A CARELESS woman has been convicted for a string of burglary and theft offences in Newbury.

Sammy-Jo Dillon, of Cleveland Grove, Newbury pleaded guilty to all four charges at Reading Magistrates Court on April 1.

The 31-year-old was charged on Saturday, March 30 with four counts of burglary dwelling and theft, and two counts of theft from a person.

Dillon stole small amounts of cash from a person between Monday, March 25 and 28.

She was arrested the following day and pleaded guilty at Reading Magistrates Court to all of the charges.

Investigating officer, Detective Sergeant Wil Johnson, of Area CID based at Newbury police station, said: “I am pleased that Dillon has admitted the charges that she faced, and she will be sentenced on 29 April.

“Burglary is a very invasive crime, and can have a large impact on the victims, who have every right to feel safe in their homes.

“Dillon showed complete disregard for her victims, whose homes were broken into and their property was taken.

Dillon will be sentenced at Reading Crown Court on April 29.