X

Cookies

Continue We want you to get the most out of using this website, which is why we and our partners use cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to receive these cookies. You can find out more about how we use cookies here.

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Subscriptions  |  evouchers  |  Jobs  |  Property  |  Motors  |  Travel  |  Dating  |  Family Notices

Thief back in Carlisle court for second time in two days

A prolific offender was back in court for the second time in two days and admitted stealing to get a bed for the night.

Andrew Bell photo
Andrew Bell

Andrew John Jason Bell, 35, of no fixed abode, was arrested on Monday night just after 10pm. He stole a £3.29 sandwich from the Shell garage at Hardwicke Circus.

Carlisle Magistrates’ Court was told that when police arrived, Bell told them he stole to get a bed for the night, as he was homeless and hungry.

He was arrested and appeared in court yesterday afternoon when he pleaded guilty to theft.

Magistrates told Bell, who has 50 convictions for 80 offences, that they had no option than to impose a custodial sentence for seven days.

The court was told he owes the court £467.80 in fines.

He will serve a total of 28 days in prison for the two thefts, breaching a community order and non payment of fines.

On Monday, in court, Bell pleaded guilty to stealing a bottle of wine from Sainsbury’s in Stanwix.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE

News & Star What's On search





Vote

Are positive efforts to encourage more women into the nuclear industry necessary?

Efforts to better educate girls at school in sciences, technologies & maths would be more worthwhile

No, unless well qualified women are being turned away at Sellafield's door

Yes, girls and women need to know their career options are limitless

Show Result

Hot jobs
Scan for our iPhone and Android apps
Search for:
NEWS & STAR ON: