Tag: Ashburton

Custody remand on two chase charges

May 4, 2018 | By More
Custody remand on two chase charges

A Nelson man who allegedly failed to stop for police in two pursuits has been remanded in custody after a Christchurch court appearance.

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Bail allowed on Ashburton burglary-related charges

March 8, 2018 | By More
Bail allowed on Ashburton burglary-related charges

Two men arrested after burglary-related incidents in Ashburton have been granted bail at the Christchurch District Court.

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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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Drugs robber still denies responsibility for death

July 14, 2017 | By More
Drugs robber still denies responsibility for death

A 29-year-old father-of-two has been jailed for four-and-a-half years still not accepting that he caused the drowning death of Arran Gairns when he was threatened and chased during a drugs robbery.

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More charges likely against armed robbery accused

May 11, 2017 | By More
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.

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Christchurch man charged over shooting, robbery

April 20, 2017 | By More
Christchurch man charged over shooting, robbery

A 23-year-old arrested after a double shooting at Rolleston and the armed robbery of the Hotel Ashburton was remanded in custody at an appearance in the Christchurch District Court this afternoon.

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Ashburton man faces sex charges

April 7, 2017 | By More
Ashburton man faces sex charges

A 40-year-old Ashburton man has been granted interim name suppression on seven sex charges.

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Two jailed for Ashburton manslaughter

April 5, 2017 | By More
Two jailed for Ashburton manslaughter

A man and woman convicted by a jury of the manslaughter of  “AJ” Arran Gairns at Ashburton have both been jailed for three years seven months.

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Inmates admit rampage at prison

February 9, 2017 | By More
Inmates admit rampage at prison

Two men with violent histories have admitted causing $6000 damage in the Christchurch Men’s prison, after they refused to go back to their medium-high security cell during a lock-down period.

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Appearance on Ashburton murder charge

September 14, 2016 | By More
Appearance on Ashburton murder charge

A 23-year-old Ashburton man was remanded in custody on a charge of murdering a 25-year-old who was allegedly stabbed to death in the town on Tuesday night.

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