Falmouth woman stole twice from supermarket on same day
9:34am Tuesday 8th January 2013 in News
A Falmouth woman who went into Truro's Tesco supermarket twice on the same day to steal, took computer games worth £804 Truro magistrates heard.
Lucy Wilkes, aged 27, of Swanpool Street, pleaded guilty to two thefts, one of which was alleged to have been committed with another person. She also admitted possessing 0.89 grammes of cocaine.
A single parent with a young child, she was said to have previous convictions.
Her solicitor Deborah Von Kohler said she committed the offences at a time when she was floundering and unable to cope financially.
She was given a curfew for 18 weeks for seven nights a week.
Roy Wilkes, aged 45, of Tregellow Road, Falmouth, entered no pleas to charges of attempting to steal computer games from Tesco, jointly with Lucy Wilkes and on his own, and going equipped for theft.
His case was adjourned to February 7 for committal proceedings after he elected trial at Truro Crown Court.