New Zealand Police v Jason Bust [2016] NZDC 4391

Published 20 September 2016

Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015 — sentencing.The defendant was sentenced to six months’ imprisonment for breaching the Harmful Digital Communications Act. The breach was by sending threatening text messages to the complainant in relation to an alleged drug debt. Concurrent sentences were given for drug offending, driving while disqualified and breaching community work. An additional release condition was imposed, that the defendant not contact or associate with the complainant.