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  •   Home > News > Law and Order

    A Christchurch judge is criticising a police investigation into the theft of thousands of dollars from more than 150 parking meters

    A Christchurch judge is criticising a police investigation into the theft of thousands of dollars from more than 150 parking meters


    Brent Davie faces a year in prison, after breaking into up to 40 parking meters over three-months from January last year - stealing at least 20-thousand dollars.

    Judge Kevin Phillips told the Christchurch District Court yesterday, the police case fell well short of proving the 46-year-old is responsible for breaking into a total 178 parking meters.

    He says from the evidence provided, Davie is a skilled thief - and police investigated the case very badly.

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