One of two Abbotsford brothers charged with a series of break-ins in Surrey, Langley and White Rock has pleaded guilty to 12 of the offences.
Darwin Duane Dorozan, 38, is scheduled for a sentencing hearing May 25 in Surrey provincial court. He was originally charged with 21 counts of break and enter, one count of possession of stolen property and one count of assault with a weapon.
All his guilty pleas are to break-and-enter charges.
His younger brother, Dane, 36, was charged with one count of break and enter, and is next due in court on Sept. 21.
The charges stem from crimes committed from April to August 2011.
The pair were arrested last August following a residential break-in in South Surrey.
Darwin has been in custody ever since, but Dane has been out on bail. He was convicted in January of this year of possession of a controlled substance dating back to December 2010 and was given 18 months’ probation.
Dane has prior convictions for break and enter, breach of his bail conditions, and obstructing a police officer.
Darwin’s criminal history includes convictions for possession of stolen property, theft, possession for the purpose of trafficking, and break and enter.
A third brother, Dennis, 39, also has a criminal history, but was not charged in the latest offences. He was previously convicted of possession of stolen property and break and enter.