Three men have been sentenced in connection with multiple thefts across the region including King’s Lynn.
Over £8000 worth of alcohol was stolen between Saturday 12 March 2022 and Wednesday 10 August 2022.
This included the theft of a large quantity of alcohol from a business premises in Campbells Meadow, Kings Lynn. The vehicle being used by the defendants was stopped shortly afterwards and the alcohol was seized. The vehicle was also seized due to the driver having no insurance.
Both the driver and passenger were arrested. The remaining suspect was arrested on foot a short distance away. All three defendants were later identified as suspects in other thefts and were further arrested for these.
They all appeared at Norwich Magistrates’ Court on Friday 12 August 2022 for sentencing.
Ionut Preda, aged 21, of Erskin Road, London has been sentenced to one year and 18 weeks in prison for theft and ordered to pay £128 in compensation.
Alin Chica, aged 22, also of Erskin Road has been sentenced to one year in prison for theft and given six penalty points on his driving licence for driving without insurance.
Marian Ionite, aged 26, also of Erskin Road, London has been sentenced to 34 weeks in prison for theft and ordered to pay £128 in compensation.