Lolly looter lambasted

Damian Joseph Skeens, 34, was asked by Judge Duncan Harvey , "Why don't you just grow up?"

Skeens pleaded guilty in the Dargaville District Court last Friday and was convicted on charges of shoplifting $30 worth of chocolate and lollies from Countdown and assaulting a police officer.

He was sentenced to 75 hours of community work on each charge.

- Northern Advocate

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