A serial thief with additional than 300 legal convictions has been presented a four-month sentence for a spate of shoplifting in central Dublin.
Mother of 5 Linda Staunton (46), of Dunne Avenue flats, Dublin 1, pleaded responsible on Friday to thefts and possessing stolen residence on 9 dates about a 4-month period past calendar year.
Dublin District Courtroom heard she stole €135 really worth of outfits on August 21st, €159 truly worth of razors on September 25th and €180 worthy of of perfume on October 1st. On September 5th, she was found in possession of stolen overall health supplements and clothes.
Gardaí recognized her “acting suspiciously” on October 14th and was found carrying a bag with a few items of apparel suspected to have been stolen.
3 days later on, she was stopped right after using €127 value of dresses from New Seem on Jervis Street.
She stole €97 worth of home merchandise from Arnotts on Henry Avenue, nevertheless, gardaí recovered them on October 20th.
She also stole €250 truly worth of garments from Upcoming on Henry road 6 days later, 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 getting discovered and was caught trying to get €246 truly worth of cosmetics when she returned the pharmacist the subsequent day.
The courtroom listened to most of her felony convictions have been thefts.
Defence solicitor Eoin Lysaght reported his consumer was pleasurable but experienced habit concerns for “a extended amount of years”.
Mr Lysaght added she manufactured makes an attempt to stop for the duration of intervals in custody and was apologetic.