Addict stole cheese and razors from Home Bargains in Darlington

Darlington and Stockton Times: Woman stole cheese from Home Bargains Woman stole cheese from Home Bargains

A RECOVERING addict has been placed on a drug rehabilitation order after stealing a razor and cheese from a Darlington shop.

Barbara Taylor, 35, of Conyers Terrace, Ferryhill, appeared before Darlington Magistrates’ Court today (Tuesday, March 25) and admitted stealing the items worth £11.99 from Home Bargains on March 10.

The court heard she was on a methadone treatment programme and had moved from Darlington to Ferryhill to make a fresh start following the theft.

After hearing that Taylor was already on a 12-month supervision order, magistrates imposed a five-month drug rehabilitation order to run alongside her existing sentence.

She was also ordered to pay £11.99 compensation and £40 court costs.

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11:44pm Tue 25 Mar 14

Voice-of-reality says...

The really newsworthy part of this story is that homebargains sells cheese - I may have to rethink my mailorders from Fortnums.
The really newsworthy part of this story is that homebargains sells cheese - I may have to rethink my mailorders from Fortnums. Voice-of-reality
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