Tag: smuggling

Parenting advice from judge over turtle smuggling

July 28, 2017 | By More
Parenting advice from judge over turtle smuggling

Sometimes parents must “just say no” even if it means disappointing a tearful child, said a judge as he fined a Christchurch mother for a biosecurity breach.

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Biosecurity prosecution over tiny turtle

July 7, 2017 | By More
Biosecurity prosecution over tiny turtle

A Christchurch woman who sneaked a tiny red-eared slider turtle into New Zealand from China now faces sentencing for a breach of the Biosecurity Act.

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Prisoner tried to smuggle drugs after compassionate leave

March 24, 2016 | By More
Prisoner tried to smuggle drugs after compassionate leave

A remand prisoner with gang links who was given compassionate leave to visit a terminally ill uncle tried to smuggle synthetic cannabis back into Christchurch Men’s Prison when he returned.

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Pressure exerted for prison smuggling

January 20, 2016 | By More
Pressure exerted for prison smuggling

A Christchurch mother was pressured to try to smuggle drugs and tobacco into Christchurch Men’s Prison so that “nothing would happen” to an inmate at the jail.

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