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Custody remand on abduction charge

Custody remand on abduction charge

A 27-year-old Avonhead man has been remanded in custody charged with an attack on a woman in an early morning incident in Ilam.

September 21, 2018 | By More
Meth user was spending time with ‘dregs’

Meth user was spending time with ‘dregs’

A Christchurch man’s life spiralled out of control when he began using meth and associating with people a judge described as “dregs”.

September 21, 2018 | By More
Police decide against more serious charge in baby death case

Police decide against more serious charge in baby death case

Police have decided against laying a more serious charge after a baby died a year after an alleged bashing.

September 21, 2018 | By More
Name suppression lifts on Woodend murder accused

Name suppression lifts on Woodend murder accused

Name suppression has lifted on an 18-year-old who today denied the murder of a man whose body was found at a Woodend property early in July.

September 21, 2018 | By More
Agent gets home detention for $150,000 fraud

Agent gets home detention for $150,000 fraud

Home detention has been granted to a real estate agent who admitted a $149,094 fraud charge related to the Izone development in Rolleston.

September 20, 2018 | By More
Police accept fatal crash driver was not texting

Police accept fatal crash driver was not texting

Police have accepted that no cell phone was involved in a fatal head-on crash that killed a motorcyclist, but questions remain about whether the car driver black-out or dozed off.

September 20, 2018 | By More
Courts closed by staff strike

Courts closed by staff strike

Christchurch’s Justice Precinct was closed for the morning on Wednesday with court staff walking off the job for a two-hour strike in support of a wage claim.

September 19, 2018 | By More
Burglar who trashed houses jailed

Burglar who trashed houses jailed

A thief and burglar with a $600-a-day meth habit caused “maximum mess and destruction” as he raided homes, said the judge who jailed him for four years six months.

September 18, 2018 | By More
Woman admits robbery of elderly couple

Woman admits robbery of elderly couple

A 39-year-old woman has admitted the robbery of an elderly Papanui couple, in which police allege garden secateurs were used as a weapon.

September 17, 2018 | By More
Suppression for Ilam Road murder accused

Suppression for Ilam Road murder accused

Name suppression was granted when a 52-year-old Upper Riccarton man’s murder charge was called at the Christchurch District Court, to give time to tell people of his arrest.

September 17, 2018 | By More

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