Derry man in court over sandwich theft

Derry man in court over sandwich theft

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.

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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