Southampton man pleads guilty to thefts, fraud and burglary offences
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Rashpal Sanghera, aged 35, of Lingwood Close, Southampton appeared in Southampton Magistrates’ Court today (25 March) and pleaded guilty to three counts of theft, one count of fraud by false representation, one count of burglary and one count of driving under the influence of drugs.
The charges relate to the following offences:
- A theft of a charity tin from Sam’s Chicken Takeaway in Shirley High Street on 17 January.
- A theft of a charity tin from Moby Dick fish and chip shop in Church Street, Shirley on 27 January.
- A theft of four bottles of spirits to the value of £115 from Sainsbury’s in Leigh Road, Eastleigh on 7 February.
- Fraud by false representation namely using a bank card belonging to another on 1 February. L
- A burglary at the McColl's store in Bedford Place on 1 February where four lottery scratch cards were stolen.
- Driving under the influence of drugs on 18 October 2019.
He has also been detained for failing to appear at Southampton Magistrates’ Court on February 19 where he was due to stand trial for sexual assault and then failing to appear the sentence hearing on March 16, having been found guilty of the offence in his absence.
Sanghera has been remanded into custody and will next appear on Thursday, 16 April at Southampton Magistrates’ Court for sentence on all matters.