GROGAN - Shane Bruce - 16/11/15
Under section 21(1) of the Parole Act 2002
Shane Bruce GROGAN
Hearing: 16 November 2015- at NZPB Head Office via AVL to (withheld)
Members of the Board:
Judge Henwood (Panel Convenor)
Ms G Hughes
Mr G Crowley
DECISION OF THE BOARD
1. Shane Bruce Grogan appears before the Board for consideration of parole. He is serving a sentence for some unusual offending being mixed offending, theft ex-dwelling and also promising to marry women and taking property from their houses.
2. He has got pages of convictions for a mixed type of offending but nothing extremely serious and no serious violence. He has now done the SRP and he has commenced (withheld) counselling. So he is on the road to recovery. He also has support from (withheld), who has written to the Board, and who intends to offer him a solid address and some solid support. So it would seem this is the safest way to release him, as his sentence expires mid-way through next year on 1 July 2016.
3. He has undertaken to do a drug and alcohol programme in the community and to remain abstinent while he is on conditions and therefore we have, on balance, reached the conclusion that he, if he complies with his Parole conditions, he will not be an undue risk to the safety of the community.
4. He will be released on (withheld) December. He will attend and complete any recommended intervention for substance abuse, as maybe directed and to the satisfaction of the Probation Officer. A drug and alcohol programme maybe CADS or CARE New Zealand or other programmes. To undertake an assessment for treatment and programmes to address his offending as directed by the Probation Officer. Standard and special conditions for six months past the sentence end date.
(1) To reside at (withheld) and not to move from that address
(2) To attend and complete any recommended intervention for substance abuse as may be directed by and to the satisfaction of the Probation Officer.
(3) To undertake any other assessment, treatment or programme to address offending as may be directed by and to the satisfaction of the Probation Officer.
(4) Not to have contact or otherwise associate with the victims of your offending, directly or indirectly, unless you have the prior written consent of your Probation Officer.
(5) Not to possess or consume alcohol or illicit drugs.