Prolific criminal who wreaked havoc in Nuneaton, Bedworth, Coventry and Rugby jailed for 15 years - The Coventry Observer

15th Aug, 2022

Prolific criminal who wreaked havoc in Nuneaton, Bedworth, Coventry and Rugby jailed for 15 years

Coventry Editorial 27th Apr, 2022

A MAN from Shilton has been jailed after pleading guilty to multiple crimes including three counts of theft and two counts of handling stolen goods.

Neale Mulhall also pleaded guilty to being involved in the supply of cannabis, burglary, robbery, attempted burglary and fraud.

The 34-year-old was sentenced to 15 years at Warwick Crown Court.

Mulhall forced his way into a parked pickup truck in Coventry Road, Nuneaton on January 12, stealing tools worth thousands of pounds and causing over £2,000 of damage.

CCTV footage linked the car used in the theft to Mulhall.

He also admitted to being in possession of stolen items worth thousands of pounds that were taken from a van on a hotel car park in Coventry on January 13.

Mulhall pleaded guilty to handling an electric scooter that had been stolen from a property in Barnacle on January 18, just hours before it had came into his possession.

He confessed to stealing a bank card after breaking into a car in Walkers Way, Bedworth on February 10 before using it at an Exhall service station.

Police examined Mulhall’s phone following his arrest, where they found evidence that he had sold cannabis.

Mulhall was also convicted of burglary, robbery and attempted burglary in Rugby in January, although further details have not been released on this case due to ongoing enquiries.

Det Con Chris Batchelder from Rugby CID said: “Mulhall is a prolific offender who has caused extensive misery in communities around Nuneaton, Bedworth and Rugby.

“I have no doubt local people will be delighted to see him behind bars for such a long time.”

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