A SUSPECTED burglar has been charged with 51 counts of burglary.
Police have charged 56-year-old Albert Ian James of Mill Road Crescent, Donnington, Chichester, West Sussex with 51 counts of burglary.
He is alleged to have burgled 24 houses in the Waterlooville, Fareham and Portsmouth areas and a further 27 in Sussex.
Today’s charge follows a joint investigation between Hampshire Constabulary and Sussex Police.
James is due to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, March 12.