Wanted man located
Police are no longer seeking
22-year-old Tauranga man Liam Kane.
Liam was wanted for
breach of home detention having disappeared after surviving
a fatal boating accident last month in Tauranga
Police located and arrested Liam in Ngatai Road,
Tauranga late on Friday night (9 November).
He appeared at
Tauranga District Court yesterday where he pleaded guilty to
two counts of breaching home detention, theft of the dinghy
involved in the fatal accident and an unrelated assault. For
those offences and the original drug offence for which he
had been initially granted home detention he was sentenced
to a total of 19 months
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8/3: International Women’s Day Celebrated Around New Zealand
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