A man has been jailed for 120 days after pleading guilty to seven shoplifting offences and the theft of three charity boxes in Dover.
James Christopher Pope was sentenced on 16 September 2017 at Canterbury Magistrates’ Court. He also pleaded guilty to attempted theft.
On 7 August 2017 the 33-year-old, of no fixed address, stole a charity collection box worth an unknown amount from a shop in Cherry Tree Avenue, Dover.
On 4 September he stole alcohol worth £30 from a supermarket in Charlton Green. The next day he stole alcohol worth £50 from the same supermarket.
On 6 September he stole alcohol worth £60.43 from a shop in Lower Road, Dover. On 8 September he stole whisky and vodka worth £70.50 from a supermarket in Bridge Street, and on 9 September he stole alcohol worth £72 from the same supermarket he'd previously targeted in Charlton Green.
On 11 September he stole a charity collection box worth an unknown amount from a shop in Dover, and on 12 September he attempted to again steal a charity collection box from a takeaway in Pencester Road.
On 13 September he stole vodka worth £32 from the same supermarket in Charlton Green, on 14 September he stole a charity collection box from a shop in Dover, and on 15 September he again stole bottles of vodka worth £80 from the supermarket in Charlton Green.
Magistrates sentenced Pope to 120 days in prison. He must also pay a £115 victim surcharge.