Chesterfield shoplifter sentenced after stealing £2,000 worth of goods in 10 days

A man has been handed a 26 week prison sentence for stealing £2,000 worth of goods from shops in Chesterfield within the space of 10 days.

Wednesday, 26th May 2021, 7:21 pm

Jonathan Featherstone, of no fixed abode, attended Chesterfield Magistrates’ Court on Monday, May 24 and was sentenced to six and a half months imprisonment for his crimes.

The 32-year-old was convicted of stealing around £2,000 worth of goods from shops in the town during a 10 day period.

It comes after Featherstone was arrested on Friday, May 21, questioned by officers in Ripley and later charged with six shoplifting offences and a shop burglary in Chesterfield town centre.

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Jonathan Featherstone.

His offences were said to have dated back to May 12.

In a post on Facebook, Chesterfield SNT wrote: “We'd like to, again, thank the town centre shops, both chain and independent, for their support and team work in securing this conviction after this male had stolen around £2000 worth of goods in the space of around 10 days.”

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