German tourist fined for careless driving

Last updated 07:32 07/12/2012

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A German tourist in New Zealand on a working visa drove a campervan carelessly and injured her partner, Invercargill District Court was told last week.

Susanne Franziska Engldrecht appeared before Judge Kevin Phillips yesterday for driving carelessly causing injury on October 4.

She was fined $400 and disqualified from driving for six months.

While Engldrecht was driving a campervan on a straight piece of road, she drifted on to a gravel shoulder and the van rolled as she tried to regain control, the court was told.

Her partner, a passenger in the van, was injured but has made a full recovery.

Disorderly behaviour
Aaron Raymond Kahuroa, 23, was sentenced to 50 hours' community work for behaving in a disorderly manner on October 23.

Assault
Ricky Gordon David Hird, 28, was sentenced to nine months' supervision for assaulting a female on November 9.

Danielle Lee Pou, 18, was remanded on bail to February 12 for sentencing for assault on September 25 and November 14, and driving dangerously on September 30.

Luke Alan Lloyd was ordered to come up for sentence if called upon within six months for assaulting a female.

Shane Barry Hodges, 42, dairy worker, of Heddon Bush, was sentenced to 70 hours' community work and nine months' supervision for assaulting a female at Otautau on November 15.

Samuel Allan Walker, 23, mill hand, of Winton, was sentenced to 120 hours' community work and 12 months' supervision for assaulting a female at Winton on October 3.

Offensive weapon
Graham Leonard Cuff, 20, was sentenced to 120 hours' community work and ordered to pay $45 reparation for having an offensive weapon, namely a softball bat, with him in a public place without a reasonable excuse on September 24.

Lionel James Apanui Tuwairua, 30, was remanded in custody to December 19 after he admitted possessing an offensive weapon, namely a butcher's knife, in circumstances which showed an intention to use it to commit an offence involving bodily injury on October 28.

Intentional damage
Chea Whatarau-Foreman, 17, labourer, of West Plains, was sentenced to 80 hours' community work and ordered to pay $69 reparation for intentionally damaging a vehicle on November 15. The court was told he etched his name and the year into the pillar of a community work van.

Jordon Enosa Fuatavi, 21, was sentenced to 80 hours' community work and ordered to pay $1000 reparation for intentionally damaging a vehicle having no interest in that property and possessing an offensive weapon in a public place, namely a wooden pole, on August 12.

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Theft
Dwayne Brett Ashby, 22, was sentenced to six months' jail for stealing four packets of K2 synthetic cannabis, valued at $100, on September 18, possessing an airgun in public without a lawful purpose, knowing that a person had committed a crime of presenting an airgun at a person he received the gun in order to enable the person to avoid arrest, and breaching release conditions on November 16.

Janine Elizabeth Slowley, 32, was remanded on bail to February 15 after admitting two charges of stealing items, including lipstick and toiletries, from Farmers department store on October 30 and November 12, and burglary on November 13.

Breach
Daniel John Thompson, 33, was remanded on bail to February 12 for sentencing for breaching community work on July 19 and November 1.

Zane Bryson Horne, 19, was remanded on bail to February 12 for sentencing for breaching community work on October 12.

Steven Darrell Cossill, 21, was remanded in custody to December 4 for breaching release conditions on November 16.

Caroline Ranae Amataiti, 20, was convicted and discharged for breaching release conditions on October 31.

Matthew Allan Beker, 18, was sentenced to 40 hours' community work for breaching community work on October 11.

Tumai Rohe Taikawa Peni-Amine Kaahu Karetai, 25, was remanded on bail to February 12 for sentence for breaching community work on November 13.

Leroy Alan Bevin, 37, of Bluff, was sentenced to six months' jail for breaching a protection order on August 10 and October 5 and being unlawfully in a building on October 5.

Daniel Paul Prattley, 33, was sentenced to eight months' jail for breaching release conditions on November 8 and 15 and threatening to injure a person with intent to frighten on November 16. He was convicted and discharged for behaving in a disorderly manner on November 15.

Jonathan Rex Williams was convicted and discharged for breaching community work on October 16.

Damian Matthew Barr, 21, was sentenced to 40 hours' community work for breaching community work on November 10.

Ashley Jordan Cousins, 21, was remanded on bail to February 15 for breaching community work on October 29 and November 3.

Driving
Jason Charles Adamson, 19, was remanded on bail to February 8 for sentence for driving while disqualified on October 29.

Shannon Richard Henderson, 18, was remanded on bail to February 8 for sentence for driving while disqualified and giving an officer false details about his identity, on November 22.

Jacson Ron Fraser, 17, dairy farmer, of Northope, was sentenced to 40 hours' community work and disqualified for six months for driving dangerously at Winton on September 23.

Gerald Davis, 21, dairy worker, was sentenced to 60 hours' community work and disqualified for three months for driving while forbidden and unlawfully taking a vehicle on November 15.

Samuel David Richards, farmer, of Lumsden, was sentenced to 70 hours' community work and disqualified for six months for driving while disqualified at Lumsden on November 19.

Drink-driving
Jayde Rewi Henry, 19, was sentenced to 150 hours' community work, nine months' supervision and disqualified from driving for 10 months for driving with a breath alcohol level of 766mcg on November 10. He was convicted and discharged for driving carelessly.

Stacie-Leigh Watson, dairy worker, of Waikouro, was fined $500 and disqualified for six months for driving with a breath alcohol level of 509mcg on October 16.

Brian James Carroll, 50, of Lumsden, 732mcg at Lumsden on November 10. Fined $1400 and disqualified for one year and two months.

Jacqueline Marie McQueen, 41, 496mcg on November 24. Fined $500 and disqualified for six months.

Gregory Drew Titchmarsh, labourer, of Tussock Creek, 185mcg (under 20) at Lumsden on November 16. Sentenced to 100 hours' community work and disqualified for six months.

- The Southland Times

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