Update on misuse of EQC vehicles - Christchurch
*"Update on misuse of EQC vehicles - Christchurch - National
Saturday 31 May 2014 Christchurch Police arrested a 24 year
old Christchurch woman in relation to the alleged misuse of
EQC vehicles (Refer to above Press report dated 28 May
The woman has been charged with Unlawful Conversion
of a Motor Vehicle, Obtaining by Deception and Using a
Document. She will appear in the Christchurch District
Court on Friday 6 June
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