Appearing in court


A 26-year-old Waikawa man appeared in the Blenheim District Court yesterday after breaching all three of his bail conditions.

Reginald Edward Pouni Biddle first appeared on November 18 on a charge of assault and was remanded on bail. He has been further remanded on bail until January 21.

Quintin Moore, 43, also appeared in court yesterday after failing to appear on a charge of theft on December 16.

The Riverlands forest worker was remanded on bail to reappear in court on January 7.

Man faces drug charges

A 53-year-old man was arrested on Sunday for cultivating cannabis, possession of cannabis and possession of cannabis utensils, police say.

He has been bailed to appear in the Blenheim District Court on January 13.

Three others were arrested during the weekend on warrants for their arrest, or breaching their bail conditions. All three have appeared in court and were remanded in custody.

The Marlborough Express