Mistrial declared

Last updated 09:06 11/10/2013

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The jury trial for a man accused of possessing cannabis for sale has been halted after Judge Christopher Field yesterday declared it a mistrial.

The jury trial for Jonathan Hilton Kidd, 37, started in the Invercargill District Court on Wednesday afternoon.

He had pleaded not guilty to possessing cannabis for the purpose of sale at Queenstown on February 21.

The reason for the mistrial was suppressed.

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- The Southland Times

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