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Father and son convicted after wrecking yard search

Father and son convicted after wrecking yard search

A father and son have both been convicted of receiving a stolen Toyota Hilux worth $40,000, after a police search of a car wrecking yard in Yaldhurst in August.

April 1, 2014 | By More
Central city street robbery admitted

Central city street robbery admitted

Home and community detention has been ruled out for a man who has been in custody for more than two months charged with an early morning street robbery in central Christchurch.

April 1, 2014 | By More
Ryder assault case hearing delayed

Ryder assault case hearing delayed

A court session to settle jury trial arrangements for the man accused of bashing cricket international Jesse Ryder has been put off to April 24.

March 28, 2014 | By More
Red zone burglars ‘picking over carcass of the city’

Red zone burglars ‘picking over carcass of the city’

Red zone burglars were “picking over the carcass of what’s left of our city”, said a judge as he jailed an offender for 25 months.

March 28, 2014 | By More
Court hears of frightening incident for girl

Court hears of frightening incident for girl

A man’s joy at getting permanent work led to drinking and an incident at Riccarton where he lifted a 10-year-old girl off the ground.

March 28, 2014 | By More
Nail gun used as weapon

Nail gun used as weapon

A man who used a nail gun as a weapon was jailed for more than two years in the Christchurch District Court today.

March 26, 2014 | By More
Plates inserted in woman’s face after bashing outside club

Plates inserted in woman’s face after bashing outside club

A 27-year-old woman was thanked for her apology letter to her victim after a serious bashing outside the Woolston Club last September.

March 26, 2014 | By More
Synthetic cannabis seen as factor in bashing

Synthetic cannabis seen as factor in bashing

Synthetic cannabis was seen as contributing to an episode of “mindless behaviour” that led to three people being bashed – two of them with a hammer – in a drive-through queue at a food outlet early one morning.

March 26, 2014 | By More
Stay refused in Jesse Ryder assault case

Stay refused in Jesse Ryder assault case

A stay of proceedings has been refused for the man accused of assaulting cricket international Jesse Ryder outside a Merivale bar.

March 25, 2014 | By More
Court struggles to deal with farmer who made threats

Court struggles to deal with farmer who made threats

Oxford farmer All Means All has been found guilty on six charges of threatening to kill Prime Minister John Key and the courts now have the prickly problem of deciding what to do with him.

March 24, 2014 | By More

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