Archive for June, 2017

More sex charges against Canterbury man

June 30, 2017 | By More
More sex charges against Canterbury man

A company director has pleaded not guilty to a further seven sex charges involving two more victims, laid in the Christchurch District Court.

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Woman jailed for threats after Tinder date

June 29, 2017 | By More
Woman jailed for threats after Tinder date

A woman who began texting death threats after a Tinder date has been jailed for eight months.

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Waikuku ram-raid admitted by teenager

June 28, 2017 | By More
Waikuku ram-raid admitted by teenager

A 17-year-old has admitted charges of ram-raiding the Z Energy petrol station at Waikuku, stealing two Mazda cars last week, and attempting to burgle a Liquor Centre in June.

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Meth-fuelled taser-armed raider jailed

June 28, 2017 | By More
Meth-fuelled taser-armed raider jailed

A taser-wielding dairy raider – caught when the Opawa dairy owner and his wife fought back – can look forward to release from prison probably in 2021.

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Court hears of spiral into drug use and rape

June 28, 2017 | By More
Court hears of spiral into drug use and rape

A man who raped a drunk 15-year-old girl in a Linwood street found his life spiralled out of control and into drug use after his father was killed in a case that became a one-punch manslaughter.

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Prison treatment recommendation for sex offender

June 28, 2017 | By More
Prison treatment recommendation for sex offender

A 21-year-old sex offender with “complex psychological needs” has been sent to prison because the treatment options are limited.

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Teen raided girls’ school

June 27, 2017 | By More
Teen raided girls’ school

An 18-year-old youth has been released on supervision for his raid on bicycles and lockers at Rangi Ruru Girls’ School in Merivale.

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Charges over Queenstown mall melee

June 26, 2017 | By More
Charges over Queenstown mall melee

A 24-year-old Christchurch man must pay $3000 to two rivals he bashed unconscious with one punch each in an all-in New Year brawl at a Queenstown mall.

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Alleged burglar-caught-on-film denies charge

June 26, 2017 | By More
Alleged burglar-caught-on-film denies charge

A man allegedly filmed by the householder after burgling an Avonhead property has pleaded not guilty and chosen to have a jury trial.

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Teen car chase accused in custody

June 26, 2017 | By More
Teen car chase accused in custody

A 19-year old man has been remanded in custody after a cross-city police chase at the weekend.

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