Archive for January, 2015

Man admits threatening to kill govt officials

January 29, 2015 | By More
Man admits threatening to kill govt officials

A 50-year-old Upper Riccarton man has admitted threatening government officials, including putting his victim’s heads on poles, or seeing that another victim was “pumped full of bullets”.

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Opportunist Court House escaper jailed

January 28, 2015 | By More
Opportunist Court House escaper jailed

A prisoner who found an unlocked door in the Christchurch Court House and made his escape out of the front door was jailed today on charges of escaping from custody, resisting police, and aggravated burglary.

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Second man admits Jesse Ryder assault

January 28, 2015 | By More
Second man admits Jesse Ryder assault

One of the men involved in the injuring of cricketer Jesse Ryder pleaded guilty to a charge of assault with intent to injure in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Court halted by restorative justice issues

January 27, 2015 | By More
Court halted by restorative justice issues

Christchurch’s main police court came to a halt this morning over restorative justice issues.

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Last chance for ‘menace’ who must stay away from children

January 27, 2015 | By More
Last chance for ‘menace’ who must stay away from children

A last chance was given to a woman previously branded a “menace” and banned from being near children, in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Stabbing in gang confrontation admitted

January 27, 2015 | By More
Stabbing in gang confrontation admitted

A Woolston man has admitted a stabbing in an incident outside McDonalds in Linwood that added to fears of rising gang tensions in Christchurch.

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Office administrator admits frauds

January 26, 2015 | By More
Office administrator admits frauds

A 34-year-old Kaiapoi office administrator for two companies pleaded guilty to 16 charges of fraud in the Christchurch District Court.

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Threats to government officials alleged

January 26, 2015 | By More
Threats to government officials alleged

The name of an Upper Riccarton man, and the details of the threats he allegedly sent by email to government officials, have been suppressed in the Christchurch District Court.

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‘Black Widow’s’ son admits drugs and firearm charges

January 26, 2015 | By More
‘Black Widow’s’ son admits drugs and firearm charges

The son “Black Widow” Helen Milner admitted three drugs and firearms charges, after nine other charges were withdrawn in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Firms pay out over archaeological breach

January 22, 2015 | By More
Firms pay out over archaeological breach

Two companies who mistakenly destroyed an archaeological site in Redcliffs have been convicted and discharged because of donations, and the processes they have put in place so no further breaches will occur.

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