A Keadby meat thief landed himself before North Lincolnshire Magistrates Court
David Mychajluk, 39, of Chesswick Avenue, pleading guilty to stealing five joints of meat from Asda on February 14.
He received a 12-month conditional discharge, and was ordered to pay £40 compensation and £85 costs.
* Also in court was Karl Mendrek, 21, of Hawthorn Way in Althorpe who pleaded guilty to the possession of amphetamine on April 4 in Scunthorpe. He received a £150 fine and was ordered to pay £85 costs.