Man charged with more than twenty burglaries

West Mildands Police have charged a man with more than 20 burglaries after up to £500,000 worth of cars were stolen across the Black Country and Staffordshire.

Rio Halls was arrested in connection with a series of car thefts between last November and September this year.

He has been charged with 21 car key burglaries, two offences of vehicle theft and four thefts from a motor vehicle across Dudley, Walsall, Wolverhampton and Staffordshire.

The 18-year-old from Bloxwich appeared before Wolverhampton Magistrates Court on 4 November. A force spokesperson said:

"Vehicle crime remains a Police priority. Working closely with neighbouring forces and partners, West Midlands have a range of tactics at our disposal to tackle vehicle crime offenders, particularly those who commit crimes on a large scale."


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