A man who blocked police from entering a known Mongrel Mob house in Blenheim, where they could hear screaming, was sentenced to community work after appearing in the Invercargill District Court today.
Saxon Dio Edwards appeared before Judge Michael Turner and was sentenced to 160 hours' community work for hindering and resisting police on May 2 in Blenheim.
The court was told police had been called to the property and when they arrived they could hear screaming but were blocked by Edwards and several associates.
They hindered police as they tried to enter the property.
The court was told Edwards resisted arrest, adopted a fighting stance and attempted to incite others to do the same.
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