Vandalism arrest 'unrelated to killing'

MICHAEL DALY
Last updated 14:38 26/06/2012
Floral tributes  outside the Paeroa premises of slain pizzamaker Jordan Voudouris,
Supplied
SIGNS OF SORROW: Floral tributes outside the Paeroa premises of slain pizzamaker Jordan Voudouris, pictured inset.

Relevant offers

Crime

Moko: Hit, kicked, thrown, bitten, stomped and smothered – but prosecutors can't prove couple murdered the boy Fleeing driver downs Hutt Valley power pole Saxon, drugs and rock 'n roll: the outlandish tale of two Auckland brothers Stacey Kirk: Moko's killers deserve life in jail - they've already gotten away with murder Teens' 'brazen and bold' crime spree in Huntly West Auckland resident wakes to broken glass after hearing shots fired at van Weird laws still exist in New Zealand - and you could get punished if you break them Kiwi teen behind vast internet piracy says he loved bragging about it to his friends Rongotea man faces jail for failing to pay employees' income tax Christchurch man Matthew Garland Kelly admits 'buying' toddler violation video

Police have arrested two men after memorial items left outside the shop of slain Paeroa businessman Jordan Voudouris were vandalised, but believe the damage is unconnected to the killing.

Detective Senior Sergeant Michael Whitehead said two local men, aged 38 and 42, had been charged with wilful damage and theft and would appear in the Waihi District Court next Tuesday.

There was no indication the pair had any involvement with Voudouris' death, Whitehead said.

It was frustrating that mindless behaviour, such as the vandalism, could divert investigators from their primary focus of finding those responsible for the murder.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content