Bishop’s Waltham woman Admits to thefts

A Bishop’s Waltham woman has admitted a string of theft offences across the Winchester, Fareham & Gosport districts.

Eileen Hughes, aged 49 years, of Blanchard Road, appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court today where she admitted the following four thefts:

8 December 2020 – stole a plant from outside an address in Knowle Avenue, Knowle.
13 December 2020 – stole a pair of shoes from a driveway in Gosport Road, Lee-on-the-Solent.
12 January 2021 – stole vehicle batteries on Portchester Road in Fareham.
24 January 2021 – stole copper piping from a garden on Cottes Way, Fareham.

On 25 March this year, Hughes appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court where she also pleaded guilty to two thefts that took place on 28 October 2020. She had stolen metal and tools from Wallisdean Avenue in Fareham, and stole metal from a yard in Winchester Road, Shedfield.

She was bailed by the courts to appear at Portsmouth Crown Court on 18 June for sentencing.