Where did you find it?
No, not really.
Where at the airport?
In what capacity?
Why didn't you hand it in?
Failing to report it is not the offence per se. The issue is that you collected it at all. That is assuming the rights of the owner which is the basis of theft.
There is a defence that arises where property was abandoned but you are supposed to take reasonable steps to return it to the owner and that cannot really be said to have happened here.
It might be that they cannot identify it or prove that it was you but if all goes their way then this would amount to theft.
Sorry but I can only give you truthful information.
Can I clarify anything for you?
Theft but not for not reporting it.
It is for the removal of it.
Is this a wedding ring?
if it has sentimental value then they will prosecute this I'm afraid.
If is a wedding ring then this is a very serious.
I've just dealt with a theft of a wedding and engagement ring and he got three months even on a first offence I'm afraid.