BURGLAR SENT TO PRISON FOR STEALING MORE THAN £4000 OF PERFUME

A burglar who stole more than £4,000 worth of perfume and aftershave from a shop on the Isle of Wight has been jailed for more than 2 years.

John Duckworth broke into Regent Beauty Shop in Shanklin in the early hours of 8th November and made off with the huge haul of scented goods.

2 days later, the 45-year-old, of no fixed abode, was arrested by officers and charged with burglary. He appeared at Isle of Wight Magistrates’ Court in Newport on 12th November where he admitted the offence.

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Today (Thursday) Duckworth was sentenced to 2 years and 12 weeks in prison.

PSI Dan Rowling, from Newport CID said:

“This was quick work by arresting officers and I am pleased that Duckworth is now off the streets.

“However, the stolen stock, which consists of more than 100 bottles of perfume and aftershave, still remains outstanding.

“We would encourage anyone who is offered the sale of perfume and aftershave, or indeed any items, in suspicious circumstances to call us on 101”.

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Zack Zuck
Zack Zuck
2 years ago

At least he’ll be the nicest smelling inmate!!

Anonymously submitted
Anonymously submitted
2 years ago

Can someone please tell me what a PSI is? Probably policing on the cheap no doubt!

Maria Joanna
Maria Joanna
Reply to  Anonymously submitted
2 years ago

Police Staff Investigator

pete
pete
2 years ago

WAS THERE ANY NEED TO SHOW A PHOTO OF JOHN !!!!!!! THE GUY IS HOMELESS ,SUFFERERS MENTAL PROBLEMS THIS WAS TOTALY UNNESESARY OK HE DID THE CRIME AND IS DOING TIME . THIS WILL NOT HELP HIS REHABILTATION AT ALL

Nick Drew
Nick Drew
2 years ago

What’s a PSI? That’s not a police Officer is it?

Maria Joanna
Maria Joanna
Reply to  Nick Drew
2 years ago

Police Sub Inspector

Maria Joanna
Maria Joanna
Reply to  Maria Joanna
2 years ago

That was meant to say Police Staff Investigator.

Pete
Pete
2 years ago

Would make for a good christmas present, love a nice aftershave

Paul
Paul
Reply to  Pete
2 years ago

Brut!

Red
Red
2 years ago

The others will welcome him in prison……. smelling like a tarts handbag.

Wasp Star
Wasp Star
2 years ago

Scent to prison.

Sam Church
Sam Church
2 years ago

Bet he smell good lol

Golly
Golly
2 years ago

Yeah I’m sure they’re be handed in!!

Just Saying
Just Saying
2 years ago

Was he caught by using sniffer dogs?

Island Fool
Island Fool
2 years ago

Bit of a result for him then. Put his feet up for two years. No need to work. Because of lefties prison IS like a holiday camp. A bit of a crap one but there is no hard stretch anymore.

Sharon
Sharon
2 years ago

Well done to you all especially pc Rowling xx

Just Saying
Just Saying
2 years ago

Did they use sniffer dogs to catch him.

 

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