Shoplifter stole meat and wine
A Hothfield man is behind bars after admitting stealing meat from a supermarket and wine from a petrol station. Robert Stephen Bishop, 28, of Beech Drive pleaded guilty to two counts of shoplifting when he appeared at Folkestone Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, September 2. On July 28, Bishop stole wine worth £30.56 from a petrol station in Beaver Road, Ashford and on July 31 he stole meat worth £45.06 from a Canterbury supermarket. Magistrates sentenced him to 14 days in prison and ordered him to pay a £150 criminal courts charge and an £80 victim surcharge.