Missing number plates draw police attention to unlicensed teen

FINES ISSUED A teenager, who cannot be named, was sentenced in Orange Children's Court for multiple offences that took place on two occasions in June and July. FILE PHOTO
FINES ISSUED A teenager, who cannot be named, was sentenced in Orange Children's Court for multiple offences that took place on two occasions in June and July. FILE PHOTO

A 17-year-old boy, who no longer lives in Orange, was fined in Orange Children’s Court on Monday.

The teenager was fined $400 for driving without a licence and $600 for stealing a debit card on July 5 from a Toyota Camry – which was later stolen and found burnt out.

He was not charged with setting the car on fire and was not convicted of stealing the car.

The boy was also fined $400 for driving without a licence on June 15, and $100 each for driving an unregistered and uninsured car.

He was caught because the car, which he bought for $50, had no number plates and attracted police attention.