Tag: assault

No conviction in case that started as sex attack

October 12, 2018 | By More
No conviction in case that started as sex attack

A 19-year-old has been discharged without conviction after a “confused and drunken” episode at a Lincoln University hall that originally led to a sex attack charge.

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Jail for hours of domestic violence

October 3, 2018 | By More
Jail for hours of domestic violence

James Graham Body made his partner cook him a meal, made her watch him eat it, and then smashed the plate in front of her when he was finished.

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Custody remand on abduction charge

September 21, 2018 | By More
Custody remand on abduction charge

A 27-year-old Avonhead man has been remanded in custody charged with an attack on a woman in an early morning incident in Ilam.

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Woman charged with robbing Papanui couple

August 14, 2018 | By More
Woman charged with robbing Papanui couple

A woman charged with a robbery in Hastings two weeks ago has now been charged with robbing an elderly couple in Papanui, Christchurch, on Monday.

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Man admits causing serious injuries

August 6, 2018 | By More
Man admits causing serious injuries

A man who seriously assaulted both a work-mate and his partner in separate incidents, pleaded guilty to two charges of intentionally injuring his victims, at the Christchurch District Court.

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‘Evil predator’ gets open-ended jail term

July 28, 2018 | By More
‘Evil predator’ gets open-ended jail term

The woman Luke James Henry was convicted of assaulting, kidnapping, and raping described him as “an evil predator” before a judge imposed an open-ended jail term.

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Scribe denies six charges

July 27, 2018 | By More
Scribe denies six charges

Rapper and hip-hop artist Scribe – real name Malo Ioane Luafutu – has denied six charges and is taking the case to a judge-alone trial.

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Luke Henry: Kidnapping and rape sentencing

July 27, 2018 | By More
Luke Henry: Kidnapping and rape sentencing

The Crown has asked for the necessary health assessors’ reports so that an open-ended preventive detention sentence can be considered for Luke James Henry, 34, who was convicted at a High Court trial in May 2018 of raping, kidnapping and choking a woman he had met through an online dating service. The sentencing is set […]

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Trial charges thrown out with witness in hiding

July 18, 2018 | By More
Trial charges thrown out with witness in hiding

A woman has gone into hiding ahead of the jury trial for the 45-year-old man charged with kidnapping and bashing her and a Christchurch District Court judge has thrown out all the charges.

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Vest saved prison officer in attack by inmates

July 13, 2018 | By More
Vest saved prison officer in attack by inmates

After a fracas with inmates at Christchurch Men’s Prison, a prison officer found a series of puncture wounds in the stab resistant body armour he was wearing.

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