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Armagh mum faces prison sentence for stealing drugs from hospital

A county Armagh mum faces time behind bars after she admitted stealing drugs from Craigavon hospital.

Stacey Bryars, 28, from Drumhillery in Armagh, pleaded guilty to nine charges relating to the theft of the sedative Zopiclone and the painkiller co-codamol between September 22 and October 21, 2016.

She is currently suspended from her employment at the county Armagh hospital.

The court heard how Bryars had addiction issues.

The case was adjourned but the judge told the defendant to make childcare arrangements for a prison sentence was possible.

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