Stockton shooting murder: former bikie and alleged getaway driver charged with murder

By Sam Rigney
Updated December 16 2021 - 5:54am, first published 5:30am
LINKED: Detectives seized a vehicle allegedly used in the shooting at Waratah last month. Former high-ranking bikie Stephen John Garland has now been charged with murder and more than 100 drug supply offences.

DETECTIVES investigating the alleged execution-style shooting of Stockton woman Stacey Klimovitch have charged a third man with murder.



Sam Rigney

Court Reporter

Sam began his Newcastle Herald career as a night police reporter in 2011. He is an experienced court reporter who has won two national court reporting awards, including the Kennedy Award for Outstanding Court Reporting for his coverage of the Hunter's worst serial rapist. Before working at the Herald, Sam was a sports journalist with the Maitland Mercury where he won awards for his coverage of the Newcastle Rugby League salary cap scandal. Sam is a Novocastrian born-and-bred.

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