Rochford man admits shoplifting and drug charges

A man has appeared in court charged with shoplifting and possession of drugs.

Simon Price, 37, of Dapple Close, Rochford, appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on Saturday March 9 to answer five counts of shoplifting between February 17 and March 4 and possession of drugs.

He was arrested on Friday March 8 after officers stopped a car in Rochford and discovered some cannabis and was remanded in custody to appear at court the following day.

Price pleaded guilty to all charges and will appear at Southend-on-Sea Magistrates’ Court on Friday April 12.