Tag: assault

Judge slams ‘woeful’ rehab resourcing

May 19, 2017 | By More
Judge slams ‘woeful’ rehab resourcing

A judge has slammed Canterbury’s inadequate resourcing for drug and alcohol assessments, when a report was declined for a 17-year-old who appeared before her for sentencing in the Christchurch District Court.

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Arrest after seven months hiding from police

May 15, 2017 | By More
Arrest after seven months hiding from police

A man who has allegedly been on the run from police since October has been arrested on charges of kidnapping, serious assault, and threatening to kill.

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Man admits attack on High Court witness

May 9, 2017 | By More
Man admits attack on High Court witness

A man who attacked a witness who had just given evidence against his stepfather in the Christchurch High Court has been remanded on bail for sentencing after admitting three charges.

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16 years’ jail for long term abuse of woman

April 27, 2017 | By More
16 years’ jail for long term abuse of woman

A man left his sentencing grinning and clapping after being jailed for 16 years on 17 charges including rape, injuring, and assaulting an Italian woman.

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Riccarton tourist carjacking

April 12, 2017 | By More
Riccarton tourist carjacking

District Court sentencing for 17-year-old Rahiri Tai, of Flaxton, who has admitted a drunken attack on two tourists visiting from Europe, in which he robbed them of their rental car as they arrived at a Riccarton Road motel early on January 9, 2017. Tai crashed the car at the Sockburn round-about a few minutes after […]

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Bail granted on courtroom bashing charges

April 11, 2017 | By More
Bail granted on courtroom bashing charges

A man charged with bashing a witness in a High Court hearing on Monday has been allowed bail and released from custody at the Christchurch Court House.

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Lawyer’s trial to resume in May

April 6, 2017 | By More
Lawyer’s trial to resume in May

The trial of Christchurch lawyer Steven Welch Rollo has been adjourned part-heard to be continued at further sessions before a visiting judge in May.

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Guilty verdicts in Taylor murder trial

March 30, 2017 | By More
Guilty verdicts in Taylor murder trial

A High Court jury has found Troy Kevin Taylor guilty of the murder and assault of 14-month old Ihaka Paora Braxton Stokes in July 2015.

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Murder accused denies ever striking toddler

March 28, 2017 | By More
Murder accused denies ever striking toddler

Troy Kevin Taylor has told the jury at his murder trial that his repeated concussion injuries never caused him to lose control or strike the baby he is accused of assaulting and killing.

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Toddler died from ‘multiple blunt force injuries’, trial told

March 27, 2017 | By More
Toddler died from ‘multiple blunt force injuries’, trial told

Injuries to the jaw of 14-month-old Ihaka Stokes the day before his death were not consistent with a fall while he was in his cot, a doctor told the sixth day of the murder trial of Troy Kevin Taylor.

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