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Man jailed for shoplifting offences

Thomas Luke Durrant admitted stealing goods worth more than £1,000

John Garvey

John Garvey


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A NEWBURY man has been jailed for a catalogue of shoplifting offences.

Thomas Luke Durrant was led from the dock at Reading Magistrates’ Court on November 8 to begin his sentence.

He had admitted stealing goods worth more than £1,000 from multiple stores in Newbury and Thatcham between May and October and had previously been made subject to a suspended prison sentence for some of them.

The 42-year-old, who lives at Sunderland Gardens, was sentenced to four months and two weeks’ jail.

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  • bruin the bear

    01/12/2017 - 12:12

    should have been 18 months- he will be out in a few weeks as it is...


  • sayitasitis

    30/11/2017 - 13:01

    I'm sure that "lengthy" sentence is going to deter a serial offender who can't keep his hands in his pockets.