During that time burglars
broke into her home, stealing jewellery and sentimental items.
This time burglars
targeted the arts and crafts cup-board, top, tombola prizes, centre above right, and the church vestry, above
Around the same time burglars
also got into a house in Greencroft Avenue, again through an unlocked door, and stole a Toshiba laptop, Xbox games console and a Newcastle United shirt.
Another time burglars
slashed her couch and scattered clothes all over her bedroom in an untidy search for valuables escaping with her dead husband's watch.
One of the founding members of the church, Barbara Ward, aged 72, said it was not the first time burglars
"The last time burglars
struck, they really were petrified." The latest raid took place despite a toughened brick wall being put in place at the back of the building following the earlier burglary.
It was not the first time burglars
had targeted the terraced house.
It is the second time burglars
have tricked the woman.
The only alternative to custody is community service and the outcry to the judges' ruling that first or second time burglars
should be punished in that way proves how unacceptable it is.
Yet although the fear of it is greater than ever, your Lord Chancellor says first and second time burglars
should not be jailed.
The last time burglars
struck they really were petrified." The latest raid happened despite a toughened brick wall being installed at the back of the building after the earlier burglary.
It is the third time this month that thieves have targeted the Coventry and East Mercia Co-op, in Warwick Road, and each time burglars
have made off with wide screen plasma TVs.
But the judge, Recorder Dafydd Hughes, said Owen had no previous convictions for burglary and could come under the recent Court of Appeal guidelines where first- time burglars
did not necessarily need to go to prison.
He reckons, that first time burglars
should, basically, get away with it.
This smash and grab from a man who says we don't mind second time burglars
not being slammed up.