A Luton man has been charged with 11 counts of burglary after break-ins at a string of rugby clubs and social buildings over three counties.
Luke Giugno, 27, of Farley Hill Road, has been charged with the following burglaries:
The Royal British Legion building in Gun Lane, Knebworth, on April 5;
Crawley Green Social Club, Crawley Green, on March 18;
Luton Rugby Club, Luton, between March 12 and 16;
Old Albanians Sports Club, St Albans, on March 14;
Ampthill Rugby Club, Ampthill, between March 12 and 16;
Bedford Athletic Rugby Club, Bedford, on March 10;
Wellingborough Rugby Club, Wellingborough, on March 9;
Wing Village Social Club, Wing, on March 9;
Tring Rugby Club, Tring, between March 7 and 10;
Hemel Hempstead Rugby Club, Hemel Hempstead, between March 7 and March 10;
Harpenden Rugby Club, Harpenden, between March 6 and 9.
During each break‐in cash was stolen from inside the premises, with the total haul worth thousands of pounds.
Giugno is also charged with possession of a small quantity of cannabis at Luton on April 15.
He appeared at Hatfield Remand Court on Saturday (April 16) where he was remanded in custody. He is due to appear at St Albans Crown Court on May 16.