Two men admit they plotted to steal Declan Donnelly’s £70,000 Range Rover from the ‘I’m a Celeb’ star’s £5million home

TWO men have admitted attacking Declan Donnelly’s home while he slept as part of a conspiracy to steal luxury cars worth £750,000.

On April 6, 2021, police were called to Dec’s £5million home in west London, but the thieves had already fled empty-handed.

Two men have admitted plotting to steal Dec's Range Rover


Two men have admitted plotting to steal Dec’s Range Rover
Dec and his wife Ali were reportedly asleep at the time


Dec and his wife Ali were reportedly asleep at the time

Dec, 47, his wife Ali, 44, and daughter Isla were asleep at the time and were unaware of the raid until later informed by police.

The TV star, who won an NTA last night, was one of a dozen victims of the theft luxury Cars, mainly Range Rovers.

Charlie Kavanagh, 28, and Ryan Crafts, 30, were due to stand trial at Kingston Crown Court today over their involvement in the gang.

However, at the last minute, they changed their request and admitted a conspiracy to steal the cars.

Their honorary judge, Anne Brown, dismissed the jury and released the couple on bail before their sentencing date.

A total of 12 men have already pleaded guilty to a number of crimes linked to the raids

Police were called to Dec’s home after the gang attempted to break down an iron gate surrounding the home.

It’s me celebrity Host and wife Ali are said to have been devastated by the botched robbery.

Dec’s co-host Ant McPartlin used to live on the same street but moved out after his split from Lisa Armstrong.

Ellis Glynne, Connor Murray, Perry Ogle and Vinothkumar Ratnam all pleaded guilty to conspiracy to steal the cars between January 1 and July 9, 2021.

Glynne, Murray and Ogle also admitted a second count of burglary conspiracy.

Oliver Hart and Alfie Chandler have admitted to the same allegations.

December at the NTAs last night with co-host Ant McPartlin


December at the NTAs last night with co-host Ant McPartlinCredit: Alamy

Emma James

Emma James is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Emma James joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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