Probation act for Port man’s thefts

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Judge Staines last week gave the benefit of the probation act to a Portarlington man convicted of two thefts.

Judge Staines last week gave the benefit of the probation act to a Portarlington man convicted of two thefts.

Derek Ryan, 426 Kilnacourt Woods, committed the thefts from two businesses in Portlaoise on June 27.

“Would you please be careful not to do anything like this again, you could get a prison sentence,” the judge warned Ryan.