A lady nabbed stealing garments from Penneys in Letterkenny was caught with hashish in her possession.
Sylwia Marczenia appeared earlier than Letterkenny District Court docket this week.
Marczenia was charged in reference to an incident on June 8, 2023. Marczenia was charged with stealing clothes to the worth of €28 from Penneys at Letterkenny Procuring Centre.
Employees within the retailer detained Marczenia after detecting her stealing the garments. Gardai seen CCTV and recognized Marczenia, a 47-year-old from The Forest, Ballymacool, because the offender.
After her arrest, gardai detected a scent of hashish from Marczenia. She handed over two hashish buds wrapped in tinfoil.
Marczenia informed gardai that she was utilizing hashish for ache aid.
Mr Patsy Gallagher, solicitor for Marczenia, informed the court docket that his consumer is a single mom who works half time and receives help from the State.
A typed letter from Marczenia was handed into the court docket.
“She is apologetic, ashamed and embarrassed,” Mr Gallagher stated. “She is getting help and he or she has not been earlier than this court docket earlier than or come to the eye of gardai because the incident.”
The products stolen have been returned to Penneys in a resalable situation.
Mr Gallagher stated he was ‘pushing the boat out’, however requested that the court docket think about asking his consumer to make a donation relatively than convict Marczenia.
Decide Éiteáin Cunningham adjourned the matter till January 22, 2024. “We’ll see how she will get over Christmas,” Decide Cunningham stated.
Girl caught stealing from Penneys had hashish on her was final modified: October third, 2023 by