First off, I’d like to say I’m sorry.
I stole from a company in Williams Lake.
It was a really stupid thing to do.
I thought that just because I didn’t get caught the first time meant that I wouldn’t get caught.
Let me just say that it really is not worth it.
I apologize to the community, the company, and the police that had to deal with me.
I have learned my lesson and I am very sorry that I did this.
I would like to thank everybody with the Restorative Justice program who really helped me out with this.
Small items are really not worth wrecking your life for God knows how long.
I understand that this hurts the community as a whole and not just the company I stole from and again I’m sorry.
I’d like to say that stealing is not a smart idea. Eventually you will get caught and believe me, it really is not worth messing up your life.
Again, thank you very much to everybody who gave me this second chance and I am very sorry to all who I have affected.
Name withheld by request.
Editor’s note: This letter was written by a participant of the Restorative Justice program.
The writer’s name has been withheld because it is a condition of writing and publishing this letter.
The Tribune doesn’t typically run unsigned letters to the editor but makes a special exception for the program.