Curfew Order For Shop-lifting Pair

PUBLISHED: 17:59 19 June 2009 | UPDATED: 10:56 04 May 2010

DRUG dependant shoplifters Donna Bush and Carl Scarrow, who carried out a series of thefts from the Co-op in Littleport, have both been placed on a curfew order by Ely magistrates. Both must stay indoors between 8pm and 7am, Bush was given a three month o

DRUG dependant shoplifters Donna Bush and Carl Scarrow, who carried out a series of thefts from the Co-op in Littleport, have both been placed on a curfew order by Ely magistrates.

Both must stay indoors between 8pm and 7am, Bush was given a three month order and Scarrow was given a six-month curfew on Thursday.

The court also imposed an eight week suspended jail sentence on Scarrow, and Bush was placed on a 12-month supervision order.

Both Bush, 33, of Newport Avenue, Fordham; and Scarrow, 27, of Cottier Drive, Littleport, admitted stealing eight cans of lager from the store on April 18.

Bush admitted stealing a bottle of wine on April 30; and Scarrow admitted stealing four cans of Special Brew on the same day.

Bush had further admitted stealing £100 worth of toiletries from Superdrug in Ely on May 16.

Mitigating, solicitor Adam Haselhurst said both Bush and Scarrow had struggled with drug addition, and were engaging with the community drug intervention programme, and had a prescription for the heroin substitute methadone.


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