Archive for January, 2018

Alleged shooter refused bail

January 22, 2018 | By More
Alleged shooter refused bail

Bail was refused for a 58-year-old man charged with shooting a woman in Bryndwr last week, when he applied to be released from custody at the Christchurch District Court today.

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Arrest in 14-month-old bank robbery case

January 22, 2018 | By More
Arrest in 14-month-old bank robbery case

Bail has been granted to a 31-year-old man with an armed bank robbery committed in Upper Riccarton 14 months ago.

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Woman claims she was forced into crime

January 22, 2018 | By More
Woman claims she was forced into crime

A woman says she was forced into crime by her ex-partner’s involvement with the Nomads gang.

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Local online scammer

January 19, 2018 | By More
Local online scammer

Those online scams aren’t only carried out by crooks in Nigeria and North Korea.

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Power grinder threat during domestic violence

January 19, 2018 | By More
Power grinder threat during domestic violence

A man threatened to rip off a woman’s face with a power grinder he had plugged in in her bedroom during nine nightmare days of domestic violence, the Christchurch District Court was told.

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Frying pan allegedly used in bashing

January 18, 2018 | By More
Frying pan allegedly used in bashing

Police allege a woman was strangled and bashed with a frying pan in a domestic assault which has led to a man being refused bail in a hearing at the Christchurch District Court.

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Christchurch woman admits online cheating

January 17, 2018 | By More
Christchurch woman admits online cheating

An online cheat is in custody awaiting sentencing after admitting a total of 19 charges.

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Doctor convicted on indecency charges

January 17, 2018 | By More
Doctor convicted on indecency charges

A 62-year-old Christchurch doctor evitably faces a “lengthy term of imprisonment” after his conviction on unlawful sexual connection and indecently assaulting male patients.

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Cannabis ‘researcher’ avoids jail term

January 16, 2018 | By More
Cannabis ‘researcher’ avoids jail term

A drug “researcher” whose suburban growing operation could have produced an estimated $109,000 of cannabis a year has avoided a jail term at his Christchurch District Court sentencing.

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Wall art at hostel leads to arrest

January 16, 2018 | By More
Wall art at hostel leads to arrest

A 35-year-old man’s “beautification” efforts at a Christchurch backpacker hostel were not appreciated. The repair bill is $500.

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