Kettering woman sentenced after being drunk in charge of children

She admitted the offences before magistrates

Friday, 3rd December 2021, 10:38 am
Northampton Magistrates' Court.

A Kettering woman has been ordered to carry out unpaid work after being found drunk in charge of children.

The woman - who can't be named to protect the identity of the children involved - was arrested after an incident in May.

Police found her drunk and the woman was charged with two counts of cruelty to persons under 16.

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She pleaded guilty to both charges and was sentenced by magistrates in Northampton yesterday (Thursday).

Magistrates sentenced her to a 12-month community order with 60 hours of unpaid work and 20 rehabilitation activity days.

She must also pay costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £95.