Skip navigation

Gloucestershire Business News

Man arrested, charged and sentenced in 24 hours for spate of thefts

A man has been arrested, charged and sentenced in connection with a spate of thefts from motor vehicles in Gloucester.

Gabriel Ferrariu, aged 27, and of no fixed abode, was identified by the Neighbourhood Policing Team as being responsible for the thefts, which took place in the Barton and Tredworth area between 1 and 19 January.

He was arrested yesterday (Thursday 21 January), charged and remanded for the offences of theft, fraud and handling stolen goods. He subsequently pleaded guilty to these charges and was sentenced within 24 hours of his arrest.

Officers are now looking to find the owners of a number of items that have been recovered from Ferrariu.

These include a pink clutch bag, a number of watches and bank cards. If anyone recognises these items, they should contact PC Andy Weston at Barton Street Police Station, quoting incident 88 of 15 January.

Ferrariu was given 40 hours of community service and ordered to pay costs.

Related Articles

Punchline Magazine: The Annual - Feb 2021 Image

Punchline Magazine: The Annual - Feb 2021

Gloucestershire business has many faces and The Annual edition of the latest Punchline magazine brings them together as we examine what comes next as we begin the long path to recovery.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, February 26 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, February 26

The latest important news and updates from across Gloucestershire as the coronavirus crisis continues.

Ross Road Garage on the market Image

Ross Road Garage on the market

A Gloucestershire garage and forecourt is on the market after the owner decided to relocate.

Work starts on major Gloucester road improvement Image

Work starts on major Gloucester road improvement

Work will begin next week on preparations for a £7.45million scheme designed to widen a major road in Gloucester.

Copyright 2021 Moose Partnership Ltd. All rights reserved. Reproduction of any content is strictly forbidden without prior permission.