Shoplifter Tracey dozes off in court
Career criminal Tracey Patterson will be sentenced next month for a shoplifting spree at a Boots pharmacy in the city last October.
Amazingly the 21-year-old sponger who lives in a flat at Divis Tower fell asleep in the public gallery during a court appearance on Thursday.
When she eventually regained her senses she pleaded guilty to stealing £128 worth of perfume from the Boots store.
Patterson's conviction is the latest in a long line of run-ins with the law.
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