By alternative sentence, I assume you mean work release, home detention/electronic monitoring or community service.
If the multiple burglaries are of or involve an occupied dwelling as defined in the code, I would say no. A violation of PC 459 involving an occupied residence is mandatory state prison except in unusual circumstances.
The fact that there a multiple events may cause a judge to oppose such a disposition, if his her approval is required or disapproval honored by the sheriff.
Based on the small amount of information provided, I can offer nothing else except that you , or the person involved, should immediately see an attorney.
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