Third rural school burglary alleged

Court House-Sept-2013-07A Rangiora man has been charged with a third burglary of a rural Canterbury school.

Dean Richard Mehrtens, 42, was arrested in June and charged with the burglaries of the Darfield High and Primary Schools on June 5.

He has now been charged with the burglary of the Waiau Primary School between May 29 and June 2.

The man has denied the original charges and all charges have been remanded by a registrar at the Christchurch District Court to a pre-trial conference on October 16.



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