Sunderland brothers jailed after being caught shoplifting again

Two brothers, who live in Sunderland and Washington, have been jailed for a combined 26 weeks after being arrested for a number of shoplifting offences.

Friday, 21st June 2019, 11:21 am
Updated Friday, 21st June 2019, 12:00 pm
Jordan Chapman (left) and Daniel Chapman (right) have been sent to prison for a number of shoplifting offences

Jordan Chapman, of Goschen Street, Sunderland, has been jailed for 11 weeks for five counts of shoplifting. He also had a community order, which was implemented for similar offences, revoked. 

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His brother Daniel Chapman, of Waterloo Walk, Washington, has been given a custodial sentence of 15 weeks for two counts of shoplifting – while on a suspended sentence and a conditional discharge for similar offences. 

Jordan, 25, and Daniel Chapman, 21, appeared before Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court yesterday (June 20) after they were arrested on Tuesday (June 18) for a number of shoplifting offences in the County Durham area. 

Peterlee Police posted on Facebook to update residents that the two defendants had received custodial sentences.