Stolen goods lead to fines

TWO Killarney men charged with receiving stolen goods pleaded guilty in the Warwick Magistrates Court this week.

In a possible crime of fashion, Mitchell James Scholtz, 19, and Christopher Alfred Cowin, 21, appeared before Magistrate Anne Thacker dressed identically in black suits with white shirts, the latter not tucked in.

The court heard that in the early hours of July 12 a snumber of juveniles, who are yet to be dealt with for their offences and cannot be identified, allegedly broke into the Killarney Co-op on Ivy Street.

Police said cigarettes and food worth about $1500 were stolen and alcohol was also stolen from the Killarney Recreation Centre worth, along with damage done to the centre, about $500.

Scholtz and Cowin later received a quantity of the cigarettes each, with Cowin also receiving a quantity of the stolen alcohol, which was chilling down in a stolen Esky.

Scholtz was fined $200 and ordered to pay $50 in restitution for his smokes, while Cowin was fined $100 and ordered to pay $300 restitution.

Investigations are continuing.



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