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Feb 22, 2016

Career Criminal and New Mother Sentenced to Hard Time

Margarita Pech Noralez

Margarita Pech/Noralez, the thirty-five year old mother of a one month old baby, who was remanded to prison a week ago was back in court today. Pech has a long rap sheet with as many as twenty convictions and this morning, two more were added to the growing list. Pech pleaded guilty to burglary and theft and was sentenced to seven years behind bars by Senior Magistrate, Sharon Fraser. She got six years for burglary at the home of Kelsey Musa and one year for the theft of a wallet with cash from Doctor Martha Habet of the K.H.M.H. The burglary occurred on May twenty-ninth, 2015, at Musa’s house where she stole a number of items with a total value of three thousand two hundred dollars. Pech told the court that a young man held her at knife point and ordered her to steal the items for him and that she did so because he threatened to kill her and her unborn child. But the evidence against Pech was overwhelming since surveillance camera footage viewed by the police showed Pech entering and burglarizing the house alone.  Police later found Pech with several of the stolen items. While at court, Pech also pleaded guilty to stealing a wallet containing cash and personal items from Doctor Habet on February tenth, 2016.  Footage also showed Pech in the act at the staff quarters of the emergency area of the hospital. In mitigation, Pech begged the court for leniency saying she has a baby to care for. But Fraser said her hands are tied because Pech has twenty convictions before the court and four of those are for crimes of dishonesties.

 

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1 Response for “Career Criminal and New Mother Sentenced to Hard Time”

  1. Pinky says:

    Haha sad but she has no one to blame but herself….

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