Woman stole two bottles of aftershave

A woman who “went on a shoplifting spree” was convicted of theft and fined at last week’s sitting of Portlaoise District Court.

A woman who “went on a shoplifting spree” was convicted of theft and fined at last week’s sitting of Portlaoise District Court.

Patrycja Bruszniewska, 52 Woodgrove, Ballyfin Road, Portlaoise, committed the offence at Shaws, Kylekiproe, Portlaoise, on June 11.

Inspector Aidan Farrelly gave evidence she entered the shop and stole two bottles of aftershave. She was captured on CCTV and admitted the offence to gardaí.

“She went on a shoplifting spree,” said defence, Mr Declan Breen.

Judge Catherine Staines convicted and fined Bruszniewska €200.