Archive for March, 2016

Attack on child using ride at mall

March 31, 2016 | By More
Attack on child using ride at mall

A drunk man who assaulted a three-year-old girl who was on an amusement ride at a shopping mall has ended up in jail for 27 months.

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Long jail terms for rape of shy, drunk teen

March 31, 2016 | By More
Long jail terms for rape of shy, drunk teen

Two Punjabi men had a “grossly unreasonable” idea that a shy 17-year-old girl they had got drunk on vodka was consenting to sex, said the judge who imposed long jail sentences today.

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Adam Kearns bail bid delayed

March 30, 2016 | By More
Adam Kearns bail bid delayed

An application for release on bail for Adam Francis Murray Kearns, son of the so-called “Black Widow” Helen Milner, has been delayed to Friday.

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Four Springston robbery accused held in custody

March 28, 2016 | By More
Four Springston robbery accused held in custody

No bail was sought for four people charged over an alleged armed home invasion and robbery at Springston, south of Christchurch, and they have all been remanded in custody.

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Scam accused seeks dismissal of all charges

March 27, 2016 | By More
Scam accused seeks dismissal of all charges

The defence is applying to have charges dismissed against a woman charged with scamming elderly victims because of police inaction while she has been held in custody over the last three weeks.

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Custody remand for $91,850 fraud accused

March 27, 2016 | By More
Custody remand for $91,850 fraud accused

A 50-year-old Redwood man has been remanded in custody after appearing in court on 65 charges of obtaining money totalling $91,850 by deception.

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Jail for sex act with teen runaway

March 27, 2016 | By More
Jail for sex act with teen runaway

A 32-year-old homeless man has been jailed for over two years for a sex act with a 14-year-old runaway.

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Charges mount against Burnham man

March 27, 2016 | By More
Charges mount against Burnham man

Two more charges – including the theft of three firearms – have been laid against a Burnham 21-year-old who is already being held in custody on 40 charges.

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Adam Kearns faces drugged driving charge

March 24, 2016 | By More
Adam Kearns faces drugged driving charge

The son of Black Widow Helen Milner, Adam Francis Murray Kearns, has been charged with having drugs in his blood when he drove a car involved in a fatal crash in December.

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Prisoner tried to smuggle drugs after compassionate leave

March 24, 2016 | By More
Prisoner tried to smuggle drugs after compassionate leave

A remand prisoner with gang links who was given compassionate leave to visit a terminally ill uncle tried to smuggle synthetic cannabis back into Christchurch Men’s Prison when he returned.

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