THIEF STOLE HANDBAG FROM TEENAGE GIRL ATTENDING HER PROM

first_imgA man who stole a purse from a teenager attending her prom has been ordered to pay her compensation.Man stole young woman’s purse.Jason McConigley (20) was brought before Letterkenny District Court charged with the theft. McConigley, of 142 Upper Mount Marian, Milford pleaded guilty to the charge.He pleaded guilty to taking the purse at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Letterkenny on August 21, 2014.Inspector Goretti Sheridan said that at 10.45pm on the night in question gardai received a report that a gold clutch handbag owned by a young woman attending her prom had been stolen.Two days later eagle-eyed hotel staff found the handbag hidden in the men’s toilets.McConigley was subsequently identified through the hotel’s CCTV footage and arrested.He made a full and frank admission to gardai, the court heard.Solicitor, Mr Patsy Gallagher said his client had no real reason for committing the ‘desirable act’.He did tell Judge Paul Kelly, however, that McConigley was currently unemployed and had an issue with gambling which he was trying to address.Mr Gallagher said McConigley had been in the hotel for a drink with a friend and described the theft as ‘opportunistic’.Adjourning the case to June 8 for the preparation of a probation report, Judge Kelly ordered McConigley to come up with compensation for the injured party by the next date.THIEF STOLE HANDBAG FROM TEENAGE GIRL ATTENDING HER PROM was last modified: April 15th, 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:courtdonegalGardailetterkennyPromtheftlast_img