Prison sentence for thief

Marc Fareham
Marc Fareham
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A prolific shoplifter with 109 offences on his record, mainly for theft has been jailed.

Marc Fareham, 42, of Charles Street, Blackpool, pleaded guilty to three offences of theft.

He was sentenced to eight months in prison and ordered to pay £24 compensation by District Judge Joanne Hirst sitting at Blackpool Magistrates’ Court.

Martine Connah, prosecuting, said Fareham stole eight bottles of washing-up liquid valued at £2 on February 28, on March 30 he took £40 worth of swimwear from BHS and on April 11 he stole two toothbrushes costing £140 at Boots. He was on two suspended prison sentences for theft.