Lymington man pleads guilty to a series of shoplifting and business burglary offences
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Stephen Joseph Dempsey, aged 46, of Lower Buckland Road, Lymington who appeared before Southampton Magistrates Court yesterday (26 April), has pleaded guilty to seven shoplifting offences and two business burglaries committed between December 2019 and May 2021.
• On 8 March 2021, meat products were stolen from a Marks and Spencer store on Thomas Street, Lymington
• On 20 March 2021, football trading cards and meat items were stolen on two separate occasions on the same day from a Tesco Express on The Square, Lymington
• On 21 March 2021, alcohol and meat were stolen from a Co-Op petrol station on Wellworthy Road, Lymington
• On 25 March 2021, meat and cleaning products were stolen from a Tesco Express on Watson Walk, Totton
• On 5 April 2021, alcohol and washing tablets were stolen from a Co-Op store on Salisbury Road, Totton
• On 16 April 2021, a quantity of energy drinks were stolen from a One Stop convenience store on The Square, Lymington
• On 17 April 2021, a quantity of washing tablets were stolen from a One Stop convenience store on The Square, Lymington
While he also admitted to;
• On 29 December 2019, a hairdressers on Eling Lane, Totton was broken into and approximately £1,000 cash was stolen
• On 28 October 2020, a shop on Milford Road, Pennington was broken into and approximately £245 in cash was stolen
Dempsey also pleaded guilty to beaching his bail conditions in regards to electronic tagging on multiple occasions between 18 March and 23 March.
He was remanded in custody and will be sentenced at Southampton Magistrates Court on Monday 17 May.