NO road fatality report allowed so far today!
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Is this a Brexit fallout, or were you born this way?
Megan Sarah Louise Walton, 27, of no fixed address, appeared in Hamilton District Court on Monday and pleaded guilty to behaving in an insulting manner that was likely to cause violence and to two charges of common assault.
She was bailed after appearing in the Hamilton District Court on Monday to reappear in court today to confirm a bail address. Outside the court, she gave waiting reporters a one finger salute.
The judge has ordered a Section 38 psychiatric report prior to sentencing on 11 April.
Other News in Drips…
A state of emergency was declared as raging fires destroy more homes in Christchurch Port Hills, hundreds evacuated
At least four more homes have been destroyed, and hundreds of resident evacuated as a massive fire rages through the Christchurch hill suburbs of Westmorland and Kennedy’s Bush. http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/89420865/Four-more-homes-destroyed-hundreds-evacuated-as-Christchurch-Port-Hills-fire-rage-out-of-control
Fires that started on the Port Hills two days continue to rage out of control and has become a “highly volatile situation”.
Body found in Lake Rotoiti
Police divers have found and recovered a body from Lake Rotoiti believed to be the person who went missing on the lake on Sunday.
Near-drowning investigation a “complete white-wash” claims victim’s mother
“The mother of a young Cromwell girl who was brought back to life after drowning in a community pool says an internal investigation into the incident is a “complete white-wash” and riddled with errors. Rachelle Crooks has been on a crusade to increase pool safety and awareness at the Cromwell Swim Centre after her 6-year-old daughter nearly drowned at the pool on 11 May, 2016. She wants answers, action, acknowledgement of errors and an apology.”
Phenomenal Police Incompetence/Institutional Corruption
“Human error” sees police waste thousands of dollars “unintentionally” firing Tasers
Police confirmed that between July 1, 2010, and October 31, 2016, there were 504 unintentional discharges of a Taser costing taxpayers $50 for each cartridge, or $25,000 worth. http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/89379727/human-error-sees-police-waste-thousands-of-dollars-unintentionally-firing-tasers
It would be interesting to know total cost to taxpayers for police joyrides, and unnecessary pursuits, as well as the resulting collateral damage to third parties, for the same period.
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