French couple faces prison time for taking 90 pounds of sand from Sardinia

16 agosto, inizio del controesodo.Questi invece si volevano portare un ricordino in Francia…. giusto 40 chili di sabbia di Chia

Posted by Sardegna Rubata e Depredata on Friday, August 16, 2019

According to the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera, two French citizens poured white sand into 14 plastic bottles from Chia, a beach in southern Sardinia, and put them in the trunk of their SUV.  The couple wanted to take it home as a memory of their vacation, but instead were caught on a ferry en route to Toulon, France.

The pair was charged with theft under aggravated circumstance for having stolen from a public beach. They face between one and six years of jail time, according to the report.

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