A grandmother-of-four who is “turning her life around” after facing a string of more than 15 charges has told a judge she is “tired of it all now”.
Leanne Stapleton, 40, of Victoria Care House, Middlesbrough, appeared at Teesside Magistrates’ Court to face 16 charges she allegedly committed in the space of less than two months.
The 40-year-old, who gave birth last month, was told there were limited options other than “immediate custody” for her crime spree earlier this year, TeessideLive reports.
The new mum previously admitted a number of thefts from Middlesbrough stores and proceedings were adjourned for a pre-sentence report.
She admitted stealing £18 worth of meat from Lidl and over £200 worth of toiletries from…