Prolific stalker remains in custody

The country's most prolific stalker will remain in custody after allegations of six breaches of his release conditions in just 12 days.

Glenn Green, who uses several aliases, was released from prison last month after completing a 30-month sentence for criminal harassment but the Parole Board conceded he was still a danger to the public.

It imposed 17 restrictive conditions upon his release and after less than two weeks of freedom Green was back behind bars.

He appeared in Manukau District Court on June 16 on six charges of breaching those conditions and was declined bail by Judge Gerard Winter.

The case came before the High Court at Auckland this morning with Green appealing against that decision.

The allegations involved him starting a relationship with someone without informing his probation officer and possessing gang regalia.

Justice Mark Woolford declined bail and rejected an application to allow the media report further details of the proceedings.

Green suffers from erotomania - believing someone, usually a stranger or high-profile person, is in love with them.

His 26-year criminal history featured more than 200 convictions, 29 of which were for breaching protection orders.

At a previous appeal in 2012, Justice Christopher Allan described Green as "invasive, persistent and predatory".

The judge was concerned the stalker's behaviour had escalated to the point where he had started targeting vulnerable young women who had no knowledge of him.

Green will appear in Manukau District Court later this week before a judge-alone trial later this year.

- By Rob Kidd of APNZ

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