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Stolen bike wheel changed everything

Stolen bike wheel changed everything

A stolen bicycle wheel meant life changed instantly and permanently for arborist 46-year-old Wayne Scothern, and for homeless 37-year-old Christopher Stone.

May 26, 2017 | By More
Reformed addict granted home detention

Reformed addict granted home detention

A Nelson mother has been granted home detention after a noticeable change of attitude since she menaced a Christchurch drug dealer who had sold rock salt instead of crystal meth.

May 26, 2017 | By More
Man jailed for injuries to baby

Man jailed for injuries to baby

A man who tried to force feed, and then shook a five-month-old baby, has been sent to jail.

May 25, 2017 | By More
Woman’s community work effort was a fake

Woman’s community work effort was a fake

A Christchurch woman’s “better effort” at doing her community work was an illusion – she had someone else doing it in her place.

May 25, 2017 | By More
More years in jail for determined burglar

More years in jail for determined burglar

A repeat burglar sentenced to 25 of the last 27 years in jail now faces nearly six more years after his latest sentencing in the Christchurch District Court.

May 24, 2017 | By More
Armed robber gets a hug from woman victim

Armed robber gets a hug from woman victim

The woman victim of a “mindless” secondhand bookshop robbery hugged the knife-wielding robber after meeting him before his sentencing and hearing his face-to-face apology.

May 24, 2017 | By More
Bank robber-on-a-bike pleads guilty

Bank robber-on-a-bike pleads guilty

Brent James Atkinson has admitted being Christchurch’s balaclava-wearing robber-on-a-bike.

May 24, 2017 | By More
Man tried to sell stolen war medals

Man tried to sell stolen war medals

An unemployed Christchurch man tried to sell stolen war medals worth $2000 at a pawn shop.

May 23, 2017 | By More
Bail again refused over shooting incident

Bail again refused over shooting incident

A third bail application has been refused for a 24-year-old man allegedly shot in the face by the police in an incident in Woolston in February.

May 23, 2017 | By More
North Canterbury man criticised over sexual encounters

North Canterbury man criticised over sexual encounters

A judge has criticised the actions of a North Canterbury businessman, but has acquitted him of two charges alleging the sexual violation of an intellectually disabled man.

May 22, 2017 | By More

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