Tag: assault

Disruptive airline passenger

August 28, 2017 | By More
Disruptive airline passenger

2.15pm District Court sentencing for a woman passenger, Kiri Marsh, 32, who was arrested after causing a disruption on a flight between Auckland and Christchurch and charged with assault for spitting at a crew member. She was arrested by police and aviation security as the plane landed in Christchurch on May 24.    

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Shaken baby suffered brain bleed

July 19, 2017 | By More
Shaken baby suffered brain bleed

Name suppression has been granted to a father who admits hitting and shaking his infant son, causing a brain bleed.

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Two convicted of gang violence

July 19, 2017 | By More
Two convicted of gang violence

Two men said to be associated with the Bandidos gang have been convicted of involvement in a violent incident in which two men were stabbed and a woman assaulted.

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Prison bashing victim continued to offend

July 13, 2017 | By More
Prison bashing victim continued to offend

Even a brutal broomstick bashing by another prisoner has not been the incentive that Michael Scott Holdem needed to stop his criminal offending.

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Knife attacks on eve of wedding alleged

July 5, 2017 | By More
Knife attacks on eve of wedding alleged

The night before a planned wedding, the bride went hunting for the groom, armed with a knife and accompanied by Bandidos gang associates.

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Alleged burglar-caught-on-film denies charge

June 26, 2017 | By More
Alleged burglar-caught-on-film denies charge

A man allegedly filmed by the householder after burgling an Avonhead property has pleaded not guilty and chosen to have a jury trial.

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Gas torch used as weapon, police allege

June 19, 2017 | By More
Gas torch used as weapon, police allege

Two charges of using a gas torch to assault a woman have been laid against a 44-year-old man who was allegedly on the run from police for seven months.

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Determined support from mum for son’s bail

June 9, 2017 | By More
Determined support from mum for son’s bail

Mum came to court to support her son’s application for release on bail…in spite of her recent death.

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Street bashing left victim with brain bleed

May 30, 2017 | By More
Street bashing left victim with brain bleed

A 23-year-old was fortunate the outcome wasn’t more serious for his street assault that left one of his victims with bleeding on the brain, said a judge who granted him home detention.

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Passenger charged with spitting assault

May 30, 2017 | By More
Passenger charged with spitting assault

A woman who allegedly spat at a crew member, and abused staff and passengers on a flight from Auckland to Christchurch, has been charged with the assaulting a woman.

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