Stephen Slusher sentenced to 5 years in prison for stealing gas tank

vlcsnap-2013-08-09-07h24m15s32A 53 year old man was sentenced to five years in prison for stealing a woman’s gas tank.   Stephen Slusher was accused of entering the home of Maria Manzanero without permission and  stealing her $115 gas tank.  The burglary occurred yesterday, Wednesday, August 7.  On Thursday morning, Slusher who was unrepresented, appeared before Magistrate Clive Lino and wasted no time and pleaded guilty to burglary.   Slusher was also charged with handling stolen goods but when he pleaded guilty to the burglary, the charge of handling was withdrawn from him.   Magistrate Lino told Slusher that he has no mercy for people who enter another person’s home and deprive them of their hard earned belongings. With that, he sentenced the first time offender to five years imprisonment, effective Thursday.

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