A pair of thieves have been jailed for multiple burglaries.

The thefts were committed in Potters Bar and Bushey, and the pair also conspired to commit burglary in London.

Shane Brady, 32, of Haringey Park in London was sentenced to seven years and Alex Attico, 21, of Braybrook Street in London, was sentenced to three and a half years in prison at St Albans Crown Court on Monday.

Attico was jailed for committing three burglaries, conspiracy to commit burglary, dangerous driving and driving whilst disqualified and Brady was jailed for committing four burglaries, conspiracy to commit burglary and affray.

Attico and Brady were arrested in Holders Hill Parade, London on October 8, 2017, following reports of the duo breaking into a property in Garratts Road, Bushey.

They were charged with committing burglaries in Garratts Road, Little Bushey Lane and Hurstwood Drive in London on October 6 and October 8 2017, and released on bail while police enquiries continued.

Attico was also charged with dangerous, driving with no insurance and driving while disqualified.

On August 27 2018, police executed a warrant at Brady’s home address and he was arrested for a further burglary offence committed in Elmroyd Avenue, Potters Bar, two days earlier.

Brady had been identified by officers through video-enabled doorbell footage that had captured him breaking into the address.

Brady and Attico pleaded guilty to all the charges on December 14, 2018, at St Albans Crown Court.

Stolen property was recovered from the Volvo they used in the burglaries, including a laptop, an Apple Mac, and a range of high-value jewellery which officers have now returned to the rightful owners.

Detective Inspector Michael Macbeth, from the Hertsmere Local Crime Unit, said: “Shane Brady and Alex Attico committed a spree of burglaries.

“They had a complete disregard for their victims and thought they could evade police detection.

“It is thanks to great work by our officers that these prolific criminals are now behind bars and we have been able to return stolen property to the rightful owners.”