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.
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.
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.”