Sheffield thief is re-sentenced after failing to comply with court order

A thief who failed to comply with a community order has been re-sentenced with a six-month community order.

Tuesday, 21st January 2020, 9:19 am
Updated Friday, 24th January 2020, 3:19 pm

Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard on January 15 how Amber Rossiter, 37, of Snow Lane, Sheffield, admitted failing to attend a probation appointment on November 8.

Karen Smith, defending, told the court Rossiter had been living a chaotic lifestyle after coming from Somersett.

Rossiter had been told she would have to travel to Meadowhall for appointments and that had frightened her, according to Ms Smith.

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Ms Smith added Rossiter wants to co-operate to find permanent accommodation after she has been living rough.

She said that Rossiter is on a methadone prescription to help her with a drug issue.

The probation service added Rossiter needs help with benefits.

District Judge Naomi Redhouse re-sentenced Rossiter on all the shop theft matters she has from 2018 to a six-month community order with a Drug Rehabilitation Requirement and a Rehabilitation Requirement.