Three men have been sent to prison and one man charged with attempted robbery this week in Barnsley. Here's a snapshot of what officers have been doing this week to keep communities safe.
In the early hours of Monday 6 August, a 23-year-old man was arrested in the garden of a property on Derwent Crescent, Athersley.
He was found in dark clothing a mask and in possession of a crowbar and large screwdriver.
Reece Coles, of Radcliffe Road, Barnsley, was charged with attempted burglary. He was remanded to Barnsley Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 7 August, where he pleaded guilty to the offence.
He was subsequently sent to prison for 26 weeks.
At 9.50pm on Tuesday 7 August, officers stopped a black Ford C-Max on Fife Street, Barnsley.
The occupant was arrested on suspicion of supplying a controlled drug with intent to supply.
Nathan Dunn, 26, of Raley Street, Barnsley, was charged with driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs, no licence and no insurance. He was remanded in custody to appear at Barnsley Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Thursday 9 August).
He received 18-weeks imprisonment for the offences above and was recalled to prison.
At 7am on Tuesday 31 July, a knifepoint robbery was reported at A & H convenience store in Thurnscoe.
An investigation into the robbery by Barnsley CID led to the arrest of Shaun Neale, 25, of George Street, Barnsley, who was subsequently charged with disqualified driving / no insurance.
He was remanded to appear before Barnsley Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 2 August. The court gave Neale 18 weeks in prison and invoked a prion recall resultant in his breach of licence.
Mark Corbett, 35, of Hickleton Terrace, Barnsley, was charged with attempted robbery , and remanded in custody to appear at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court today (Friday 10 August).