Sus­pended term for gam­bler

Wanneroo Times - - News -

A GAM­BLING ad­dict has been handed a sus­pended prison term af­ter plead­ing guilty to steal­ing more than $30,000 from a lo­cal build­ing busi­ness where he was em­ployed.

Glen Thomas Ewars faced Joon­dalup Mag­is­trates Court on June 27, where he was con­victed of steal­ing as a ser­vant.

Ewars ex­pressed his re­morse as he ad­mit­ted to steal­ing about $34,200 to fund a gam­bling prob­lem.

Mag­is­trate Deen Pot­ter sen­tenced him to a nine-month prison term sus­pended for 15 months and a nine-month com­mu­nity-based order.

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