A SERIAL burglar has today been charged with 19 offences in relation to burglary, fraud and theft from motor vehicles in Taunton.

Adam Cribben, from Taunton, was remanded in custody after being charged at Taunton Deane Magistrates with a series of offences that took place in Taunton throughout May.

His arrest is the result of neighbourhood teams focused on tackling priority crimes like burglary in local communities.

The 37-year-old will next appear at Taunton Crown Court on June 21.