Tag: burglary

Burglar who trashed houses jailed

September 18, 2018 | By More
Burglar who trashed houses jailed

A thief and burglar with a $600-a-day meth habit caused “maximum mess and destruction” as he raided homes, said the judge who jailed him for four years six months.

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Horse trainer’s career in tatters

August 30, 2018 | By More
Horse trainer’s career in tatters

A horse trainer’s career is likely in tatters – she may be banned from all racecourses – after her conviction for what she thought was going to be a cannabis burglary.

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Two women deny holiday home ‘clean-outs’

August 16, 2018 | By More
Two women deny holiday home ‘clean-outs’

Both women charged with a series of burglaries in which holiday accommodation booked online was allegedly stripped bare have now denied all charges.

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Holiday home ‘clean-outs’ denied

August 15, 2018 | By More
Holiday home ‘clean-outs’ denied

A woman alleged to have “cleaned out” holiday homes after renting them has denied seven charges and elected jury trial.

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Elderly victim of intruder to be repaid soon

August 8, 2018 | By More
Elderly victim of intruder to be repaid soon

The elderly woman victim of Jolian Wayne Thomas King, who raided her purse after being allowed to come into her home to use her phone, should be repaid soon.

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$132,160 crime spree admitted

July 31, 2018 | By More
$132,160 crime spree admitted

A Redwood man has admitted a three-month crime spree across Christchurch and North Canterbury in which goods worth $132,160 were stolen.

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Gang ‘outing’ put departing member in hospital

July 24, 2018 | By More
Gang ‘outing’ put departing member in hospital

Murray James Allan says his efforts to leave the Tribesmen gang put him in hospital for two weeks.

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Woman told she was ‘not leaving alive’

July 23, 2018 | By More
Woman told she was ‘not leaving alive’

After barricading himself in a bedroom, a man threatened to set a woman alight with petrol he had brought and slit her throat.

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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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