Mistrial declared

09:17, Sep 08 2015

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.

Note: In Invercargill District Court on July 14, 2014, Jonathan Kidd was subsequently found not guilty on the charge of possessing cannabis for supply.


The Southland Times