Story: Dishonesty crime

Stolen property

Stolen property

Constable Paul Sullivan surveys stolen property recovered in a series of raids on three houses and a Wellington business in August 1995. The haul included more than $60,000 of whiteware and electrical goods stolen over the previous five years. Many stolen goods enter the second-hand market.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1995/3519
Photograph by Craig Simcox

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Carl Walrond, 'Dishonesty crime - Burglary and theft', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/31178/stolen-property (accessed 25 September 2020)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 2 Nov 2018 with assistance from Greg Newbold