Seven charged over high-value cars conspiracy

SEVEN men have been charged following a 14-month investigation in to a series of burglaries targeting high-value cars across West and South Yorkshire.

Monday, 18th January 2016, 1:03 pm
Updated Monday, 18th January 2016, 1:09 pm

Police launched an investigation in November 2014 following two burglaries in Holmfirth.

Later that month, parts from vehicles, including one stolen in one of the Holmfirth offences, were found at an industrial unit in Dewsbury.

Six men have now been charged with conspiracy to burgle in relation to eight offences between 20 May-21 November, 2014, in West Yorkshire and one offence in South Yorkshire.

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Those offences relate to a total of 13 stolen cars worth approximately £200,000.

The men charged include: Ben France, 25, of no fixed abode; Richard Bostock, 30, of Wellington Street, Oakes; and James Fenwick, 28, of Halifax Road, Huddersfield;

As well as conspiracy to burgle, Adeeb Ismail, 22, of Blackhouse Road, Huddersfield, and Adeel Ismail, 24, of York Avenue, Fartown, Huddersfield, are both also charged with conspiracy to handle stolen goods and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.

Shoresh Khanzadi, 35, of Springdale Street, Huddersfield, who is charged with conspiracy to burgle and conspiracy to handle stolen goods.

A further man, Ajaz Latif, 33, of Thorne Road, Huddersfield, has been charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.

All seven men have been released on bail to appear at Kirklees Magistrates Court on February 11.