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Robbery - Steal from the Person - s.94 

14 years maximum

Case Offences Plea Sentence Appeal Record Facts

White
(23)
NSW CCA
29.5.1998

9 x s.94

Sched:
2 x stealing
2 x poss cannabis

PG

MT 5y
AT 2y

AD

poor record - offences committed two months after being released to parole

Bag snatching from mostly elderly women - some victims injured.
Ellis discount - protection - some evidence of drug rehabilitation

Ali
(21)
NSW CCA
9.11.1998

s.94

PG

MT 2y
AT 2y

AD

fraud, property offence, violence offence - escapee

Snatched bag containing cash and cheques (employer takings) from young female. Caught by bystanders.

Rohrick
(32)
NSW CCA [58]
10.3.1999

s.94

PG

MT 3y
AT 2y

AA
MT 2y 6m
AT 2y 6m

record included robbery

Attempted to take bag from female with four young children having observed her withdrawing money from ATM - aggravated by element of violence and premeditation and involvement of children

Taylor
(18)
NSW CCA [442]
23.10.2000

s.94

PG

Fixed 2y suspended

Crown AD

nil

Pushed 43y female down stairs at railway station and grabbed her handbag while she was trying to get up. Caught by bystanders.
Heroin addict.

Randall
NSW CCA [239]
12.6.2002

s.94

PG (25%)

3y 6m
NPP 21m

AA
2y 6m
NPP 17m

hemp, alcohol. Lack of detail given.

Stole handbag from elderly lady while she loaded shopping into car - SJ erred in taking into account that A had pushed V.
Aboriginal with intellectual impairment.

Young
(23)
NSW CCA [276]
1.10.2003

s.94

PG (25% on appeal)

4y
NPP 18m

AA
3y
NPP 18m

AR, violence

Stole mobile phone from young male victim camping with friends - Threatened with tree branch - Intoxicated.
Distinction between Steal from person and Robbery - Remorse - Plea of guilty.

Wilson
(22)

 


Murphy
(female)
(33)

NSW CCA [94]
6.4.2004

s.94

Sched:
3 x GIC

s.94

Sched:
Receiving

PG




PG

3y 6m
NPP 2y



3y 6m
NPP 1y

AD




AD

Appalling




Appalling

Bag taken from complainant sitting at food stall - No violence
Deprived backgrounds, Drug addiction - Some prospects of rehabilitation
SM has marked mental and psychological disadvantages - Sentence cumulated to existing sentence

Kumar
NSW CCA [352]
18.12.2007

s.94

PG

3y
NPP 2y

AD

Theft

With cooffender stole mobile phone from male victim - apprehended one month later when recognised by victim.
Drug addiction.

Edwards
(32)
NSW CCA [199]
12.8.2009

s.94

PG

2y
NPP 15m
Suspended

AD

Priors for dishonesty and stealing from person

Female - grabbed money from male who had just withdrawn it from ATM - squeezed hand of victim
Seven children and pregnant at time of sentence - suffering developmental disability
Suspension revoked after commission of additional offences - appeal against both original sentence and revocation dismissed

Ruano

NSW CCA [149]

30.6.2011

 

 

Co-offender:
RIOS

3 x s.94

PG (25%) 

3y 11mNPP 2y 10m 12d

AA

3y 11m

NPP 2y 7m

Lengthy criminal record

Female - With co-offenders took $3,500 from pocket of 79y male in shopping centre – 12m later removed $1,600 in envelope in shopping trolley while co-offender talking to victim – took $21,296 from handbag while co-offenders distracting victim – part of syndicate of highly organised thieves Colombian - life of deprivation and tragedy

Rios

(51)

NSWCCA [8]

13.2.2012

 

Co-offender:
RUANO

3 x s.94

PG(25%)

4y 3m 16dNPP 3y 5m 12d

AA

4y 3m 16d

NPP 3y 2m 17d

Record – breached bail

With co-offenders took $3,500 from pocket of 79y male in shopping centre – 12m later removed $1,600 in envelope in shopping trolley while co-offender talking to victim – took $21,296 from handbag while co-offenders distracting victim – planned attack