Chinese tourist Jing Cao prosecution supporting information

UN444 made this Official Information request to New Zealand Police

Response to this request is long overdue. By law New Zealand Police should have responded by now (details and exceptions). You can complain to the Ombudsman.

From: UN444

Dear New Zealand Police,

Request for Information – Official Information and Privacy Acts

Under the provisions of the Official Information and Privacy Acts, I request the following information from the NZ Police

5 year old Ruby Marris car accident case

1. Police crash investigation report
2. Any independent crash investigation report
3. Any independent report on child seat restraint failure
4. Other specific information relating to:
a. Make, model and type of child seat restraint used for both Ruby Marris and her sister positioned behind the passenger and driver seats respectively
b. Car child seat harness points , either original manufacture or 3rd party install
5. Police prosecution evidence presented at trail

Happy to receive a call to clarify intentions of specific information requested.

Information received via email in PDF format will be most appreciated

Thank you for your time and assistance

Yours faithfully,

S Plummer

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From: KELLEY, Alexander (Chris)
New Zealand Police

Dear S Plummer,

 

I acknowledge receipt of your information request dated 01.05.16 received
by Police via the fyi website.

 

The request has been forwarded to this office for a response.

 

In order to satisfy myself that you meet the eligibility requirements
pursuant to Section 12 of the Official Information 1982, I request that
you provide information that you are a New Zealand citizen or permanent
resident or are in New Zealand, such as an address or email or phone
number on which I could contact you to confirm your eligibility.

 

You have requested information relating to a Police file in respect of a
fatal vehicle crash which includes personal information and circumstances
of the parties involved in this incident.  Police has not yet had an
opportunity to review the information it holds as to whether there are
interests that require protection from disclosure but, in respect of
personal information about third parties (including any deceased person),
it is likely to be withheld or redacted in the absence of authorisation
from the parties involved that their information may be released to you
and, specifically, via the fyi website, or in the absence of some other
reason you provide that might indicate a public interest in disclosure to
you outweighs any privacy interest.

 

You may consider it is more appropriate that the response to your request
on this occasion is sent to your private physical or email address.  If no
personal or sensitive information is to be released, Police will respond
via the fyi website; otherwise, Police will seek your preferred address.

 

I note that you have requested a Police Crash Investigation Report. 
Pursuant to section 211 of the Land Transport Act 1998, a prescribed fee
of $56.00 is payable for this report.  Please confirm you are prepared to
pay this amount.  Please be aware that information may need to be redacted
from this report.

 

Chris Kelley

OIA & Privacy Act Requests

Southern Police DHQ – Dunedin

03 471 4811 or [email address]

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subject to the provisions of section 50 of the Policing Act 2008, which
creates an offence to have unlawful possession of Police property. If you
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From: KELLEY, Alexander (Chris)
New Zealand Police

Dear S Plummer,

 

I acknowledge receipt of your information request dated 01.05.16 received
by Police via the ‘fyi website’.

 

I write further to my interim reply dated 05.05.16 and my request for
confirmation details.

 

In the absence of confirmation as to eligibility to make this request in
accordance with Section 12 of the Official Information Act 1982, Police
will not respond to this request.

 

If you are not satisfied with my response to your request you are entitled
to complain to the Ombudsman in Wellington.

 

If you wish to contact me or provide the confirmation I seek,  please
contact me as per details below.

 

Chris Kelley

OIA & Privacy Act Requests

Southern Police DHQ – Dunedin

03 471 4811.

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WARNING

The information contained in this email message is intended for the
addressee only and may contain privileged information. It may also be
subject to the provisions of section 50 of the Policing Act 2008, which
creates an offence to have unlawful possession of Police property. If you
are not the intended recipient of this message or have received this
message in error, you must not peruse, use, distribute or copy this
message or any of its contents.

Also note, the views expressed in this message may not necessarily reflect
those of the New Zealand Police. If you have received this message in
error, please email or telephone the sender immediately

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From: UN444

Dear KELLEY, Alexander (Chris),

Please cancel this request. Managed to obtain all the required information from a less protective of the facts Govt organisation.

What was discovered was a little shocking - The death was a result of likely child restrain system failure. Never investigated by police at the time (or even covered up). This directly contributed to the death. (correctly fitted - no death would have occurred). Note: The child restraint system used for the 7 year old passenger is NOT legal in Australia and incorrectly used.

A same rear passenger restraint failure resulting death would have likely occurred if the station-wagon traveling in carelessly left the road hitting a tree or bank head on. Q: Would the same sentence have been sought by prosecutors - applied to the parent driving the car if in a dangerous manner. No?

Jing Cao sentenced for 18 months and 60K in restorative justice , was most likely a result of a public lynching, not justice served. Confirmed when comparing other similar sentences . Chinese national Jieling Xiao

Jing Cao could not even appeal with these new facts for fear of being beaten in prison - result of likely more media articles to incite public outcry - violence in prison

SP

Yours sincerely,

UN444

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