Addict jailed for shoplifting

A “persistent and remorseless thief” has been jailed for shop lifting in Ipswich.Heroin addict Jason Fayres, was sent to prison after he pleaded guilty to stealing make up from the Co-operative store in Carr Street.

A “persistent and remorseless thief” has been jailed for shop lifting in Ipswich.

Heroin addict Jason Fayres, was sent to prison after he pleaded guilty to stealing make up from the Co-operative store in Carr Street.

Fayres, 24, had been at the Co-op Pharmacy with his girlfriend Chantelle Kerry, 25, to pick up their methadone prescriptions on May 19.

Gareth Davies, prosecuting at South East Suffolk Magistrates Court, said the pair who both live in Shelley Street, Ipswich, were spotted on CCTV stealing toiletries.

They left the store and were seen placing the stolen cosmetics into plastic Co-op carrier bags. Both defendants pleaded guilty to theft.

Fayres who has 25 previous convictions for 60 offences including shoplifting, burglary and handling stolen goods was jailed for eight weeks.

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District Judge David Cooper said: “You are a persistent and remorseless thief.”

Kerry who is currently seeking help to combat her heroin addictions was also sentenced to eight weeks in prison but the term was suspended for six months.

She was excluded from all town centre shops apart from to pick up her prescription.

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