A man who stole a jacket from a shop in Oban was fined £270 yesterday.
David Kudr, 20, of 2 Shore Street, Main Street, Tobermory, appeared at Oban Sheriff Court.
He pleaded guilty to stealing the Goretex jacket, worth £350, from Outside Edge, MacGregor Court, on May 14.
Police found the jacket in Kudr’s rucksack, where they also found a Swiss Army Knife.
Kudr, from the Czech Republic, told the court he had planned to go camping and didn’t realise it was illegal to carry a knife in this country.
He pleaded guilty to possessing a knife and was admonished.