Name suppression has been lifted on a childcare worker who has admitted importing methamphetamine into New Zealand.
Haley Carol Jacobs, 37, appeared today in the Christchurch District Court, where defence counsel Bridget Ayrey said she was not applying to continue a name suppression order.
Kathy Basire, representing the New Zealand Customs Service, asked Judge David Holderness to withdraw one charge, and Jacobs pleaded to guilty to a representative charge that said she imported the class A drug several times from South Africa from January 1 to July 24 last year.
Eight grams of methamphetamine from South Africa was sent to Jacobs' address, but the package, containing four plastic bags inside a CD case, was intercepted by customs officers at the International Mail Centre in Auckland.
Her home was searched and drug paraphernalia and eight empty point bags containing methamphetamine residue were found.
Judge Holderness remanded Jacobs on bail to November 20, and asked for a pre-sentence report to assess the suitability for a home-detention sentence.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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