A man with 245 previous convictions has pleaded guilty to the burglary of a bookmakers.
John Patrick McGilloway, of Bloomfield Park, pleaded guilty stealing a mobile phone, an nternet router and a safe key from a Ladbrokes Bookmakers.
The offence was committed between April 4 and April 8, last year.
Derry Crown Court heard the 32-year-old has 245 previous convictions and 72 of these are for burglary.
Sentencing was adjourned for the preparation of a probation pre-sentence report.
McGilloway was remanded in custody to appear in court again on February 26.