Burglar alarm installer charged with theft
Published Wednesday, 23 April 2014
A burglar alarm installer has pleaded guilty at the Magistrate's Court in Derry to stealing thousands of pounds worth of electrical equipment from his now former employer.
John Paul O'Connor has paid most of the money back to his employer. (© UTV)
John Paul O'Connor, 35, from Brockagh Road in Eglinton, admitted a charge of theft by an employee by stealing electrical and photographic equipment belonging to the security company Building Protection Systems.
He stole the items between 27 March and 10 April.
A defence solicitor told District Judge Barney McElholm that £6,600 of restitution had been paid by O'Connor to his former employer leaving £400 outstanding.
The case was adjourned until Friday to enable O'Connor to pay the remaining amount.
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