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Youths who broke into Pendle firm apologise
from the article in Lancashire Telegraph:
A gang of youths which drove a forklift truck around a factory after breaking in have been forced to meet with bosses from the firm.
The eight youngsters avoided court and were instead ordered to take part in the restorative justice programme.
They met with bosses from Carlson Filtration, in Barnoldswick, and heard how their actions had impacted on the company.
The group broke into the factory, in Butts Mill, last month, and drove forklift trucks around, causing £2,000 worth of damage.
A justice system that focuses on the victim, as well as the offender
From the article by Harvey Voogd in the Edmonton Journal:
When a crime occurs, it does not affect just one person, but also impacts their family members and the entire community.
This was personally made clear to my family in the fall of 2008 when our pickup was stolen in the middle of the night. Though it was parked in front of our home in Edmonton and under a street light, neither we nor our neighbours heard anything.
The truck was recovered near Alberta Beach, but was written off due to a combination of damage sustained and the age of the vehicle. We received $3,700 for the loss, but our new second-hand truck cost $11,000 -- a financial hit that we had not anticipated.
Maufas' daughter took items, superintendent says
from the article by Jill Tucker on SFGate.com:
The 22-year-old daughter of a San Francisco school board member stole a district laptop and $250 from another school board member and a district staff member while her mother attended board meetings in the same building, district officials confirmed Friday.
Francesca Maufas, the daughter of board member Kim-Shree Maufas, took the laptop and $90 cash from a third-floor office of a senior staff member during the school board's March 9 meeting at district headquarters, officials said. A surveillance camera captured the 22-year-old in the hallway and entering the office, said Superintendent Carlos Garcia.
She confessed to the theft the next day and disclosed the location of the laptop, which she had stashed in the building, Garcia said.
The younger Maufas also acknowledged taking at least $160 from board member Jill Wynns' purse, which had been placed under a desk in the board's office during a late February committee meeting.
Teenage vandals pay for their damage and apologise
from the article on ChesterFirst.co.uk:
Three teenagers who vandalised a new play park at a children’s nursery have paid for the damage to be repaired and have also apologised to the children.
The three 14 year-olds damaged the new soft play surfacing outside Mrs Roy’s Nursery on Westminster Road, Hoole, just after it was laid on March 16. The flooring was kicked up and names etched into it.