Woman acted as look-out while former boyfriend fleeced store
A BRAY MOTHER who acted as a ‘look-out’ for her ex-boyfriend when he stole over € 40,000 worth of designer items from a Dun Laoghaire boutique will be sentenced next year.
Sonia Kennedy (26) of Coiscairne, Old Connaught Avenue, Bray, was caught on CCTV aiding the thief while he stole jewellery, sun- glasses and jeans, valued €42,000, from Seagreen in Monkstown Crescent.
Detective Garda Daniel Treacy told prosecution counsel, Mr Damien Colgon BL, that gardai recovered € 7,000 worth of the stolen goods from a derelict house at George’s Place, Dun Laoghaire where the mother-of-three claimed she’d squatting with boyfriend.
Kennedy pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to her role in the theft on April 22, 2007. Det Gda Treacy agreed with defence counsel, Ms Lily Buckley BL, that her client was influenced by her exboyfriend but was now in a new relationship. been