Carnforth ATM raid driver gets 16 months in jail

A man who acted as a driver after criminals stole a cash machine from a supermarket has been jailed for 16 months.

Tuesday, 8th June 2021, 3:45 pm

Jonathon Lee, 30, of Fairbairn Road, Peterlee, County Durham, is already serving a 50 month term for burglary.

Preston's Sessions House Court heard on April 4, 2019, a gang stole an ATM machine and cash to the value of £42,660 from Booths on Scotland Road, Carnforth,

They left in a 4x4 vehicle with a trailer. The vehicle was later found crashed and abandoned on the A6 in the Heversham area of Cumbria.

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The cash machine was recovered from the road close to the vehicle.

Recorder David Temkin QC accepted the defendant was not at the scene of the burglary but was a driver at a later stage.

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