Ex-Footballer Jailed For Shoplifting

Friday, 30th September 2016 at 8:04pm

The Lancashire Evening Post reports that an ex-professional footballer went on a £5,000 shoplifting spree to pay off his partner’s cocaine debt.

Kevin Magee – a team-mate of David Beckham in the ’90s – was jailed for six months having committed his latest illegal acts: five thefts from supermarkets on three separate dates.

A court heard that £5,284 worth of alcohol – plus a vacuum cleaner – was taken as Magee and accomplices targeted Asda, Sainsbury’s and Tesco in Carlisle, and a Morrisons in Penrith.

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