Mandurah: man guilty of school technology theft


Some of the laptops recovered by police.
Some of the laptops recovered by police.

JAMES Patrick Moss pleaded guilty in Mandurah Magistrates Court to the recent theft of laptops and computers from schools around Mandurah.

Moss admitted to stealing iPads and a basketball to the value of more than $4000 from Coodanup Senior College on November 28.

He stole cash from Austin Cove Baptist College and Mandurah Catholic College on December 4.

He also admitted to the theft of ice cream from Mandurah Catholic College.

On the same night, Moss travelled to Bunbury and stole $300 worth of food from a school.

There are three co-accused yet to appear in relation to this matter.

Moss is due to be sentenced on January 19 for five counts of burglary in circumstances of aggravation and five stealing charges.