Issued on 24/3/14 at 2:12 p.m.
Man convicted following drug and burglary offences
Steven Alan Teal (33) of Elizabeth Court, Wigston, was sentenced on Wednesday March 19, at Leicester Magistrates’ Court.
He was convicted for possession of mephadrone (MCAT); a quantity of the drug was forfeited under Section 27 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and destroyed, and two burglaries which took place at a newsagent and a card shop on Sibson Road, Birstall, on Tuesday March 18.
The total sentence handed to Teal was 44 weeks imprisonment.
Also taken into consideration by the court were a further four burglaries that took place at premises in Wigston. Two of the incidents took place on February 22 and 23, on Leicester Road, Wigston. The other two occurred on March 15 and 16, on Blaby Road, Wigston.
(Copied from Leicestershire Police website)