When the defendant was called by the bailiff for a comparison before the criminal court, no one approached the bar. However, a 20-year-old Romanian national had to respond to this hearing about the theft of a 35 ml Chanel bottle on 1uh last June, in the “Paris 8 Haute Parfumerie” boutique which borders avenue Princesse-Alice, in Monte-Carlo. It is a plunder of minor importance to the announcement of the damage suffered by the suspect and indicated by President Jérôme Fougeras Lavergnolle
But these repetitions of pilfering in the Principality are so legion in the trade of fashionable products that the magistrates decided to impose a one-month prison sentence in order to calm the kleptomania of this young man, without profession. A not very talkative individual during his custody! And rather marked by a tendency conducive to negation.
Photos taken to support the denunciation “When he was interrogated, underlined the President,
This complex character was unable to explain the reasons for his presence in Monaco. He admitted to having gone to a perfumery, but he swore that the bottle of perfume had been bought with his own money. However, the victim claims the opposite. Alerted by an individual with bizarre behavior, she had taken photos to support her denunciation. » On the other hand, the police had found in the pockets of the young Romanian 1.77 grams of cannabis resin. Asked about the origin of the toxic substance, he said he could not answer anything about the use of narcotics.
“It was personal…”
Leafing through the file, the magistrate found no mention of his criminal records. However, in her short requisitions, the replacement Emmanuelle Carniello noted that the defendant was known in France.
“Monsieur had stood out in Lyon for shoplifting in May 2022. This man therefore came to the Principality to steal! You will condemn him to a one-month prison term! »
After having deliberated, the court followed the requisitions of the public prosecutor.