Burglar who raided Corby car site is locked up

He was on bail at the time

Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 8:00 am

A burglar raided Corby's Gefco site while he was on bail and waiting to be sentenced for another theft.

Robert Kantorysinski, of Robin Road in the town, was jailed for eight months in January after nicking a luxury £10,000 watch from the TNT depot in Wellingborough where he worked.

But while he was waiting for a crown court date - having admitted the theft in September - he added another offence to his criminal CV.

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Kantorysinski has been jailed.
Kantorysinski has been jailed.

The 36-year-old was arrested at Gefco's huge car logistics site in Geddington Road at about 2.50am on November 11 having broken into a garage.

He had stolen four vehicle diagnostic laptops, worth a whopping £10,800.

Kantorysinski admitted burglary before magistrates in Northampton and was jailed for 16 weeks.

He was told he would have to pay costs of £85 and a surcharge to fund victim services of £128.

When the criminal appeared before a judge in January Northampton Crown Court heard the intended recipient of the watch he stole alleged he had "been scammed" when he didn't receive the expensive item.

The delivery firm launched an investigation - and saw their own mechanic stealing two packages from a shelf on camera at the warehouse. One contained a fire blanket and the second contained the designer watch.

Kantorysinski was spotted concealing the parcels in his jacket before he drove away in a work vehicle and put them in his own Audi.

He later said he was relieved to be caught out because he didn't know what to do with the watch.