Hello, sorry if this doesn't belong here, just thought it was a great example of police doing what they do best - effectively wasting time and
resources to protect those with most money.
When Sacha Hall realised her local Tesco was throwing away thousands of pounds of fresh food following a power cut, she thought there could be no
harm in taking some to eat. But to her horror, within minutes of stocking up her fridge with packets of ham, potato waffles and pies, police swooped
on her home and arrested her for theft.
Now, isn't that just great. There's thousands of pounds worth of food going to waste, kids all over the world starving, and many in the uk living
below the poverty line, but Tescos doesn't want those poor folks having their cast offs for free! No, they'd rather see it in the bin than risk
losing the profit of the local custom and get the police on the case!
It physically sickens me that these super markets with the highest profit margin are so protective over their waste. I'm sure there's some insurance
policies that freak them out, you know in case someone gets ill from the food they've stolen. Seriously though, what happened to personal
Here's my favourite part:
Judge Rodger Hayward Smith QC adjourned sentencing until June 20. He said: "This is more complex than I thought. She cannot consume 100 packs of
Just wow. The judge is sat there on his fat wage packet to say that the case is complex cos it involves over 100 packs of ham. What do they think
she's going to do with that ham, build a giant ham bomb? Start up her own sexham trafficking industry? Ham snuff films? I suppose the possibility for
crime here is endless.
Maybe this lass just thought, 'wow, that's alot of ham, i'll refrigerate it and hand it out to the folks on the estate and we can all have
something free for a bit and ease the pressure of spending our little bit of money on tescos, every little helps and all that.'
I see workers in supermarkets all the time throwing away perfectly good food just because it didn't sell at it's reduced price, then I leave and see
people with their tescos value bread who could probably just do with a bit of something extra to eat that they otherwise wouldn't be able to
Seriously, asif stealing rubbish is a crime, and asif the police will actually spend the time they're paid for to take a young woman to court over
some ham and potato waffles.
'One man's rubbish is another man's treasure'. yeah right.