Blyth man is jailed after stealing and selling kit

A Royal Marine from Blyth who stole military items and sold them on eBay has been jailed for 15 months.

Wednesday, 18th April 2018, 5:27 pm
Updated Wednesday, 18th April 2018, 5:31 pm
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Former Warrant Officer Michael Bath, 49, of Horton Park, took clothing, boots and badges from the Commando Training Centre at Lympstone in Devon – the total value of the kit stolen was £66,806.

He had pleaded guilty to theft and possession of criminal property between 2012 and 2016 and was sentenced at Exeter Crown Court on Monday.