A serial thief with additional than 300 legal convictions has been specified a 4-thirty day period sentence for a spate of shoplifting in central Dublin.
Mom of 5 Linda Staunton (46), of Dunne Avenue flats, Dublin 1, pleaded responsible on Friday to thefts and possessing stolen assets on nine dates around a four-thirty day period period of time very last yr.
Dublin District Court heard she stole €135 worthy of of garments on August 21st, €159 really worth of razors on September 25th and €180 well worth of fragrance on Oct 1st. On September 5th, she was observed in possession of stolen wellness health supplements and dresses.
Gardaí recognized her “acting suspiciously” on Oct 14th and was uncovered carrying a bag with a few objects of clothes suspected to have been stolen.
A few days later on, she was stopped just after having €127 truly worth of clothes from New Seem on Jervis Avenue.
She stole €97 worthy of of residence items from Arnotts on Henry Road, on the other hand, gardaí recovered them on Oct 20th.
She also stole €250 truly worth of outfits from Subsequent on Henry street six days afterwards, and on November 1st, Staunton took cosmetics valued at €757 from a pharmacist at Charlemont Sq., Dublin 2 and still left.
CCTV footage led to her becoming determined and was caught attempting to just take €246 truly worth of cosmetics when she returned the pharmacist the pursuing day.
The court read most of her criminal convictions have been thefts.
Defence solicitor Eoin Lysaght claimed his client was nice but had dependancy challenges for “a lengthy number of years”.
Mr Lysaght additional she designed makes an attempt to stop through periods in custody and was apologetic.