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Well trainee in the dock after stealing thousands of boxes of Valium

A trainee from a branch of Well in Norfolk was accused of stealing over a thousand boxes of diazepam over an eight-month period.

A former pharmacy worker in Norfolk was spared prison after they were found guilty of stealing over a thousand boxes of diazepam in an eight-month period.

Bethany Feltwell, 25, of West End, Hilgay, was sentenced on Wednesday (June 19) in Norwich Crown Court.

Feltwell worked at a Well Pharmacy in King’s Lynn. Between October 2022 and May 2023, she stole 1,162 boxes of diazepam worth £871.50.

Read more: Diazepam dealers: Pharmacists sentenced for ‘industrial’ illegal supply

She originally appeared in West Norfolk Magistrate’s Court on May 15, where she entered a guilty plea.

She was sentenced to 12 months in prison, suspended for 18 months, as well as repaying the pharmacy the £871.50 in pecuniary losses.

Feltwell must also undertake 100 hours of unpaid work, as well as 20 days of rehabilitation activity requirements.

Last month (May 21), a Well Pharmacy employee was ordered to repay over £4,000 they had stolen from the till, after being caught on CCTV.



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