Bottle thrown because dinner wasn't ready

Last updated 05:00 05/06/2012

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A man threw a bottle of perfume, put a hole in a wall and damaged a car after he got angry his girlfriend had not made his dinner, Invercargill District Court was told last week.

Stratuss-Lee Svensson, 19, appeared for sentence before Judge Kevin Phillips on charges of intentionally damaging a car, intentionally damaging a door, and damaging a dwelling with intent to intimidate on March 27.

Judge Phillips said Svensson had gone to his girlfriend's home after he had been drinking but had become angry with her because she had not prepared his evening meal.

An argument developed between the pair and Svensson began to pack his belongings, the judge said.

He later picked up a perfume bottle and threw it at the wall near where his girlfriend was standing, making a hole in the wall, he said.

Judge Phillips sentenced Svensson to 250 hours' community work, 12 months' supervision and ordered him to pay more than $1600 reparation.

Sexual violation
Daniel John Moore-Carter, 29, was remanded in custody till July 11 for sentence and given a three-strikes warning after he admitted sexually violating a boy between February 6 and 22, indecently assaulting a boy between February 17 and April 17 last year, and doing an indecent act on the boy on November 8.

Intentional damage
Nathan John Rewi McLaren, 32, was fined $250 for intentionally damaging a window at the Newfield Tavern on May 6. The court was told McLaren was intoxicated when he punched the window, breaking it and causing himself several large, deep cuts to his arm.

Daniel George Von Pein, 32, of Australia, was fined $500 and ordered to pay $2150 reparation for intentionally damaging a car on May 25.

Tania Marie Manson, 35, was ordered to pay $500 reparation for intentionally damaging furniture on May 26.

Stewart Douglass Smart, 20, meatworker, was remanded on bail till June 1 for sentence for intentionally damaging a car door on May 18.

Brandon Benjamin Kohi, 20, was remanded on bail till July 13 for sentence for intentionally damaging a wall on May 24.

Resisting
Fraser James Pope, 17, roofer, was sentenced to 40 hours' community work for resisting police on May 12, and fined $300 for giving false details and $200 for behaving in a disorderly manner the same day.

William Edward Ernest Murch, of Kennington, was ordered to come up for sentence if called upon within nine months for resisting police and behaving in a disorderly manner at Wrights Bush on May 10.

Receiving
Judge Walker Henry, 20, of Round Hill, was sentenced to 80 hours' community work and ordered to pay $80 reparation for receiving a ring valued at $3000, knowing it was stolen, on April 7.

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Assault
Parekura Taylor, 25, of Otautau, was sentenced to four months' community detention and ordered to pay $107.69 reparation when she appeared for sentence for assault and wilful damage.

Nathan David Townsend, 39, was sentenced to 300 hours' community work and nine months' supervision for assaulting a female on March 21.

David Thomas Kerry Bowman, 20, was remanded in custody till June 1 for sentence for assaulting a person using a concrete garden ornament as a weapon on May 15.

Theft
James David Wicks-Cairns, 20, sickness beneficiary, was sentenced to 300 hours' community work, disqualified from driving for four months and ordered to pay $750 reparation for stealing a car on March 10, and sentenced to 150 hours' community work for making a false statement the same day.

Breach
Roxanna Carla McManus, 27, was convicted and discharged for failing to complete the required number of community work hours within the prescribed period breaching community work6.

Barry Ian Kingi was ordered to come up for sentence if called upon within six months for breaching his intensive supervision.

Driving
Daniel James Officer, 33, was sentenced to one year and one month's jail, disqualified from driving for nine months and ordered to pay $7804 reparation for receiving at Gore on December 17 and convicted and discharged for driving while forbidden the same day.

Sam Kenneth Gerring, 23, farm worker, of Waimatua, was sentenced to 40 hours' community work and disqualified for six months for driving while disqualified on May 23.

Kieren Garth Haggerty, 21, factory worker, of Woodlands, was sentenced to 80 hours' community work and disqualified for eight months for driving while under the influence of drink or a drug to such an extent so as to be incapable of having proper control of the vehicle on March 9.

Paul Stephen McGuire, 30, of Te Anau, was fined $400, disqualified for six months and ordered to not have any interest in a motor vehicle for 12 months for driving while disqualified on April 27.

Drink-driving
Aaron Wayne Gray, 40, was remanded on bail till July 13 for sentence for driving with a breath alcohol level of 804mcg on April 20.

Derrick Bruce Baird, 51: 657mcg on May 9. Sentenced to 100 hours' community work, nine months' supervision, disqualified for 10 months and ordered to have no interest in a vehicle for 12 months.

Darrel Raniera Thomas, hammer hand: 885mcg on April 1. Sentenced to four months' community detention, 250 hours' community work, 12 months' supervision and disqualified for one year and two months.

Tyson Tagamoa, 21, meatworker: 547mcg on April 28. Remanded on bail till June 1 for sentence.

John William Koro Whatuira, 41: 792mcg on April 23. Remanded on bail till July 13 for sentence.

Dane Richard William Purvis, 30: 517mcg on April 14. Sentenced to 50 hours' community work and disqualified for six months.

Jeremy Wohlers Turner, fisherman, of Longwood, was sentenced to 100 hours' community work and disqualified for one year and one month for driving with a blood alcohol level of 133mg at Riverton on April 20.

- The Southland Times

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