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      Amherst Man Sentenced to Additional 27 Years for Burglary

      Amherst Co., VA - An Amherst man convicted of breaking into dozens of homes across Central Virginia has been sentenced to 27 and a half more years behind bars.Kevin Burchardt was sentenced Tuesday in Albemarle County.He had already been sentenced to 88 years for burglaries in Campbell, Nelson, and Fluvanna Counties.{}{}{} Police say Burchardt targeted homes in 19 jurisdictions back in 2012, stealing jewelry, silverware, electronics and firearms.