Fife man who possessed diamorphine, stole bank card and toys

A Fife man who admitted stealing a bank card, a quantity of toys and possessing diamorphine has had his sentence deferred until May.

Monday, 22nd March 2021, 12:35 pm

Barry Shields, of Durward Street, Leven had his case call before Sheriff Alison Michie at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court.

Shields, 38, admitted on September 29, 2019 finding a bank card at Spar in Dune Street, Leven without attempting to identify its owner and stealing it. He also admitted on the same date, in the same place, pretending to an employee he was the lawful holder of the card and induced the employee to accept payment for goods worth £31.72 by fraud.

He committed both offences on bail.

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The case called recently at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court.

Shields admitted on June 14, 2019 at Taylor Street, Methil he had diamorphine in his possession contrary to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.

He admitted on February 16, 2019 at B&M Bargains, Central Retail Park, Kirkcaldy he stole toys.

Sheriff Michie deferred sentence until May 5 for Shields to be of good behaviour.

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