Thief avoids prison after stealing alcohol from store

A SHOPLIFTER stole £32 worth of vodka from a supermarket.

Wednesday, 12th July 2017, 8:15 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:39 am

Brett Carter, 45, of Sandiego Road, Gosport, admitted theft from Morrisons in Gosport on April 21.

He also admitted stealing alcohol from the shop on April 11.

He breaching a suspended sentence order for three burglaries and an assault by beating.

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Portsmouth magistrates did not activate the sentence but increased it from 16 weeks suspended for 18 months, to one suspended for two years.

He must pay £32 compensation.