Investigators say Markus Houchens told his girlfriend to cover up for him, and write letters to his family telling them to lie so he could get out of jail.
Wednesday he will learn his sentence in Louisa County.
Houchens is considered a serial burglar after going on a crime spree from Louisa to Fluvanna to Albemarle counties.
He broke-in to several homes taking thousands of dollars and property, including guns. Investigators say he sold the stolen goods at pawn shops to friends.
Officers spotted Houchens in one of the pawn shop's surveillance video and arrested him. Later, he tried to break out of jail. An inmate foiled Houtchen's plan.
Houchens is convicted on 6 counts of burglary, 4 counts of grand larceny, and 5 counts of property damage. He was armed with a weapon in 4 of those burglaries.
He faces 4 life sentences in prison.
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