POLICE raided homes in Ringwood, Southampton and Dorset on Wednesday, January 16 as part of an investigation into a series of burglaries in which £250,000 worth of property was stolen.

Angelina Haigh, 38, Southampton Road, Ringwood, has been charged with handling stolen goods.

She was bailed to appear at Southampton Magistrates Court on February 1. Samuel Cullen, 27, Tatwin Crescent, Southampton was charged with conspiracy to commit burglary between May and August 2012.

He was bailed to appear at before magistrates in Southampton on February 18.

Four other Southampton men aged 31, 29, 26 and 22 were arrested in connection with the inquiry and were bailed until dates in February.