Tag: burglary

Drugs drove crime ring burglars

July 19, 2018 | By More
Drugs drove crime ring burglars

Drugs drove the offending by three burglars who hit dozens of home and caused losses totalling $200,000.

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Theft of tradesmen’s gear alleged

July 13, 2018 | By More
Theft of tradesmen’s gear alleged

A Redwood man has been charged with nine burglaries and thefts of items including tradesmen’s tools totalling more than $30,000.

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Rooftop burglar admits Tannery raid

July 6, 2018 | By More
Rooftop burglar admits Tannery raid

Rooftop burglar Craig Murray Shaw has admitted raiding $280,000 worth of jewellery from La Bu Jewellery, in The Tannery, in November.

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More charges of over rental burglaries

July 2, 2018 | By More
More charges of over rental burglaries

Two women in custody for an alleged burglary of a Sumner home booked on an accommodation website have had five new burglary charges laid in the Christchurch District Court.

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Crown witness pressure detailed at hearing

June 26, 2018 | By More
Crown witness pressure detailed at hearing

The pressures that swirled around a witness in the Operation Rhino trials – including Canterbury Corrections staff apparently accessing his records – were detailed at a civil hearing where five people claim damages against the Crown.

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Burglary arrest in rental thefts inquiry

June 7, 2018 | By More
Burglary arrest in rental thefts inquiry

Police are investigating whether two women arrested in Sumner are linked to a spate of burglaries in which rental properties were stripped bare.

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‘Cleaner’ jailed for organised crime involvement

June 3, 2018 | By More
‘Cleaner’ jailed for organised crime involvement

A 34-year-old man who “cleaned” some of the electronic gear allegedly stolen by a crime ring involved in 55 burglaries has been jailed for 17 months.

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Victim ‘still raw’ six months after burglary

May 25, 2018 | By More
Victim ‘still raw’ six months after burglary

“After six months, it still feels raw,” said burglary victim Ian Jones after seeing the man who raided his Redwood property jailed for five years.

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Organised crime ring guilty pleas

April 27, 2018 | By More
Organised crime ring guilty pleas

A man charged with participating in an organised criminal group involved in burglaries, thefts, and fraud has admitted 23 charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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Supervision for ‘scummy’ Christmas burglary

April 18, 2018 | By More
Supervision for ‘scummy’ Christmas burglary

A soon-to-be teen dad has been granted supervision for a Christmas Day burglary that a judge described as “scummy”.

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