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Man admits rape of drunk teenager

Man admits rape of drunk teenager

A 22-year-old has admitted raping a drunk 15-year-old girl in the bushes of a property in Linwood, after she got off a bus and became separated from her friends.

May 17, 2017 | By More
Injuring charge admitted

Injuring charge admitted

A 52-year-old man has admitted charges of intentionally injuring and helping to conceal evidence, just ahead of the beginning of his trial in the High Court at Christchurch.

May 17, 2017 | By More
Violent pizza shop robbery charge dropped

Violent pizza shop robbery charge dropped

Police have had to drop the charge against a man they accused of the violent robbery of a Bishopdale pizza shop after his alibi checked out.

May 16, 2017 | By More
Husband’s assault ‘destroyed family’

Husband’s assault ‘destroyed family’

A wife said her husband’s attack with a piece of wood destroyed her whole family, and left her with scars for the rest of her life.

May 15, 2017 | By More
Arrest after seven months hiding from police

Arrest after seven months hiding from police

A man who has allegedly been on the run from police since October has been arrested on charges of kidnapping, serious assault, and threatening to kill.

May 15, 2017 | By More
Screwdriver robbery accused stays in custody

Screwdriver robbery accused stays in custody

No bail was sought for a 23-year-old Leeston man who was allegedly caught on camera using a large screwdriver to rob an Islington service station.

May 12, 2017 | By More
Rifle accidentally fired

Rifle accidentally fired

A Kaiapoi man who accidentally fired a rifle in the carpark of Gun City was left shaken – and so was the owner of the car he shot.

May 12, 2017 | By More
State of the world prompted vandalism spree

State of the world prompted vandalism spree

A man who told police he was depressed about Waitangi Day, Donald Trump, and the world, admitted he and his brother caused over $3000 damage to eight cars and a trailer in February.

May 11, 2017 | By More
More charges likely against armed robbery accused

More charges likely against armed robbery accused

Police say more charges are likely against an Ilam man who is now accused of robbing two Canterbury pubs, and a double shooting at Rolleston.

May 11, 2017 | By More
High-flyer’s illegal drugs business ends in jail

High-flyer’s illegal drugs business ends in jail

Joshua Francis Townshend’s high-flying lifestyle has come crashing down.

May 10, 2017 | By More

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