Murray Aitken, defence solicitor, said Laird, 3 Abercrombie Street, Camelone, was having difficulties with the bus service and was “doing everything she could to get here”.
Sheriff Derek Livingston noted from the report Laird’s life was “chaotic” and her non appearance seemed to be another “example of the chaos”.
Laird stole a quantity of cosmetics from Well Pharmacy in the Carron Centre, Carron
He continued the case until January 20.
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