rd October and have been charged with three burglaries and two attempt burglaries. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Both appeared at Mold Magistrates Court today, Tuesday 4th October. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Det Chief Insp Neil Harrison said: “In recent weeks we have seen an increase in the number of burglaries in the Wrexham area where properties have been targeted, car keys stolen and vehicles taken.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“We are working extremely hard and committing significant resources to address this increase, but I would urge the public to ensure that they secure their properties and that any car keys are secured out of sight.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

He added: “Around this time of year we see an increase in burglaries due to it getting darker earlier and offenders use this to their advantage. I would ask the public to remain vigilant and to report anything suspicious to the police.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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