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Licence breaches before fatal crash

Licence breaches before fatal crash

A teen driver received three infringement notices for breaching the terms of his restricted licence before his fatal head-on crash with a cyclist.

August 25, 2017 | By More
Name suppression lifts on murder accused

Name suppression lifts on murder accused

Name suppression has lifted on the 18-year-old woman charged with the murder of Alicia Nathan, at a house in Avonhead three weeks ago.

August 25, 2017 | By More
Meth charge dropped after car chase arrest

Meth charge dropped after car chase arrest

Police have dropped a methamphetamine-possession-for-supply charge against a man who was arrested by armed police after a car chase in Christchurch two weeks ago.

August 24, 2017 | By More
Teen jailed for two police chases

Teen jailed for two police chases

A teenager was jailed for two years three months after admitting being the driver of two unlawfully taken cars which were involved in police chases in June.

August 24, 2017 | By More
Kaiapoi man faces car-chase charges

Kaiapoi man faces car-chase charges

A Kaiapoi man who led police on a 30-km early morning chase across Christchurch was remanded in custody when he appeared in the Christchurch District Court.

August 24, 2017 | By More
Gang president jailed for a decade

Gang president jailed for a decade

Former Rebels gang president Albert Enoka has been jailed for 10 years for a violent stand-over and kidnapping incident, but the judge ruled out an open-ended term of preventive detention.

August 23, 2017 | By More
Couple will pay only a fraction of trawler’s losses

Couple will pay only a fraction of trawler’s losses

A couple will only have to pay back a small fraction of the massive losses they caused to Tally’s Fisheries through their bogus tale of a family tragedy that led to a trawler diverting to Lyttelton.

August 22, 2017 | By More
Long jail term for robber-on-a-bike

Long jail term for robber-on-a-bike

A man has been jailed for over seven years for two armed robberies of Kiwibanks, where he made his getaways on a red bicycle.

August 22, 2017 | By More
Scamming of elderly victims admitted

Scamming of elderly victims admitted

A 22-year-old has admitted using a phone scam to raid the bank accounts of women aged 93, 91, and 73.

August 22, 2017 | By More
‘Cowardly’ shooter jailed for 13 years 8 months

‘Cowardly’ shooter jailed for 13 years 8 months

A family described gunman Douglas Anderson Roake’s crimes as “disgusting and cowardly” before they saw him jailed for 13 years 8 months for his violent home invasion and six armed robberies.

August 17, 2017 | By More

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