Tag: burglary

Burglar struck while police were on tsunami alert

June 20, 2017 | By More
Burglar struck while police were on tsunami alert

Burglar Michael Taui Wetere sprang into action in the hour after the Kaikoura earthquake while police were busy doing tsunami evacuations in Christchurch’s eastern suburbs.

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Bail not opposed for burglary accused

June 19, 2017 | By More
Bail not opposed for burglary accused

A woman charged with two house burglaries has been granted bail at the Christchurch District Court three days after a warrant was issued for her arrest.

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Alleged burglar-on-camera held in custody

June 14, 2017 | By More
Alleged burglar-on-camera held in custody

A man alleged to have been caught on video leaving the scene after a burglary has been remanded in custody at the Christchurch District Court. [Updated report]

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Mobster threatened to cut off woman’s fingers

June 8, 2017 | By More
Mobster threatened to cut off woman’s fingers

A Mongrel Mobster asked a woman, “Do you want to lose your fingers?” when she refused to hand over her phone during a debt collection visit.

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Australian deportation policy questioned

May 31, 2017 | By More
Australian deportation policy questioned

A judge has questioned the justice of Australia’s policy of deporting offenders when a 22-year-old rapidly got himself into more trouble after being returned to New Zealand.

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Security guard raided $179,300 from cash machine

May 30, 2017 | By More
Security guard raided $179,300 from cash machine

A security company employee stole $179,300 from a cash machine he was meant to be guarding and buried most of it in his garden.

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More years in jail for determined burglar

May 24, 2017 | By More
More years in jail for determined burglar

A repeat burglar sentenced to 25 of the last 27 years in jail now faces nearly six more years after his latest sentencing in the Christchurch District Court.

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Jail for retirement home burglary

May 10, 2017 | By More
Jail for retirement home burglary

A 42-year-old woman who stole jewellery from an elderly woman’s unit at a retirement village has been jailed for three years.

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Teen captured by public during robbery attempt

April 27, 2017 | By More
Teen captured by public during robbery attempt

A teenager who was captured while attempting to rob the Campus Corner Dairy in Upper Riccarton has been jailed for one year ten months.

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Second man admits sports shop ram raid

April 24, 2017 | By More
Second man admits sports shop ram raid

A second man has admitted a slick ram raid at a Barrington sports store in which $50,000 of merchandise was snatched and $15,000 damage was done.

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