Mangerton man reported the car he crashed as stolen. Then cops found his texts

Grace Crivellaro
Updated June 19 2024 - 2:35pm, first published June 18 2024 - 4:52pm
Braxton Thompson (inset) and the Toyota Celica he crashed in April. Pictures from Facebook, LinkedIn
Braxton Thompson (inset) and the Toyota Celica he crashed in April. Pictures from Facebook, LinkedIn

A young man filed a false police report claiming the car he crashed had been stolen because he was scared of his father's wrath, a court has heard.

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Grace Crivellaro

Court reporter for the Illawarra Mercury.

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