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A cunning villain hunting for a bargain has been caught with nearly $ 500 worth of items stolen from Kmart in one day

Secrets of a Kmart thief: how a bandit from the store, 22, stole nearly FIFTH items from a store in one day – before she was caught filling her booty in a pink suitcase

  • Jessica Mia Northey was caught stealing makeup from a Big W store in June
  • Earlier in the day, she had managed to save nearly $ 500 worth of items from Kmart
  • The 22-year-old has been placed on a good nine-month behavioral bond
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A thief looking for a bargain is caught with nearly $ 500 worth of items stolen from Kmart in one day.

Jessica Mia Northey pleaded guilty of stealing in the Southport Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

The 22-year-old had stowed 45 items in a pink suitcase she had stolen from Kmart Broadbeach, on the Gold Coast, before going to the Big W on June 25.

A cunning villain hunting for a bargain has been caught with nearly $ 500 worth of items stolen from Kmart in one day

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A cunning villain hunting for a bargain has been caught with nearly $ 500 worth of items stolen from Kmart in one day

She put makeup in the suitcase when the police arrived and arrested her Gold Coast Bulletin reported.

She had managed to take off with 15 pairs of pants, 10 sweaters and seven t-shirts.

Her trek included a number of items from the children's section.

Police prosecutor Senior police officer Cristine Drummond told the court that Northey pushed items into the large pink suitcase.

Northey had tried to steal the foundation, make brushes and make an eyebrow pencil from the Big W.

Combined the loot was worth around $ 800. Northey was caught on security cameras & # 39; s stealing the items.

She had managed to take off with 15 pairs of pants, 10 sweaters and seven t-shirts. Her trait included a number of items from the children's section
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She had managed to take off with 15 pairs of pants, 10 sweaters and seven t-shirts. Her trait included a number of items from the children's section

She had managed to take off with 15 pairs of pants, 10 sweaters and seven t-shirts. Her trait included a number of items from the children's section

"How on earth did you think you would get away with so many things?" Asked magistrate Kay Philipson.

"That's almost $ 800 worth of items that were stolen that day. That is an exaggerated amount.

"What am I going to do with you? It reminds me that you have a significant problem. & # 39;

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Northey, who has a job, had no previous criminal record.

She received a good nine-month behavioral bond and was fired without conviction.

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