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Suppression on Lincoln sexual assault charge

Suppression on Lincoln sexual assault charge

An 18-year-old has been granted name suppression on a charge of assault with intent to commit rape at Lincoln University.

October 10, 2017 | By More
Visiting driver caused $145,000 damage

Visiting driver caused $145,000 damage

The court will count on the good intentions of a German visitor to pay for some of the $145,000 damage he did in a head-on crash when he veered across State Highway 73 near Springfield.

October 9, 2017 | By More
Lawyer punched at the Court House

Lawyer punched at the Court House

An offender punched a duty lawyer at the Christchurch Court House when he was told he was too drunk to appear in court.

October 6, 2017 | By More
Drugs, firearm found after arrest fracas

Drugs, firearm found after arrest fracas

A man who jammed an arresting police officer’s elbow in his door, and repeatedly tried to avoid arrest, pleaded guilty to seven charges in the Christchurch District Court.

October 6, 2017 | By More
An ‘execution’ in Methland

An ‘execution’ in Methland

A jury took two-and-a-half hours to reject Peter John Carroll’s account of the death of Marcus Luke Tucker – that the assault with a fearsome metal steering lock was just Tucker being taught a lesson.

October 5, 2017 | By More
Cannabis growing charge

Cannabis growing charge

A Bishopdale man has been charged with cultivating cannabis after firefighters were called to a Stanmore Road property because water was coming out of the house.

October 5, 2017 | By More
Murder trial jury retires

Murder trial jury retires

The jury retired at 11.40am to consider its verdict in the trial of Peter John Carroll, charged with the April 2016 murder of Marcus Luke Tucker, whose bashed and burnt body was found near Lake Ellesmere.

October 5, 2017 | By More
Case marks big jump in workplace accident fines

Case marks big jump in workplace accident fines

A Rangiora firm has been hit hard by the new workplace safety legislation, with a fine, reparations and costs totalling almost $180,000 imposed for a woman employee’s fall.

October 4, 2017 | By More
Optimism for future of shaken baby

Optimism for future of shaken baby

An eight-month-old baby may make a full recovery from being shaken by his father, who has begun a home detention sentence at his parents’ home on Wednesday.

October 4, 2017 | By More
Teenagers jailed for robberies

Teenagers jailed for robberies

Two 19-year-olds were sentenced to over four years’ prison for their part in an armed robbery of a dairy in Templeton in 2016.

October 4, 2017 | By More

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