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Bail has been granted to a Rangiora man three days after his arrest on drugs charges.
A woman who was doing sex work at a brothel in Christchurch while she was on home detention and wearing the required electronic bracelet has been jailed for two years six months.
A Somerfield man has admitted robbing a bus driver of about $200 cash in a late night incident on August 30.
No bail was sought for a Rangiora man charged with possession of drugs for supply, when he appeared in the Christchurch District Court.
Counsel for two robbery accused say the Crown has not proved beyond doubt that they were the men with masks and firearms who held up a Christchurch bar, but the Crown says its circumstantial case against them is strong.
A teenager has narrowly avoided a long remand in custody after admitting taking a parked excavator and drink-driving in it.
Two young men have admitted breaking into residential red zone properties and causing damage worth more than $426,000.
A sentence imposed on a man with a history of repeated attacks on the police has been criticised by the police as “manifestly inadequate”.
A man facing charges over an alleged stolen car “chop shop” has indicated he will plead not guilty.
Christchurch’s “pillow case” burglar has been jailed for five years for a series of raids on quake-abandoned houses.
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