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Man admits attack on High Court witness

Man admits attack on High Court witness

A man who attacked a witness who had just given evidence against his stepfather in the Christchurch High Court has been remanded on bail for sentencing after admitting three charges.

May 9, 2017 | By More
14-year 6-month term for cocaine importation

14-year 6-month term for cocaine importation

Thirty-four-year-old Lee Dixon has begun a 14-year 6-month jail term for importing cocaine that would have been worth up to $2.4 million on the streets, while he was on home detention.

May 9, 2017 | By More
Driver sentenced for Canterbury leg of chase

Driver sentenced for Canterbury leg of chase

An Invercargill 20-year-old has been given 80 hours of community work for the Canterbury leg of his 720km South Island journey that involved three police pursuits.

May 8, 2017 | By More
Custody remand for arson accused

Custody remand for arson accused

A woman charged with setting fire to the Christchurch flat she lived in, has been remanded in custody so she can find a suitable address for bail.

May 8, 2017 | By More
Fraudster in custody ahead of sentencing

Fraudster in custody ahead of sentencing

Convicted fraudster Ann-Marie Kathrine Smith will spend 11 days in custody ahead of her Christchurch District Court sentencing, after failing to appear on Wednesday.

April 29, 2017 | By More
Trio deny ecstasy importation

Trio deny ecstasy importation

Three foreign visitors have denied involvement in a 5kg drug importation intercepted at Christchurch International Airport three weeks ago.

April 28, 2017 | By More
Jail looms for young robbers, judge warns

Jail looms for young robbers, judge warns

A youth offender will serve an adult jail sentence for two armed raids on the Woolston Night and Day store, after a judge sent a public message about the repeated robberies.

April 28, 2017 | By More
Convicted fraudster shows up

Convicted fraudster shows up

Convicted fraudster Ann-Marie Kathrine Smith has made an appearance at the Christchurch District Court office a day after a warrant was issued for her arrest because of a sentencing no-show.

April 27, 2017 | By More
Teen captured by public during robbery attempt

Teen captured by public during robbery attempt

A teenager who was captured while attempting to rob the Campus Corner Dairy in Upper Riccarton has been jailed for one year ten months.

April 27, 2017 | By More
16 years’ jail for long term abuse of woman

16 years’ jail for long term abuse of woman

A man left his sentencing grinning and clapping after being jailed for 16 years on 17 charges including rape, injuring, and assaulting an Italian woman.

April 27, 2017 | By More

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