Court

'Stealing to survive': Magistrate faces sentencing dilemma for homeless man

Joe Colbrook
June 22 2024 - 5:00am
A Launceston magistrate is considering how to deal with a homlessman facing numerous stealing and trespass charges. File picture by Craig George
A Launceston magistrate is considering how to deal with a homlessman facing numerous stealing and trespass charges. File picture by Craig George

A homeless man who stole to survive is facing prison, unless he can prove he is a good candidate for community service.

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Joe Colbrook

Joe Colbrook

Journalist

Journalist at The Examiner, covering local government and planning, breaking news and court. Send tips to joe.colbrook@austcommunitymedia.com.au. Ex-Jimboomba Times, UQ Alumni

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