Grangemouth man given jail time after shoplifting and drug offences

A 45-year-old man from Grangemouth was jailed for four months at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday for shoplifting and possessing drugs.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 2nd November 2018, 2:00 pm

Repeat offender Robert Campbell will also be placed on a supervised community order for two years and undergo drug treatment as required by social workers when he is released.

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Campbell committed the offences between May and September this year and arrested after he was caught on CCTV.

Defence lawyer Martin Morrow said: “He has a long history of offending and had issues with drugs, but now drug free.”

Sheriff Derek Livingston backdated the sentence to September 28, the day Campbell was taken into custody.