Shaun Verdun Te Kahu
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From the Southland Times 1st April 2009
An appeal against the sentence of a gang associate convicted of theft was upheld in the High Court at Invercargill yesterday. In December, Mongrel Mob associate Peter Anthony Teddy, 39, was sentenced, along with Mongrel Mob boss Shaun Te Kahu, for the the theft of a $25,000 Chevrolet pickup truck between April 19 and June 4 last year.
Teddy, who also pleaded guilty to charges of male assaults female, breach of protection order, possession of utensils for the consumption of cannabis, and breach of bail, was sentenced to two years' six months jail while Te Kahu was sentenced to two years three months' jail. The background of the theft charge was that Teddy had approached the owners of the pickup truck and told them a hit was to be carried out on them by the Mongrel Mob.
Teddy and Te Kahu then visited the pair, where Te Kahu requested a "gift". Shortly after, the truck was stolen, and Teddy contacted the pair to say Te Kahu had taken it and if they wanted it back they would have to pay some money. The truck was later found after police searched the Mongrel Mob headquarters on an unrelated matter.
Date of Birth
Threatened to kill and rape members of the Lawton family.
Also threatened them on national television in July 1999.
Injured an Invercargill woman with intent to cause grevious bodily harm in November 2004
Aggravated burglary, arson and wilful damage in June 2008
A number of other convictions for possession of cannabis and disorderly behaviour likely to cause violence to start
Intimidation and theft in June 2008
Currently at large
Three Strikes Status
Charles Te Kahu
Sentenced to Periodic Detention in 1999
Sentenced to just 2 years 9 months in January 2005
Sentenced to 2 years 3 months in December 2008
Sentenced to 5 years 9 months in November 2009
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