Prolific offender who showed no remorse for crimes jailed again


A 20-year-old prolific offender from Warrington who has shown no remorse for his crimes has been jailed again following his latest crime spree.

Barclay Redford appeared at Liverpool Crown Court on Tuesday 7 May where he was sentenced to three years and four months.

Redford of Banks Crescent, Latchford, had previously pleaded guilty to multiple offences, including burglary, theft, fraud, and car theft.
During the hearing, the court heard how his latest crime spree began on Sunday 25 February when he was spotted interfering with car doors on Barbauld Street, Warrington.
Then on Tuesday 19 March, Redford was again interfering with cars on Springfield Avenue, Padgate, before going on to steal a Citroen C3. He used a bank card from inside the stolen vehicle at an Esso Garage on Wilderspool Causeway, and later that evening went on to crash the Citroen into several parked cars on Gorsey Lane, Howley. He then made off from the scene.

Redford’s offending continued and between Saturday 16 March and Thursday 21 March, when he stole goods valued at £343.03 from a Co-Op convenience store on Knutsford Road, Warrington.
On Thursday 21 March, Redford broke into a property on Station Road North and stole a purse which contained £40 cash and bank cards. He took the cash and later used the bank cards to the value of £97.
Redford was arrested after he returned to the Co-Op store on Saturday 23 March where he stole goods to the value of £130.14.
He was subsequently charged with vehicle interference, theft of a motor vehicle, theft from a motor vehicle, failing to stop, dangerous driving, driving with no insurance, false representation, driving otherwise in accordance with the law, burglary, fraud, six counts of theft from a shop.

Following the sentencing, Chief Inspector Neil Drum, of Warrington Local Policing Unit, said:”Over recent years, repeated attempts to engage with Redford have been made but his criminality has continued.
“He’s been arrested and put before the courts five times since February of this year, and he is still yet to show any remorse for his actions, or for the harm he has caused within local communities.
“It is clear that he will continue to commit crime, and so today’s result means that a serial offender has been jailed for a significant amount of time and now is finally off our streets.
“While I welcome the sentence handed to Redford today, our work to protect communities in Warrington from this type of crime continues.
“We are dedicated to ensuring Warrington remains a safe place to live and to visit, and removing individuals like Redford, who are intent on committing crime and causing misery, remains a top priority for Warrington LPU.”
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