Shoplifter of the month: Tool thief fined for setting bad example

December 2009
Home Channel News;12/14/2009, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p6
The article reports on a harsher punishment given to a shoplifter in Ontario for involving his eldest son in his crime. Testimony from store security personnel claim that the son was seen handing items to his father who then proceeded to remove its price tags and hide them in his person. Concerned that the shoplifter was teaching his son to be a thief, the judge fined the shoplifter 500 dollars instead of a normal discharge with no criminal record.


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