A serial thief with additional than 300 felony convictions has been presented a 4-thirty day period sentence for a spate of shoplifting in central Dublin.
Mom of five Linda Staunton (46), of Dunne Street flats, Dublin 1, pleaded guilty on Friday to thefts and possessing stolen assets on 9 dates more than a four-thirty day period period last year.
Dublin District Court heard she stole €135 truly worth of clothing on August 21st, €159 value of razors on September 25th and €180 truly worth of fragrance on Oct 1st. On September 5th, she was discovered in possession of stolen well being dietary supplements and dresses.
Gardaí seen her “acting suspiciously” on Oct 14th and was discovered carrying a bag with three objects of clothing suspected to have been stolen.
Three times later, she was stopped soon after taking €127 well worth of clothing from New Appear on Jervis Avenue.
She stole €97 really worth of house merchandise from Arnotts on Henry Road, nevertheless, gardaí recovered them on October 20th.
She also stole €250 value of apparel from Subsequent on Henry road six times later on, and on November 1st, Staunton took cosmetics valued at €757 from a pharmacist at Charlemont Square, Dublin 2 and remaining.
CCTV footage led to her staying recognized and was caught trying to acquire €246 worth of cosmetics when she returned the pharmacist the pursuing working day.
The court docket read most of her prison convictions were thefts.
Defence solicitor Eoin Lysaght said his consumer was nice but had habit issues for “a extended range of years”.
Mr Lysaght added she produced attempts to stop through periods in custody and was apologetic.