A TWEED Heads man is behind bars for stealing a mountain bike due to his “breathtaking” prison report.
Kristian John Tucker appeared by videolink in Tweed Heads Native Court docket from Clarence Correctional Centre on Monday.
The court docket heard Tucker suffered from homelessness and was caught on CCTV breaking a motorcycle lock and stealing an $800 Big-brand mountain bike at Tweed Metropolis Buying Centre on July 8.
After initially denying the offence, Tucker was discovered to have been sporting the identical distinctive clothes on CCTV at each Centrelink and the Neighborhood Corrections workplace the identical day.
When Tucker was arrested for the offence on July 19, police discovered a dismantled electrical bike partially coated up in his unit.
The electrical bike had been stolen from Palm Seaside on June 27.
Her pleaded responsible to receiving property stolen outdoors of NSW, larceny, having items in private custody suspected being stolen and damaging property.
Defence solicitor Amanda Fawaz stated the 45-year-old was prepared to pay restitution to the sufferer.
On the time of the offence, Tucker was topic to an intensive corrections order.
Justice of the Peace Michael Dakin stated Tucker’s prison report was “fairly breathtaking in its consistency of offending and kind of offending”.
Tucker had already been in custody for 2 months when he was convicted and acquired a head sentence of eight months.
He’s eligible to be launched to parole on January 18, 2021.