A Whangarei man charged with
arson after a house fire in Purua, north of Whangarei, last
year, has been remanded in custody.
Warren Trevor Bath (aka Tomlin), 51, appeared in the
Whangarei District Court on Tuesday on a charge of arson
after a house on Irvine Rd at Purua was allegedly set alight
between February 22 and 23, 2012, while the owner was
overseas. The house was destroyed by the fire.
Bath also faced several charges on an unrelated matter,
including two charges of making an intimate recording (one of
these is a representative charge); one representative charge
of publishing an intimate recording; and two charges of
possession of an intimate recording (one of these is a
Bail was not applied for and Judge Duncan Harvey remanded
Bath in custody until February 3, but gave leave to apply for
bail with 24 hours notice to the court.