20 Jul 2012

Checkpoint Top Stories for Friday 20 July 2012

From Checkpoint, 5:00 pm on 20 July 2012

Two men involved in animal slaughter escape prison time; Dog killers' sentencing a joke, says the dogs' owner; Otago University not discussing alleged fraud,GP found guilty of prescribing drugs to a known addict;Quake cluster raises volcanic alert level on Mt Tongariro;Police search stream for weapon used in a shooting in 1976; Accountants found guilty; Neighbours upset at arrival of released criminal; More than a thousand Christchurch homeowners want their zones to be reviewed.