A MAN from Rhos-on-Sea who committed theft from Conwy supermarkets on six occasions is to pay compensation and undertake a period of rehabilitation.

Steven Bellew, 51, of Colwyn Avenue, was accused of stealing the following from a Co-op store in Rhos-on-Sea:

• Sweets, a sandwich and a coffee, worth £8, on February 17.

• Seven packs of lamb chops, worth £35, on February 18.

• Two sausage baps and a drink, worth £7.50, on February 21.

• Two sandwiches, sweets and a drink, worth £10, on March 9.

• Two pasties, two sausage rolls and a hot dog, worth £7.25, on March 17.

Mr Bellew was also accused of stealing five packs of razer blades and two champagne bottles, worth £61, from a Co-op store in Old Colwyn on April 2.

He pleaded guilty to all six offences at Llandudno Magistrates’ Court on April 14.


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Mr Bellew was ordered to follow a “Thinking Skills” programme for 35 days, and to undertake a period of drug rehabilitation.

He was also banned from entering the Co-op on Llandudno Road, Rhos-on-Sea, for 18 months.

He was also ordered to pay compensation of £128.75, the cumulative value of the products he was found guilty of stealing, costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85, and a £95 victim surcharge, to be paid in full by May 31.

A collection order was also made regarding deductions from Mr Bellew’s benefits.