£20,000 worth of Jammie Dodgers stolen

£20,000 worth of Jammie Dodgers stolen

Five men have been sentenced to jail terms of between 16 and 44 months for the theft of a trailer containing £20,000 worth of Jammie Dodgers (estimated to be 240,000 Jammie Dodgers).

The court heard that the gang traveled from Liverpool to Gwent on the 17th June 2015 to carry out the theft, gaining access to the factory site (Burton’s food factory in Torfaen) in stolen vehicles, posing as staff from delivery firm DHL.


From top left: Stephen Burrows, Kieron Ian Price. Bottom l-r: Aaron Thomas Walsh, Paul Michael Price, Anthony Edgerton

The biscuits were never recovered.

Price and Edgerton also pleaded guilty to stealing a trailer full of nearly 2,000 cases of Carling worth more than £43,000.


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Jason Howells, prosecuting, said:

“The stock was estimated to have a retail value of £20,000 with a production value of around £12,000.

“None of the items have been recovered.”

Defence lawyers said not all of the defendants had been involved in the planning of the thefts but each played a role.

As the defendants left the dock, one was heard saying:

Does anyone want a biscuit?

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