Court news


Nicholas William Cutmore, 20, of Oamaru, was convicted, ordered to pay reparation of $46, and fined $500 for stealing a bottle of bourbon from Super Liquor on Thames St on September 7, 2013.

Carla-Jane Cleverley, 26, of Oamaru, was convicted and sentenced to 60 hours’ community work for driving while her licence was suspended on December 4, 2013.

Louise Adelle Davidson-Turner, 26, of Oamaru, was convicted, sentenced to 75 hours’ community work, and ordered to pay reparation of $1392.71 for obtaining by deception possession of a Telecom landline and internet service, two sim cards and a computer modem by pretending to be her sister between September 7, 2012 and October 30, 2013.

Christopher Bernard George Dry, 41, tractor driver, of Otekaieke, was convicted, fined $700, and disqualified from driving for six months, for driving with an excess breath alcohol level of 596mcg on Eden St on January 10.

Wendy Geary, 52, of Oamaru, was remanded on bail until March 12 on a charge of attempting to pervert the cause of justice after she allegedly hid the cellphone and sim card of Ryan Geary-Smart from police in an attempt to protect his girlfriend on September 11, 2013.

Jackson Mahu Grey, 31, of Oamaru, and Leimoni Penisimani Tuitavake, 36, freezing worker, of Oamaru, were convicted and ordered to pay prosecution costs of $250 for using a device not permitted to take sports fish, after they were stopped by a Fish and Game official and found with two nets and nine trout on September 19, 2013.

Connor Ross McGartland, 18, of Oamaru, was sentenced to 11 months’ imprisonment on three charges of threating to kill, six months’ imprisonment (to be served concurrently) on two charges of possessing an offensive weapon, and one month imprisonment, to also be served concurrently, for disorderly behaviour. This made up a total of 11 months’ imprisonment for two separate incidents on October 5 and October 12, 2013.

Logan Nicholas Quinn, 19, builder, of Oamaru, was convicted and fined $200 for fighting in a public place after an incident on Frome St on December 4, 2013.

William Edward Suthern Todd, 85, of Oamaru, was convicted and disqualified from holding or obtaining a licence for six months after driving whilst his licence had been revoked on medical grounds on May 16, 2013.Mysneakersnike lunar janoski black and gold swoosh blue