Key Words: Larceny; Section 10 Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act; Dismissal of Charges; No conviction recorded
FP was charged with the larceny of a purse with an iPhone 5, credit cards and a small amount of money. NS had recently been the victim of a break, enter and steal offence himself.
FP is a medical professional and a recorded conviction would seriously impinge their future employment prospects.
The charges were dismissed. NS was discharged with the condition of a six month good behaviour bond. No conviction was recorded.