Tag: drink-driving

Home detention for drink-driver who struck pedestrian

September 14, 2018 | By More
Home detention for drink-driver who struck pedestrian

A drink-driver who hit a man walking on the footpath in Cambridge Terrace, then left the scene, was sentenced to seven months’ home detention and ordered to pay $7500 to the victim, in the Christchurch District Court.

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$3009 bill for sports field vandalism

August 15, 2018 | By More
$3009 bill for sports field vandalism

A 39-year-old man faces a $3009 damage bill after skidding donuts round the Hornby Rugby League Club’s Leslie Park and ripping up the playing surface.

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Manslaughter charge over crash

June 12, 2018 | By More
Manslaughter charge over crash

A 26-year-old Christchurch man has been charged with manslaughter over a fatal crash in Russley on January 2.

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Pedestrian struck on footpath by drink-driver

June 3, 2018 | By More
Pedestrian struck on footpath by drink-driver

A drink-driver who slammed into a man walking on the footpath in the central city may be ordered to pay emotional harm reparations for the injuries he caused.

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Drink-driving mum loses licence indefinitely

May 1, 2018 | By More
Drink-driving mum loses licence indefinitely

Repeat drink-driving mum Melanie Susan Trebilco will be allowed to keep her car, but she must undergo treatment and counselling for alcohol, grief, and trauma during a supervision sentence.

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Drink-driving mum admits another charge

April 4, 2018 | By More
Drink-driving mum admits another charge

A 40-year-old woman has admitted another alcohol-driving charge, just one year after being sentenced for drink-driving with her two children in her car.

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Sports ground vandal loses licence, cash, car

February 23, 2018 | By More
Sports ground vandal loses licence, cash, car

Thomas Liam Carruth has already paid $1644 for repairs after wrecking the sports fields at Burnside Park. Next Monday, he hands over his car as well.

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Judge thinks insurers deserve a break

February 2, 2018 | By More
Judge thinks insurers deserve a break

A Christchurch judge wants the police to rethink their policy so that insurance companies can have a break from the cost of criminal offending.

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Drink-driver admits ripping up Burnside Park

November 27, 2017 | By More
Drink-driver admits ripping up Burnside Park

A drink-driver faces a $1644 damage bill after admitting ripping up the playing fields at Burnside Park.

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Drink-driver jailed for repeat offending

October 30, 2017 | By More
Drink-driver jailed for repeat offending

A man who worked for an organisation that ran courses “Empowering positive change” has begun his second jail term, for his sixth drink-driving conviction.

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