|Homeless Man Jailed for Stealing from Cars in Isleworth|
Stephen Keane took items from vehicles parked on driveway
A 30-year-old homeless man has been jailed for ten weeks after admitting stealing items from cars parked in Isleworth.
Stephen Keane was convicted at Uxbridge Magistrates Court on Saturday, 4 December.
He was also fined £300 as compensation to the victims.
The court heard that on Friday, 26 November at 4.48am Keane entered two vehicles parked on the driveway on The Drive and stole a Silver lock knife, two pairs of Aviator Rayban sunglasses in the cases, a Superdry jacket, driving spectacles, £4.00 in loose change, a yellow rubber figure and four bags for life. The total value being of £600.
Hounslow Central Neighbourhood Policing Team made CCTV and recognised Keane.
On Friday, 3 December 2021 Keane was arrested on Hounslow High Street and was also found wearing the victims Superdry jacket which was seized and returned to the victim. He was interviewed under caution whereby he gave a no comment interview and Keane was charged and remanded to Uxbridge Magistrates Court for two theft from motor vehicles.
PC Dan Cheeseman, Dedicated Ward Officer for Hounslow Central said “This type of crime has a serious impact on residents when finding someone has entered their vehicle. Predominately theft from motor vehicle occurs overnight and residents come to find that someone has entered their vehicle without permission and carried out an untidy search and stolen property. If there is CCTV footage, officers will always try and identify the individual responsible if there is a clear image of the suspect and will consider forensic opportunities when available.”
December 15, 2021