Jonathan Down

Dodgy failed local body politician

I featured this ratbag some time ago…now the ratbag is before the courts again.

Unsuccessful Napier City Council candidate Stuart McLachlan has failed to appear in court on a charge of assault.

McLachlan, 67, was due to defend the charge yesterday in the Hastings District Court but did not show up.

Judge Jonathan Down issued a warrant for his arrest which was executed by police later in the day.  Read more »