SHOPLIFTERS of small and large items are always appearing in court charged with taking what isn’t theirs.

Here are some shoplifters from around Berkshire who have been in the dock for thieving over the past few weeks.

Laura Mason, stole meat worth £280 from a Co-op supermarket on two days back in June 2020.

Having previously pleaded guilty, the 42-year-old from Washington Drive in Slough changed her plea at Reading Magistrates Court earlier this month.

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She was due to appear at Slough Magistrates Court again on Friday, April 16.

Leanne McDonald nicked perfume and other goods totalling more than £1,100 from Sainsbury’s in August of last year.

The 31-year-old, from William Healess Way, Wokingham pleaded guilty to three counts of theft in December last year but was in Slough Magistrates Court on April 9.

She is set to appear at Reading Magistrates Court in June.

Kelly Mundy, of Russell Street, Reading, was due at Reading Magistrates Court last week.

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She pleaded guilty in October last year to stealing three North Face jackets worth £600 from John Lewis in March 2020.

A warrant for arrest has now been issued, however, as Mundy did not appear in answer to bail.

Zoe Everett stole bottles of Jack Daniels Whisky worth £50 from Sainsbury’s back in January 2021.

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Having pleaded guilty to the offence at Reading Magistrates Court on April 6, she was handed a £50 fine.

The 27-year-old, of Willow Street, Reading, will have to pay an extra £34 in compensation too.

Daniel Allaway stole meat and cheese worth £62 from a Budgens store in Mortimer back in December last year.

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The 39-year-old, from Cirrus Drive, Shinfield, admitted to one count of theft in court on March 30.

He was forced to cough up £381 in fines and costs as a result of his actions.

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