Sentenced for Abbotsford video store break-in

Dustin Murphy was arrested in June just nine minutes after the store's alarm sounded

  • Aug. 15, 2015 12:00 p.m.
Sentenced for Abbotsford video store break-in

A man who was arrested in June just minutes after breaking into a video games store has been sentenced for his crime.

Dustin Joseph Murphy, 30, was sentenced Aug. 6 in Abbotsford provincial court to 30 days in jail and one year of probation. He pleaded guilty to five charges theft of a motor vehicle, break and enter, possession of a break-in instrument, and two counts of breaching his conditions.

Murphy was arrested June 8 while he had a truck backed up to the front door of the EB Games location in the 1300 block of Sumas Way. Police were alerted to the break-in when the store’s alarm went off at about 1:30 a.m.

Two plainclothes offices who were nearby boxed in the vehicle, identified themselves and ordered Murphy to the ground. He was in custody nine minutes after the alarm had sounded.

Abbotsford News