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Woman convicted over drug deal reprisal

Woman convicted over drug deal reprisal

A judge has found a woman guilty of holding a taser up to a drug dealer’s face, after a bogus drug deal the week before.

March 8, 2017 | By More
Christchurch man charged with blackmail

Christchurch man charged with blackmail

A New Brighton man has been remanded on a blackmail charge of threatening to disclose historic sexual offending by another man unless he was paid $40,000.

March 8, 2017 | By More
Trial hears of alleged reprisal over bad drugs

Trial hears of alleged reprisal over bad drugs

A woman denies holding a taser to a drug dealer’s face in what the Crown alleges was a reprisal for a drug deal gone wrong.

March 8, 2017 | By More
Theft victim drove car into offender, Crown alleges

Theft victim drove car into offender, Crown alleges

A Christchurch man has told a jury he had no idea he had driven his car into the man who had just stolen the wheel of his bicycle, breaking his leg.

March 7, 2017 | By More
Conwoman continues fight for suppression

Conwoman continues fight for suppression

An accomplished con-woman has been given an extra two weeks to sort out the grounds why she should be allowed name suppression, while she awaits sentencing on two fraud charges.

March 7, 2017 | By More
Pedalling drugs

Pedalling drugs

A 46-year-old was already on bail when police tried to stop his vehicle in early March, and they signalled him to pull over by using the patrol car’s lights and sirens.

March 6, 2017 | By More
Delay for Justice and Emergency Service project

Delay for Justice and Emergency Service project

Completion of Christchurch’s $300 million Justice and Emergency Services precinct has been delayed for months, with the centre now not expected to open for business until late this year.

March 5, 2017 | By More
Criminal harassment of woman alleged

Criminal harassment of woman alleged

A 21-year-old man faces strict bail conditions after being charged with criminal harassment of a 67-year-old woman who alleges she saw him masturbating naked at his house.

March 4, 2017 | By More
Bail refused for fleeing burglary accused

Bail refused for fleeing burglary accused

Bail was refused for a 32-year-old man arrested after a pursuit in which a car was allegedly driven through properties and crashed through fences.

March 4, 2017 | By More
Staff member stole $133,000 from rebuild firm

Staff member stole $133,000 from rebuild firm

A woman has admitted stealing $133,000 over two years, in amounts of a few thousand dollars at a time, from the Christchurch rebuild firm where she worked.

March 3, 2017 | By More

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