Probation act for theft of goods

A 23-year-old Co Down farmer stole plumbing materials valued at e11.48 from a Dundalk store, the local court was told.

A 23-year-old Co Down farmer stole plumbing materials valued at e11.48 from a Dundalk store, the local court was told.

Crevan Mackin, Craigavlen Close, Newry was charged with stealing the goods at Woodie’s on May 11 last.

Giving him the benefit of the Probation of Offenders Act, Judge Flann Brennan told him, “Keep your hands off other people’s property.”