Offender is given a chance after he failed to attend unpaid work
An offender who breached a community order by failing to attend unpaid work has been given a chance.
Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard on December 30 how Lee Lewellyn, aged 33, of Weaklands Crescent, Sheffield, had been given a community order in April but admitted breaching the order by failing to attend unpaid work.
David Lawson, defending, said Lewellyn has suffered a relationship breakdown, lost his job and was using illicit substances and also lost his property and was reduced to sofa-surfing.
Mr Lawson added Lewellyn failed to go and see the probation service and tell them of his new address but he has engaged with drug support services.
Mr Lawson said he had met Lewellyn after a domestic incident and he has been linked to a past football-related matter but his parents have seen an improvement in his life.
District Judge Naomi Redhouse adjourned the case until January 31 to allow the court to review Lewellyn’s progress.