A SERIAL thief has been jailed for 31 months at Taunton Crown Court today (Friday, October 29).

Jamie Coles, 42, pleaded guilty to carrying out a burglary of a residential property in Sherborne Road, in Yeovil, in July.

Coles, of no fixed address, also asked for four thefts from motor vehicle offences to be taken into consideration.

Following sentencing, PC Tony Warren said: “Jamie Coles is a prolific criminal and we fully welcome the judge’s decision to hand out this significant prison sentence to him.”