No bail for fa­ther and son fac­ing bur­glary charges

Matamata Chronicle - - News - By NI­COLA STE­WART

A Mata­mata fa­ther and son are fac­ing bur­glary charges af­ter they al­legedly broke into a Camp­bell Road prop­erty that had re­cently been dam­aged by fire.

Michael Mel­gers, 55, and Nathan Mel­gers, 28, were de­nied bail when they ap­peared in the Mor­rinsville District Court last week.

Michael also ap­peared on a sec­ond bur­glary charge in re­la­tion to the al­leged theft of 60kg of pota­toes from a farm shed. Both men were on bail at the time of the al­leged of­fences and Judge D C Ruth said they had shown ‘‘bla­tant dis­re­gard’’ for their pre­vi­ous bail con­di­tions.

The were re­manded in cus­tody un­til their next court ap­pear­ance on June 20.

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