Addict's curfew order extended

PUBLISHED: 11:19 23 August 2007 | UPDATED: 12:46 04 May 2010

HEROIN addict Darren Thurling had his curfew order extended by three days after admitting he missed a couple of appointments with the probation service. Thurling, who was given a drug rehabilitation order last month, had no funds to pay for transport on J

HEROIN addict Darren Thurling had his curfew order extended by three days after admitting he missed a couple of appointments with the probation service.

Thurling, who was given a drug rehabilitation order last month, had no funds to pay for transport on July 26.

Four days later he was running late for an appointment and then got arrested.

At an earlier hearing, 32-year-old Thurling, of The Causeway, Soham, admitted failing to pay for more than £150 worth of fuel that was poured into barrels on the back seat of a Ford Sierra.

He had also admitted a string of shoplifting offences, all committed to feed his drug habit.

His three-month curfew order keeps him indoors between 7pm and 7am.

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