Man steals £340 of sunglasses from The Liberty, Romford

17:20 05 August 2014

Motoloi pleaded guilty to stealing five pairs of sunglasses. Picture: Johnny Green/PA

Motoloi pleaded guilty to stealing five pairs of sunglasses. Picture: Johnny Green/PA

PA Archive/Press Association Images

A 29-year-old man has received an eight-week suspended prison sentence for stealing five pairs of sunglasses from The Liberty in Romford.

Ion Motoloi pleaded guilty at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on July 22 to thieving £340 of shades from a branch of Boots the day before.

Motoloi, of Meanley Road, Manor Park, had his prison sentence suspended for 12 months and must also comply with a six-week curfew order where he must remain at home between 7pm-7am.

He was ordered to pay £85 costs to the CPS, an £80 victim surcharge and £55 compensation.

Read more:

Couple steal £500 from Elm Park woman, 71, in distraction theft

Man wanted over petrol theft has ties to Romford

Man gets 200-hour community order for Rainham air con theft

Latest Romford News Stories

Travel delays (credit: BBC/Google)

The A127 in Upminster is closed westbound at the junction of Hall Lane and there is queuing traffic London-bound between the M25 J29 junction and the Hall Lane junction, because of an accident.

Police were called to the Heath Park estate in Dagenham

There are severe delays on the A127 going westbound after an accident this morning.

Proposed solar panel farm locations in Dagnam Park Harold Hill and Gerpins Lane, Upminster

An animal welfare charity and environmental campaign group say they are “shocked” by the proposal to develop two solar parks.

26 minutes ago
Clocks go back on Sunday morning (PA Photo/Handout)

Get your best pyjamas on – it’s time for an extra long lie-in this Sunday.

Yesterday, 17:13
Aimee Sell pictured second on the left

A leading karate champion is opening a new club and launching her own academy.

Yesterday, 14:07
Broadford and Mead Primary School pupils being recognised for their achievements by TfL.

Environment-friendly pupils who took part in a TfL scheme about finding economical modes of transport to school, have been recognised for their achievement.

Yesterday, 11:55
Angela Llewellyn

After spending almost 25 years helping children to cross roads in all weathers, a lollipop lady is finally hanging up her high vis coat.

Yesterday, 11:29
Market Place, Romford.  Apple Day event. Event co-ordinator Ellie Gill demonstrates the art of Apple bobbing.

Shoppers were treated to some juicy activities to celebrate apple day.

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news


Show Job Lists

News from your area


Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.


£3,000 goes a long way at Boots

Cosmetics, toiletries, vitamins and more. Boots is the number one choice when it comes to purchasing daily essentials.

Kit yourself out and go Apple mad!

If you’re obsessed with Apple or just love a good gadget, this is a prize that will blow you away! An incredible £3,333 to spend on Apple goodies! How would you like to be the proud new owner of the Apple Watch?

Digital Edition


Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today


Education and Training


Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now