Derry man in court over sandwich theft
Published Monday, 19 May 2014
A 37-year-old man, who was arrested at the weekend, has been fined £100 for stealing a sandwich from a supermarket in Londonderry over two years ago.
Bradley was ordered to pay the proprietor £10 for the sandwich theft. (© UTV)
At Derry Magistrates' Court on Monday, Denis Bradley from Ballymagowan Avenue in the Creggan area of the city admitting stealing the £2.76 sandwich from the Centra supermarket at Strand Road on 18 February 2012.
A bench warrant for his arrest on the sandwich theft charge was issued for by the court last September after Bradley had gone to England to work as a bricklayer.
Solicitor Seamus Quigley said Bradley had spent 24 hours in custody over the theft at the time.
Bradley, who walked out of the supermarket and got into a taxi without paying for the sandwich, refused to co-operate with the police and with the supermarket owner in terms of restitution.
As well as being fined £100 he was also ordered to pay the owner £10 compensation and he was given 20 weeks to pay the fine.
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