Archive for April, 2015

Four arrests after Woolston house search

April 30, 2015 | By More
Four arrests after Woolston house search

A man is due in the Christchurch District Court today after a raid by armed police in Woolston yesterday.

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Roadside attacker ‘went nuts’ — judge

April 28, 2015 | By More
Roadside attacker ‘went nuts’ — judge

A judge said a 46-year-old Parklands man went “nuts” when he bashed unconscious a man who had stumbled into the vehicle he was driving.

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Four-year term for sex assaults on sleeping women

April 28, 2015 | By More
Four-year term for sex assaults on sleeping women

A 22-year-old Christchurch man has been jailed for four years for sexual assaults on two sleeping women.

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Three deny prison murder charges

April 24, 2015 | By More
Three deny prison murder charges

Three men charged with the murder in prison of Benton Marni Parata have pleaded not guilty at a pre-trial appearance in the High Court at Christchurch.

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More sex allegations against bus driver

April 23, 2015 | By More
More sex allegations against bus driver

Bail has been refused for a Christchurch bus driver who faced 17 more sex charges at an appearance in the Christchurch District Court today.

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No extra jail time for mobster

April 23, 2015 | By More
No extra jail time for mobster

A judge decided not to extend a jail term for the Mongrel Mob man who was being sentenced for unlawfully taking the car he later crashed, killing a 15-year-old passenger.

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Man told to keep out of police business

April 23, 2015 | By More
Man told to keep out of police business

A 20-year-old has been told to mind his own business when the police are going about theirs — and jailed for 10 months.

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Jail for sex industry stabbing

April 23, 2015 | By More
Jail for sex industry stabbing

One of the youngest people placed on the methadone programme at a Christchurch rehabilitation centre has been jailed for over four years for stabbing a man in a sex industry fracas last May.

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Further psychiatric report ordered in road rage case

April 23, 2015 | By More
Further psychiatric report ordered in road rage case

A psychiatric report on a man’s fitness to stand trial has been ordered in a case involving allegations over a violent road rage incident in North Canterbury.

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‘I have done some very bad things, Dad’

April 23, 2015 | By More
‘I have done some very bad things, Dad’

Manson Antonievic wrote from prison to his father: “I am always thinking about things that aren’t right, and obsessing constantly about murdering chicks.”

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