A man who failed as a lookout for his mates when he nodded off while they burgled the Te Ngutu Golf Club has been given community work.
Sickness beneficiary Jason Teremoana Rangi, 28, of Hawera, appeared in the New Plymouth District Court today charged with two burglaries.
He had no previous convictions.
Judge Max Courtney said Rangi was acting as a lookout for the others, albeit not a very good one because he had gone to sleep in the car.
However he was a party to the burglaries and therefore equally as guilty as the others.
Rangi received 250 hours community work.
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