$440 fine

Central and North Burnett Times - - NEWS -

ONE bot­tle of Jim Beam bour­bon has cost Eidsvold res­i­dent Ge­of­frey Gooda $440.

Gooda pleaded guilty in Gayn­dah Mag­is­trates Court to steal­ing the bour­bon, while in­tox­i­cated, from Eidsvold Ho­tel ear­lier this month.

De­fence coun­sel Mark Oliver said Gooda had left his wal­let at home, and planned to pay for the bour­bon later.

“When he was told the theft had al­ready been re­ported to po­lice, he did not pro­ceed with that,” Mr Oliver said.

Mag­is­trate Gra­ham Hil­lan or­dered a $400 fine and $40 resti­tu­tion to the ho­tel.

“You shouldn’t have taken the liquor, when you had no money.”

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