Derry Court: Man pleads guilty to burglary at bookmakers


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.