Teen fined $1000 for stealing mobile phones from gym

A 17-YEAR-OLD Gladstone youth who stole personal property from a local gym appeared in Gladstone Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

Between May 30 and June 2, Derek Mitchim Wilson stole three iPhones on different occasions from Hub Total Fitness in Kin Kora.

After being caught on CCTV footage, police arrested Wilson on June 2. He admitted to dumping the SIM cards and cases down a drain in Kin Kora.

He pleaded guilty to three counts of stealing and was fined $1000 with no conviction recorded.