REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) - Two firefighter brothers have
pleaded no contest to charges of stealing equipment and
collectibles from Bay Area police and fire stations.
Under a plea deal, San Mateo County prosecutors will recommend
three years probation and no more than a year in jail for Steven
Nori, 37, and Christopher Nori, 34. The younger Nori also pleaded
no contest Monday to possessing a machine gun.
Sentencing is set for October.
During a search of the men's property, authorities found $50,000
worth of equipment stolen from the Brisbane Police Department and
the fire departments of Colma, Daly City, Fremont and San Bruno.
The stolen items included fire hoses, antique uniforms, a Bobcat
tractor and a chainsaw. The goods were found in three locations -
at their home near Daly City, at their mother's home in Colma and
on an 80-acre site near Ashland, Ore.
At the time of their arrests, Christopher Nori worked as a
firefighter for Daly City, while Steven Nori worked for the Fremont
Fire Department. The pair also had a side business doing
maintenance work on emergency service equipment for Bay Area police
and fire departments.
"They basically had the run of the mill," said prosecutor
James Wade. "They could go into restricted areas, and everyone
Jeffrey Hayden, a lawyer who represented Steven Nori, said the
brothers are remorseful, and disappointed they won't be able to
serve their communities as firefighters because of a "lapse in
Information from: San Mateo County Times
(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
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