Carer stole syrup and cheese from Dunnes Stores

Bray People - - NEWS -

A MAN who took cheese and syrup from Dunnes food store in Bray had 83 pre­vi­ous con­vic­tions.

Stephen Smyth (40) from Cabin­teely was in Bray District Court last Thurs­day.

‘He doesn’t dis­pute the fact that here is a long his­tory of of­fend­ing,’ said so­lic­i­tor Con­way O’Hara.

‘He knows this crime is a nui­sance to lo­cal shop­keep­ers.’

Smyth has ac­cess to his two teenage chil­dren and is a full time carer to his fa­ther. The court heard that he is cur­rently sta­ble on 70ml methadone.

Judge David Kennedy handed down an eight­month sus­pended sen­tence and a fine of €750.

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