Gavin Troy Smith
Gavin Troy Smith pleaded guilty to one charge of sexual violation by rape and was sentenced by Judge McNaughton in the District Court at Gisborne on 30 June 2009 to six years’ imprisonment.
Two previous convictions for sexual offences, indecent assault and sexual intercourse with a girl under 16. The appellant has a troubling history of violence towards women. In 1989 he was convicted of sexual intercourse with a girl under sixteen. He has four convictions for male assaults female in 1991, 1993, 2005 and 2006, two convictions for common assault (domestic) in 1994 and 2000 and for indecent assault of a female aged 12 to 16 years in 2000. The appellant has numerous other convictions between 1986 and 2007 which include a conviction for aggravated assault in 1988.
Date of Birth
1961 (D.O.B. is approximate)
Three Strikes Status
Sentenced to six years in June 2009
Unsuccessfully appealed this sentence in October 2009
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