30 May 2015

Serial stalker's jail record amended

12:33 pm on 30 May 2015

A serial stalker has had a jail sentence reduced on appeal but it won't affect his release date.

Auckland High Court.

The High Court in Auckland Photo: RNZ

Glenn Green has more than 200 convictions for charges including criminal harassment and attempting to pervert the course of justice.

He won an appeal in the High Court this year overturning his convictions for breaching release conditions by writing to women.

A fourth breach for possessing gang regalia was upheld.

Crown prosecutor Mark Harborow opposed the appeal because Green had already served his jail sentence, but Justice Whata found that the wrong sentence should not remain as part of Green's record.

He replaced the one year sentence with one of three months.

The appeal will have no effect on how long Green spends in prison.

He was jailed in March for two years, after being found guilty of two charges of harassing a woman he had first contacted more than 20 years ago.

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