Monday, 3 April 2017

Jailed for stealing milk

Jailed for stealing 80 tins of milk powder
37-yr-old Noris Ithnin was jailed for four months for stealing 80 tins of milk powder from supermarkets. FOTO: ST FILE

A 37-yr-old mother of five was jailed for 4 months yesterday for stealing 80 tins of milk powder from supermarkets in the western part of Singapore.

Housewife Noris Ithnin pleaded guilty to 6 charges. 10 others were taken into consideration.

Court documents showed she committed the offences over about 1 1/2 years, including twice while out on bail. The value of the stolen milk powder was about $5,676.

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Man arrested for serial theft of milk powder

A 34-yr-old man has been arrested for his suspected involvement in a series of milk powder thefts at supermarkets islandwide, police said in a press release on Tuesday (Mar 21).

Police received a report on Mar 6, informing them that 24 tins of milk powder had been stolen from a supermarket along Turf Club Road.

Officers from Tanglin Division conducted extensive investigations which culminated in the arrest of the suspect along Sixth Avenue on March 20.

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Man arrested after stealing 200 tins of milk powder

A man was arrested on Monday (Mar 20) after a report was made on a theft of 24 tins of milk powder at a Turf Club Road supermarket 2 weeks ago.

A search at the 34-yr-old’s home found about 200 tins of milk powder with an estimated value of over S$10,000, the police said on Tuesday, linking him to other cases of milk powder thefts at supermarkets island-wide.

TODAY understands that the suspect had intended to sell the milk powder he amassed.

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Suspected serial milk powder thief arrested

A 34-yr-old man was arrested for his suspected involvement in a series of milk powder thefts at supermarkets islandwide, police said on Tuesday (Mar 21).

On Mar 6, police received a report that 24 tins of milk powder had been stolen from a supermarket along Turf Club Road. The suspect was arrested along 6th Avenue on Monday.

About 200 tins of milk powder with an estimated value of more than S$10,000 were seized from his home.

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Man jailed six months for stealing $6,300 worth of milk powder

A man who stole milk powder some 2 months after his release from a long prison term was jailed for 6 months on Thursday.

Teo Chuan Beng, 57, who faced 9 charges of stealing milk powder totalling $6,323 from supermarkets, admitted to 5 charges of theft.

The cases against his alleged accomplices, Soo Guan Khwee, 42, & Lim Soon Huat, 69, both unemployed, have yet to be dealt with.

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