Tag: dangerous driving

Driver sentenced for Canterbury leg of chase

May 8, 2017 | By More
Driver sentenced for Canterbury leg of chase

An Invercargill 20-year-old has been given 80 hours of community work for the Canterbury leg of his 720km South Island journey that involved three police pursuits.

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Riccarton tourist carjacking

April 12, 2017 | By More
Riccarton tourist carjacking

District Court sentencing for 17-year-old Rahiri Tai, of Flaxton, who has admitted a drunken attack on two tourists visiting from Europe, in which he robbed them of their rental car as they arrived at a Riccarton Road motel early on January 9, 2017. Tai crashed the car at the Sockburn round-about a few minutes after […]

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Damage bill for drink-driving store demolition

March 16, 2017 | By More
Damage bill for drink-driving store demolition

An 18-year-old faces an estimated $25,000 damage bill after crashing into the Tahunanui Store in Nelson while he was drink-driving.

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Adam Kearns admits drugged-driving death

February 16, 2017 | By More
Adam Kearns admits drugged-driving death

The son of jailed “Black Widow” murderess Helen Milner has admitted a charge of causing a death while driving with evidence of methamphetamine use in his blood.

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Woman believed business associate tried to run her down

February 9, 2017 | By More
Woman believed business associate tried to run her down

A Christchurch engineering firm owner has been ordered to pay $2500 to a former business associate who believes he tried to run her down in a company vehicle.

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Tourists carjacked by drunk teenager

February 3, 2017 | By More
Tourists carjacked by drunk teenager

Two European tourists were punched and kicked by 17-year-old Rahiri Tai in a Riccarton Road carjacking.

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Payments ruled out for two road rage victims

September 13, 2016 | By More
Payments ruled out for two road rage victims

Emotional harm reparations were ruled out for a father and his 12-year-old daughter who were the victims of 35-year-old Luke Malcolm Geldard’s road rage assaults.

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Meth involved in dangerous driving that injured two

August 21, 2016 | By More
Meth involved in dangerous driving that injured two

A 31-year-old with Mongrel Mob links was high on methamphetamine and alcohol when his aggressive driving injured two people in a taxi he crashed into.

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Drunken road rage assaults admitted

August 1, 2016 | By More
Drunken road rage assaults admitted

A 35-year-old man who was removed from the Australia-New Zealand cricket test at Hagley Oval in February, was involved in a drunken road-rage incident 12 days later.

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Car snatched from dairy customer, court told

June 14, 2016 | By More
Car snatched from dairy customer, court told

An offender’s bid to settle a drug debt by snatching a car from a customer who parked outside a Sydenham dairy has brought a 17-month jail term.

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