New Zealand Police v Pearce [2017] NZDC 10582

Published 13 September 2017

Sentencing — burglary — use of a document. The defendant entered room at two motels and took from them items including bank cards and identification. The defendant used the stolen bank cards to obtain $88 worth of property and to put credit on her cellphone. The defendant had a substantial history of offending which incurred an uplift in the defendant's sentence. The defendant was sentenced to two years' imprisonment. Judgment Date: 22 May 2017.