Matthew John Ratu, 34, was found guilty of burglary and money laundering when he appeared in the New Plymouth District Court yesterday.
The 34-year-old appeared before Judge Allan Roberts and a jury of five women and seven men during the two-day trial after allegedly stealing an Xbox, television and iPod from a house on Antonio St, Stratford, in December 2011.
Ratu will be sentenced in the New Plymouth District Court on April 30.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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