A man linked to the Mongrel Mob has described a tomahawk incident at the Riccarton Bus Lounge as “more of a family matter than a gang matter”.
A 54-year-old man’s unrealistic views about his sex offending against a 12-year-old girl have seen him jailed for 15 months at his Christchurch District Court sentencing.
Toddlers could be heard crying out for their mothers in internet child abuse videos found in the possession of a Christchurch father who has just avoided a prison term.
A 17-year-old has admitted stealing a charity box from the counter of the Ibis Hotel on Hereford Street, and damaging of a door at the Baby Factory on Riccarton Road.
A North Canterbury man charged with indecently assaulting a girl at an Alexandra school holiday programme has been banned from entering schools while on remand.
Seven years’ jail were imposed on a 22-year-old Christchurch man who had admitted three robberies involving six people.
A Yaldhurst man grabbed in a pre-dawn police raid has asked a judge to accept that a rifle found in a woodpile at his address may have been hidden there by a man who later shot him.
A grieving family told the court they were “not after vengeance” for their tragic loss of a two-year-old son killed in a motor accident, when the driver was sentenced today.
Canterbury police say they are “very disappointed” with the results of liquor licence testing with under-age customers being able to buy alcohol.
Police are seeking witnesses to a shooting incident overnight on October 31-November 1, 2016.
Canterbury Police are appealing for information after two men forced their way into a man’s home in Christchurch and threatened him with a gun.
The police are appealing for witnesses to a series of fires in Parklands.
A mum left court smarting after a judge called her “a shocking role model” for her 22-year-old daughter who was standing in the dock.
“Next time, if you pay for your meat, you can eat it.” Judge John Brandts-Giesen provides some basic advice to a shoplifter prosecuted in the Christchurch District Court.
Quote of the Week: “It’s ironic for her to claim she doesn’t like needles.”
A 22-year-old Templeton woman didn’t believe in half measures when she apparently needed a ride.
Earlier court news
A 17-year-old has been placed under total curfew at home with his parents after being charged with stealing a Cure Kids charity box.
A man charged with carjacking two tourists in Christchurch early on Monday has been granted a registrar’s remand at the Christchurch District Court.
Six inmates at Christchurch Men’s Prison have been charged with rioting over an incident in which four Corrections staff were allegedly attacked in November.
A judge has explained the dangers of mixing alcohol and an imitation firearm to an Aranui man who ended up in court after a confrontation with his neighbour.
The burglar who ransacked a family’s New Brighton home during the tsunami alert evacuation in November wants to meet the victims at a restorative justice conference.
A remand prisoner says he was threatened with a hiding by other inmates if he didn’t return to prison from attending his grandmother’s funeral with contraband hidden inside his body.
Name suppression has lapsed for a man accused of the screwdriver stabbing of a woman at her New Brighton home on December 30.
Bail was refused for a 24-year-old man charged with the armed robbery of a secondhand bookshop in Edgeware yesterday.
Police allege robbery was behind an armed incident in Bryndwr early on Thursday, in which a 25-year-old man was shot by an intruder.
A high risk sex offender has admitted cutting off his electronic monitoring bracelet in Nelson and going on the run.