Tag: assault

‘Outrageous’ comments about victim signal jail term

November 7, 2017 | By More
‘Outrageous’ comments about victim signal jail term

An arrest warrant has been issued for a “forthright character” who didn’t show at up court for a sentencing where he would probably have been jailed for a bus stop bashing.

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Armed home invasion admitted

October 23, 2017 | By More
Armed home invasion admitted

A man has admitted the home invasion of an address in Templeton where he pointed what appeared to be a firearm at his victims and demanded money.

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Lawyer punched at the Court House

October 6, 2017 | By More
Lawyer punched at the Court House

An offender punched a duty lawyer at the Christchurch Court House when he was told he was too drunk to appear in court.

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Supervision for problem passenger who spat

August 28, 2017 | By More
Supervision for problem passenger who spat

Unruly passenger Kiri Marsh has been put on intensive supervision for her drunken antics on an Air New Zealand flight from Auckland which included spitting on a flight attendant.

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The problem of Christopher James Taylor

August 28, 2017 | By More
The problem of Christopher James Taylor

The system tries hard, but it struggles to deal with the problem of Christopher James Taylor.

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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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Home detention for bashing witness in court

July 31, 2017 | By More
Home detention for bashing witness in court

A man who bashed a witness who had just given evidence against his stepfather at a High Court hearing has been allowed home detention.

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Mental health report ordered after mall incident

July 28, 2017 | By More
Mental health report ordered after mall incident

A psychiatric report will be prepared on a 17-year-old youth being held in custody after a bizarre violent incident at Riccarton’s Westfield Mall at the weekend.

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Discharge granted for street assault

July 26, 2017 | By More
Discharge granted for street assault

A Christchurch car dealer has avoided a conviction for a street assault, by citing 15-years conviction-free and a string of good works that he would have to give up.

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Teacher’s career ended by ‘technical assault’

July 25, 2017 | By More
Teacher’s career ended by ‘technical assault’

A respected teacher’s long career has come to a sudden stop after he admitted an assault on a 12-year-old boy at St Thomas of Canterbury College.

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