Suspended Prison Sentence for Woman Who Hid Stolen Goods in Pram

25-year-old pleads guilty


12 December 2018

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A 25-year-old woman who hid $28 worth of electronics in her pram will now serve a suspended prison sentence.

The young woman pleaded guilty to the stealing charge and driving without a licence in Murgon Magistrates Court yesterday.

The court heard how she stashed a phone charger and a phone cable in the bag of her pram and proceeded to leave the store without any attempt of paying, she also pleaded guilty to a driving without a licence, due to demerit points.

It was not the woman’s first time before the courts, she appeared in November 2016 on another stealing offence, where she was placed on a two year probation.

This time she was sentenced to two months imprisonment, which was wholly suspended.

The driving offence has left her $450 out of pocket and her licence was disqualified for six months.

All convictions were recorded.

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