Accused in break-ins sentenced to prison term

One of two men arrested in connection with a string of break-ins through Central Alberta has been sentenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty in Didsbury provincial court on Dec. 16.

One of two men arrested in connection with a string of break-ins through Central Alberta has been sentenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty in Didsbury provincial court on Dec. 16.

Jason Furlong, 29, and Kevin Leischner, 42, were arrested in November by RCMP investigating break-ins at residential and commercial properties from Rocky Mountain House to Three Hills.

Both men were released from custody after the charges were laid.

Furlong admitted to five counts of break and enter.

Leischner has reserved his plea and is due back in court on Feb. 24.

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