Originally Posted by punt66
we were talking about a petty thief not a rapist or a murderer. Some of the greatest people in the world had a past of thievery or drug abuse. People have low times in their lives and hopefully they change that for the good. The world is much bigger that the 5 feet around you.
The thing is most people who start out with stealing move on to bigger things if not dealt with. We are way to easy on criminals.