A young man was sentenced to prison for having carried out six break-ins in restaurants in downtown Toulouse.
Pizzerias, bars, restaurants … Between September 19 and 27, six burglaries were carried out in the city center of Toulouse. Behind these facts, a young man of 26 years old soon 27 years old. The latter who already has 19 records in the criminal record including 10 for acts of theft were arrested this Monday, October 4 in Toulouse by the police.
It all started with surveillance carried out by police officers from the Toulouse anti-crime squad. When they patrol they notice the suspicious behavior of this young man. Investigations are carried out by investigators from the property damage unit. Very quickly, the police follow in the footsteps of this man. They began to trace six incidents of break and enter in a relatively short period of time. The Biaggio café, the La Manufacture pizzeria, the Compagnie française … Each time, the same operating mode. “These are home-made break-ins, you kick the glass and you enter these establishments,” said Didier Suc, the president of the immediate comparison hearing on Tuesday.
Computer, cash, mixer
Meal vouchers, cash, a computer or even a mixer were stolen from the six establishments visited by the thief for a total loss estimated at more than € 5,000. “I was hungry, I admit the facts, it’s big nonsense”, explains the defendant from the box. “I was alcoholic, it was not calculated, I fell back into my ways, during that week, I twisted. I’m telling you, Mr. Judge, I blame myself, I’m ashamed “, explains this young man already well known to justice and magistrates.
During this judgment in immediate appearance, this individual who works on a temporary basis apologized to the civil parties present in the room. “It was not aimed against you, I was hungry, I’m sorry,” he says to their attention. The public prosecutor will request two years in prison against this man. “This sentence takes into account your criminal record and your position during this hearing,” she stressed. Defended by Me Thiam, the defendant covers his hands with his face when the requisitions are announced. His advice will put forward a young man “lost, who needs to be accompanied”. He was eventually sentenced to two years in prison. He was accompanied to detention to serve his sentence.