Men jailed for burglaries in the upper Calder Valley

Jailed: Arron James Rookes
Jailed: Arron James Rookes

Two men have been jailed for a combined total of nearly two years after carrying out burglaries in the upper Calder Valley.

Arron James Rookes was jailed for eight months for carrying out a burglary in Todmorden.

The Crown prosecutor was Kenneth Green and the police officer in the case was Detective Constable Lee Mason of Calderdale CID.

Meanwhile in a separate case, Charlie Smith was sent to prison for 12 months after carrying out a burglary in the Hebden Bridge area.

The Crown prosecutor was Miss Sophie Helena Drake. The police officer in the case was Detective Constable Joanne Nichols of Calderdale CID.

The case of Smith and the case of Rookes were heard before a judge at Bradford Crown Court.