Tag: armed robbery

Pharmacy robber handed over knife

May 14, 2018 | By More
Pharmacy robber handed over knife

An armed pharmacy robber said he meant business, but he handed over the knife he was holding when shop staff asked him to, the Christchurch District Court was told.

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Pub manager staged robberies

March 8, 2018 | By More
Pub manager staged robberies

The duty manager at a central Christchurch bar arranged for it to be robbed twice, and then carried out an armed robbery at a hotel in Dunedin.

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Crooked career choice in question

January 26, 2018 | By More
Crooked career choice in question

A judge told Sean Daniel Browne he was “not the smartest guy”. Might be time for the teenager to rethink his crooked career choice.

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Teen robber had $2000-a-day meth habit

January 24, 2018 | By More
Teen robber had $2000-a-day meth habit

An 18-year-old had a $2000-a-day meth habit when he did the armed robbery that has put him in jail for three years eight months, the Christchurch District Court was told.

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Facebook phone robberies alleged

November 6, 2017 | By More
Facebook phone robberies alleged

A man alleged to be Aranui’s Facebook phone flogger was remanded in custody on five aggravated robbery charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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Teen robber now seen as ‘success story’

October 17, 2017 | By More
Teen robber now seen as ‘success story’

A 14-year-old who terrorised staff in two armed robberies of the same Christchurch petrol station is now being seen as a youth justice success story.

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Custody remand on armed home invasion robbery charge

September 5, 2017 | By More
Custody remand on armed home invasion robbery charge

A Linwood man smacked the side of the dock and shouted a gang salute when he was remanded in custody on a charge of armed robbery over an alleged Templeton home invasion on Sunday night.

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Long jail term for robber-on-a-bike

August 22, 2017 | By More
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.

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‘Cowardly’ shooter jailed for 13 years 8 months

August 17, 2017 | By More
‘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.

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Pub armed robberies, shootings admitted

June 12, 2017 | By More
Pub armed robberies, shootings admitted

A 23-year-old has admitted the armed robbery of six hotels in Christchurch and South Canterbury, and  shooting two women in a home invasion.

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