Dad-of-two jailed for digger theft
a father-of-two who used his passport and bank statement to hire a mini-digger which he later stole has been remanded in custody pending sentence.
Thomas Nicholson (24) hired the mini-digger, worth just over €17,000. The gardai were contacted when the machine wasn't returned.
Nicholson of Larchhill Apartments, Santry, Dublin pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to theft on March 6, 2014.
He has no previous convictions.