Woman had £40 a day drug habit

Blackpool Magistrates' Court
Blackpool Magistrates' Court

A woman who said she had a heroin habit of between £30 and £40 a day stole to buy drugs.

Jacqueline Fowler, 43, of Central Drive, Blackpool, pleaded guilty to theft.

She was given a 12 months conditional discharge and ordered to pay a £150 court charge plus £85 costs with £15 victims’ surcharge by Blackpool magistrates.

Fowler was now back on the prescription again from drug rehabilitation specialists.