Rochdale and Oldham men sentenced for stealing catalytic converters
Date published: 12 February 2020
Men sentenced after stealing catalytic converters
A trio of men from Rochdale and Oldham have been sentenced after stealing catalytic converters in Blackpool.
Christian Greenwood, 44, of Rochdale; William Cawley senior, 40, of Oldham, and his son, William Cawley junior, 21, of Rochdale, were all sentenced at Preston Crown Court on Wednesday 5 February.
They all pleaded guilty to the charges, four counts of theft and one count of attempted theft from a motor vehicle, dating to incidents which took place in Blackpool and Thornton-Cleveleys on 6 August 2019.
Greenwood was sentenced to 10 months’ imprisonment and was banned from driving for 11 months. He also paid a statutory surcharge of £149.
Cawley senior was sentenced to 10 months’ imprisonment and a statutory surcharge of £149.
Cawley junior was sentenced to an 18-month community order, 120 hours of unpaid work, 15 days of rehabilitation and a statutory surcharge of £90.
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