Pair charged with receiving gear from burglary

January 20, 2016 | By More

Court House-general2Two people charged with receiving property stolen in the burglary of a Phillipstown outdoor firm have been granted registrar’s remands without plea at the Christchurch District Court.

The pair, who live at the same Linwood address, were remanded on bail to February 9 to get legal advice.

They were jointly charged with receiving items of hunting equipment stolen in the burglary of Twin Needles, an outdoor equipment and repairs firm.

Edward Elvis Tumanako Harris, a 38-year-old labourer, and Fiona Jean Broadhurst, 33, were remanded without plea on the charge of receiving three jackets and two bags, worth more than $1000, and being reckless about whether they were stolen. Harris has also entered no plea to a charge of unlawful possession of a sawn-off .22 rifle.

 

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