Man charged in connection with High Peak burglaries

Police story
Police story

Police have charged a man in connection with a spate of burglaries across the High Peak- dating back to 2015.

Officers have been investigating a number of burglaries and outbuilding break-ins which have taken place in the area in 2015, which saw quad bikes and tools being stolen.

James Chesterton, 24, of Castleton Road, Hope was charged with burglary on Saturday, March 4 in connection with the incidents. He is set to appear at Derby Crown Court on Friday, March 31.

Buxton CID are currently running Operation Landfield targeting the theft of quad bikes and associated rural crime in the High Peak and Derbyshire Dales area.

If you see anything suspicious or have any information in relation to those involved, please call Buxton CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.