How a Hire Car Foiled a Career Criminal

Career criminal enrolled for locksmiths’ course before breaking into 21 vehicles

Bradford aerial view
An aerial view of Bradford city centre: To the top left-of-centre behind St. George’s Hall is Bradford Crown Court where career criminal Darren Rayner was tried. Image by Neil Mitchell (via Shutterstock).

A Bradford-based career criminal is serving the best part of seven years in jail due to vehicle theft in Yorkshire. Last June, Darren Rayner (41) was sentenced to three years imprisonment, after his involvement in 21 separate thefts. This May, Mr. Rayner’s three-year sentence was extended, having already had 26 convictions for 88 offences. Continue reading “How a Hire Car Foiled a Career Criminal”