Posted on 18th July 2018
A man has been jailed for 12 weeks after he stole from stores in Glossop six times in two weeks.
Raymond Skelly (39) of Mersey Bank Road, Hadfield, pleaded guilty to the offences which happened between Monday, June 30 and Thursday, July 12.
He stole more than £450 worth of meat, goods and wine from stores including Marks and Spencer, Iceland and Bargain Booze, and was arrested by police on Monday, July 16
Mr Skelly was sentenced to 12 weeks in prison following the hearing before magistrates at Chesterfield Justice Centre on Tuesday, July 17.
PC Sherry Kenyon of the High Peak Crime Action Team said: “We are pleased with the result, which sends a clear message that shoplifting will not be tolerated. People who steal from stores will be prosecuted and could face a custodial sentence.”