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Organised shoplifting accused held in custody

Organised shoplifting accused held in custody

Two Aranui mothers charged with being part of an organised shoplifting ring in Christchurch, Rangiora, and Ashburton have been remanded in custody.

August 11, 2017 | By More
No convictions over West Coast river crossing deaths

No convictions over West Coast river crossing deaths

A judge has allowed a tearful Michael Saunders to avoid convictions for the tragic West Coast river crossing that cost two lives in June last year.

August 11, 2017 | By More
Drug-affected babysitter raped six-year-old

Drug-affected babysitter raped six-year-old

A cannabis-affected 16-year-old youth sexually abused the six-year-old girl he was babysitting.

August 11, 2017 | By More
Sex offender’s world continues to shrink

Sex offender’s world continues to shrink

Gustafoham Harris’ world is steadily shrinking.

August 11, 2017 | By More
Offender’s ‘wake-up call’ was getting shot by police

Offender’s ‘wake-up call’ was getting shot by police

Murray James Allan realised he was lucky to be standing in the dock to be sentenced, after pulling an imitation pistol on the police and being shot in the face.

August 10, 2017 | By More
Tsunami alert burglaries ‘no coincidence’ – judge

Tsunami alert burglaries ‘no coincidence’ – judge

A judge has rejected burglar Michael Taui Wetere’s claim that it was “coincidence” that he burgled Christchurch businesses in the hours after the Kaikoura earthquake.

August 9, 2017 | By More
Promise from mother delivered at sentencing

Promise from mother delivered at sentencing

A woman who injured her two-year-old son has now promised a judge that she will be a good mother – and her second child is due in October.

August 9, 2017 | By More
$60,000 blackmail bid admitted

$60,000 blackmail bid admitted

A man has admitted the $60,000 blackmailing of a man he called a paedophile, and posting comments on social media groups about him.

August 9, 2017 | By More
Child sex abuse porn offender admits stop outside school

Child sex abuse porn offender admits stop outside school

An Internet child sex abuse pornography offender has admitted parking outside a school for six minutes while serving his home detention sentence.

August 9, 2017 | By More
Security guard burglar gets another chance for home detention

Security guard burglar gets another chance for home detention

A security guard who stole $179,000 from a cash machine and buried most of it in his garden will be given another two months to find an address where he might be allowed to serve home detention.

August 8, 2017 | By More

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