Councillor avoids drug prosecution

JONO GALUSZKA
Last updated 10:33 25/02/2014
Jack Bullock
DRUGS CHARGE: District councillor Jack Bullock.

Relevant offers

Politics

New Zealand suspends aid to Nauru Why the tino rangatiratanga flag should be our national choice Green co-leader James Shaw outlines climate change plan John Key shifts stance on refugees as hospitable Kiwis make a point Maurice Williamson wasn't acting in his capacity as an MP? Pull the other one. Crown-iwi agreement on Auckland housing programme Inland Revenue hopes to get politics out of its $1b-plus overhaul Designer of All Blacks silver fern speaks out on flag designs Steve Hansen favours silver fern Wife of former Bathurst Resources boss jailed for welfare fraud

Whanganui City councillor Jack Bullock has avoided prosecution for possessing cannabis, after successfully completing diversion.

In the Whanganui District Court this morning, the youngest current member of the council was granted diversion by Judge Dugald Matheson. 

Police prosecutor Stephen Butler said Bullock, whose attendance was excused, had completed the terms of his diversion and the charge could be withdrawn.

Bullock was arrested last year as part of Operation Valley, which saw 17 people arrested after police executed 15 search warrants at properties across Whanganui. 

Ad Feedback

- Manawatu Standard

Special offers
Opinion poll

Should the speed limit be raised to 110kmh on some roads?

Yes

No

Vote Result

Related story: 110kmh limit moves closer

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content