PARIS — A New Hampshire man with a multistate record of burglary and theft was sentenced to seven years in prison for a string of break-ins in western Maine. 

Dustin Locke, 28, who had pleaded guilty to charges of burglary and theft, was sentenced in Oxford County Unified Court on Thursday. 

Locke is currently serving a one- to three-year prison sentence stemming from burglary and theft charges out of Vermont, and is being held in Maine pending the outcome of his charges here, which date to 2008. 

Locke’s sentence will run concurrent with Vermont’s, after which he could be ordered to serve any remaining time in Maine or out of state, according to Oxford County Assistant District Attorney Joseph O’Connor. 

Prosecutors revoked 33 months of Locke’s probation stemming from a 2008 burglary case in Lovell. That time will run concurrent with his sentence. 

According to a police affidavit, two winters ago, Locke broke into and briefly resided in a home in Lovell and, later, another in Fryeburg. Police said he stole household items, including silverware. Police traced telephone calls placed at the home to Locke’s mother. 

Locke has been ordered to pay $1,800 in restitution. 

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