DPP v RD

Key Words: Shoplifting; Larceny Section 117 Crimes Act 1900; Guilty Plea; Good Behaviour Bond; Section 9 Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999

Facts: 

RD was caught attempt to shoplift certain items from a department store in Sydney. Once RD was caught in person, police reviewed CCTV which revealed RD had stolen other items recently.

RD was charged with 2 counts of larceny around Sydney in what was a reasonably sophisticated theft ring.

Outcome:

After a guilty plea, RD received a good behaviour bond for 18 months (a section 9 bond).