Archive for December, 2016

Robbery charge over armed incident

December 31, 2016 | By More
Robbery charge over armed incident

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.

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High risk sex offender admits ESO breach

December 28, 2016 | By More
High risk sex offender admits ESO breach

A high risk sex offender has admitted cutting off his electronic monitoring bracelet in Nelson and going on the run.

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Suppression for Christmas Day murder accused

December 28, 2016 | By More
Suppression for Christmas Day murder accused

A 22-year-old woman charged with the murder of a man who was wounded at a house in Cashmere on Christmas Day has been granted name suppression.

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Police ‘sting’ catches out licensees

December 23, 2016 | By More
Police ‘sting’ catches out licensees

Canterbury police say they are “very disappointed” with the results of liquor licence testing with under-age customers being able to buy alcohol.

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Christmas in prison for courtroom outburst

December 22, 2016 | By More
Christmas in prison for courtroom outburst

A man’s outburst in court as a jury delivered guilty verdicts in a rape trial has landed him in jail over Christmas for contempt of court.

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Hunters still friends after accidental shooting

December 22, 2016 | By More
Hunters still friends after accidental shooting

Glen Royce Court remains good friends with the hunting companion he shot through the leg on July 3 near Lake Coleridge, in inland Canterbury.

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Tsunami burglary charge remand in custody

December 21, 2016 | By More
Tsunami burglary charge remand in custody

A 24-year-old man who allegedly burgled a home a family had evacuated because of the tsunami threat, was remanded in custody at the Christchurch District Court.

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Escaper said guard was ‘complacent’

December 21, 2016 | By More
Escaper said guard was ‘complacent’

A 25-year-old prisoner says he made a run for it when the security guard with him was being “complacent”.

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Repeat burglar ‘can’t go home’

December 21, 2016 | By More
Repeat burglar ‘can’t go home’

When 21-year-old Raniera Smyth finishes his prison term, he may go to Nelson to try to find work in the fishing industry because he’s not welcome to head home to the Gisborne area.

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Bail granted on drug allegations

December 19, 2016 | By More
Bail granted on drug allegations

Name suppression has lifted on one of the men arrested in a series of police raids on Head Hunters gang premises around Christchurch three weeks ago.

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