A man who stole a phone for his sister during a ‘distraction theft’ has been fined €150.Rosta – stole phone for his sister. Pic by Northwest Newspix.Sabine Rosta, 23, was at Twin Towns Oils in Cappry, Ballybofey when the incident happened on February 21st last at around 1.20pm.. Another man, who was along with Rosta, distracted employee Rachel McGinley by querying the amount of change he had received back.When the men left the petrol station, Ms McGinley noticed the €400 Nokia phone was missing.The two men were later located in Stranorlar and were identified by Ms McGinley.Initially Inspector Michael Harrison told Letterkenny District Court that the phone had not been recovered.But solicitor for the accused, Mr Patsy Gallagher, revealed he had recovered the phone from Rosta.Mr Gallagher said his client as pleading guilty saying his sister had been looking for such a phone and that the father of four had wrongly taken advantage of the opportunity.Judge Paul Kelly fined Rosta, of 14 Swiftbrook Avenue, Tallaght, €150, and gave him four months to pay.MAN WHO STOLE PHONE FOR SISTER IS FINED €150 was last modified: March 23rd, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BallybofeycourtdonegalGardaiphoneRostaSisterstole
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