A MAN has been fined £10 for stealing a woman’s personal possessions, including a designer wallet, driving licence and bank cards.

Terence Mark Baden also received a 12-month community order after he took her belongings from an address in Grove Road, Bournemouth, and used her bank cards in four transactions across the town centre.

These offences took place on February 8, 2021. He was also in court for burgling The Hop Inn in West Cliff Road on March 9 last year.

Baden, 44 and of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to theft and four counts of fraud by false representation at a Poole Magistrates’ Court hearing on March 28, and burglary at South and West Devon Magistrates’ Court on February 28.

He was back in the dock on May 16 at Poole to be sentenced for all of the offences.

Court papers stated that he stole a Michael Kors wallet, driving licence, two bank cards, coins and a garage key to the value of £77 in the theft.

He went on to use the cards at the Esso garage in Bath Road, Good Choice in Old Christchurch Road and Yaawin Global at Lansdowne House.

In the burglary, he reportedly stole bottles of wine having entered the pub as a trespasser.

The community order imposed by the bench included a requirement to take part in up to 30 rehabilitation activity days.

Baden was ordered to pay a total of £100 compensation.

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