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Chewing Gum Thief Spared Jail Due to Owing Debt

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The 18 year old in question was given a suspended sentence as he didn't plan the robbery and was not going to profit from it, just pay off his debts

I wonder how many other thieves will see this and think i could get away with that one using the same excuse ?

But that wasn't the biggest surprise for me

The fact the woman driver was asleep in her cab while the gang cut open the side of the trailer and removed 9 pallets of chewing gum , and she didn't hear a thing , was unbelievable

All i can say is by ee bah gum , he definitely wriggleyed out of that one

www.glasgowtimes.co.uk/news/20295342.sticky-fingered-thief-spared-jail-part-chewing-gum-heist/

telmel
3 weeks ago
What do you think of this?
MelissaLee1963
MelissaLee19633 weeks ago

In Turkey apparently popular belief states that chewing gum eating after dark will turn into the flesh of a dead person and the person chewing it will end up having the foulest smelling breath ever.

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telmel
telmel3 weeks ago

MelissaLee1963 That could explain camel breath M Image

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PhilipMarc
PhilipMarc3 weeks ago

The justice system is beyond broken.

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telmel
telmel3 weeks ago

PhilipMarc Yep, reward the criminals and punish the motorist seems to be a good example of the unfair justice system M

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PhilipMarc
PhilipMarc3 weeks ago

telmel The previous Prime Minister never showed interested in fixing the Justice System, so my only hope is that the next one actually does.

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telmel
telmel3 weeks ago

PhilipMarc The problem is they break the law themselves P , maybe thats why they don't fix it , they dont want to appear hypocritical

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PhilipMarc
PhilipMarc3 weeks ago

telmel that's true.

They kept people in home arrest for months while they freely lived their lives and had parties.

A real conservative wouldn't have done this to his own people.

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Pjran
Pjran3 weeks ago

So so wrong. I’m sure lots turn to crime when in debt, i remember reading about a mother stealing food.

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telmel
telmel3 weeks ago

Pjran Yes that's a problem P, not enough food banks for the needy , although we shouldn't need them in the 21st century, it's disgusting

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BonzoBanana
BonzoBanana3 weeks ago

telmel Most of the world's population is in poverty in the 21st Century and much of the UK had quite bad poverty for a high percentage of the 20th century and now in the 21st Century we are moving back that way. I personally don't think today's poverty compares to past poverty though.

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jam45
jam453 weeks ago

I am very, very angry with the magistrate or judge who thinks a sob story regarding theft is acceptable. No it is not. Theft is theft especially 9 PALLETS of chewing gum!!

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BonzoBanana
BonzoBanana3 weeks ago

Needs to be more set guidelines for sentencing, sometimes it seems like a lottery what sentence you get. One person will commit a crime and get quite a severe sentence and another will get off almost scot free for pretty much the same crime. That is not how justice should work.

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