Mother and son jailed

Wanganui Chronicle - - Front Page -

The Christchurch bar man­ager who ar­ranged for her work­place to be robbed twice last year has been jailed. Joanne Smith was sen­tenced in the Christchurch Dis­trict Court yes­ter­day to six years three months. As well as the two rob­beries of the Fitz Sports Bar, Smith took part in the rob­bery of the Law Courts Ho­tel in Dunedin with her son Joshua Smith. He was sen­tenced to five years’ jail when he ap­peared along­side his mother yes­ter­day . Al­most $80,000 was stolen in the two raids on the Fitz Sports Bar in July and Oc­to­ber last year.

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