Tag: drink-driving

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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Teen faces $44,000 damage bill

July 4, 2017 | By More
Teen faces $44,000 damage bill

A teenager has promised to pay more than $44,000 for the damage he did in a drink-driving incident in Nelson on Boxing Day.

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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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Drink-driving mum admits ‘stupidity’

January 23, 2017 | By More
Drink-driving mum admits ‘stupidity’

A woman caught driving at Rolleston with a high breath-alcohol level while her two young children were in the back seat admits it was “just stupidity” that she was driving.

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Drink-driver argues jail term was too long

December 6, 2016 | By More
Drink-driver argues jail term was too long

A woman drink-driver is arguing that her two-year six-month jail sentence was too long for a crash that shoved two pedestrians over a rocky bank in Redcliffs.

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