Archive for February, 2017

Life-long scarring for man bitten by prowler

February 28, 2017 | By More
Life-long scarring for man bitten by prowler

A Woolston man will have facial scarring for life after he was bitten by a prowler he found outside his home.

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Jail for ‘dumb’ burglary

February 27, 2017 | By More
Jail for ‘dumb’ burglary

Graeme Richard Brand’s “pretty dumb burglary” has brought him a 13-month jail sentence.

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Two deny prison riot charges

February 27, 2017 | By More
Two deny prison riot charges

Two inmates have pleaded not guilty to a charge of rioting in the Christchurch Men’s Prison in November.

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Former girlfriend stabbed in throat

February 26, 2017 | By More
Former girlfriend stabbed in throat

A 68-year-old man has admitted stabbing a former girlfriend in the throat, and leaving her alone to call an ambulance.

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Community work for charity box theft

February 26, 2017 | By More
Community work for charity box theft

Community work has been imposed on a teenager who stole a Cure Kids charity box from a central Christchurch hotel and spent the money on food at McDonalds.

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129 body-building drug charges admitted

February 24, 2017 | By More
129 body-building drug charges admitted

A 30-year-old Cashmere man has admitted 129 charges involving body building drugs and now faces a likely jail term.

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Date set for doctor’s trial

February 24, 2017 | By More
Date set for doctor’s trial

A new charge was laid in court today against Dr Rakesh Chawdhry, who then pleaded not guilty to two charges of indecent assaults on male clients.

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Judge finds that man imported 6kg of cocaine

February 23, 2017 | By More
Judge finds that man imported 6kg of cocaine

A judge has ruled that a Christchurch man imported 6kg of the class A drug cocaine into New Zealand.

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Knife-point robbery of book shop admitted

February 23, 2017 | By More
Knife-point robbery of book shop admitted

A St Albans man has admitted the remarkable $42 armed robbery of a second-hand bookshop, but disputes the facts about the knife-point hold-up.

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Woman thought mail thefts were ‘funny’

February 22, 2017 | By More
Woman thought mail thefts were ‘funny’

An unemployed 34-year-old Christchurch woman has been granted name suppression after admitting stealing mail from 104 letterboxes across Canterbury.

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