Tag: drug dealing

Suppression lapses on Head Hunters arrests

March 13, 2017 | By More
Suppression lapses on Head Hunters arrests

Name suppression has lapsed on members or associates of the Head Hunters gang who were charged with being members of an organised criminal group after police raids on gang premises in December.

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Woman convicted over drug deal reprisal

March 8, 2017 | By More
Woman convicted over drug deal reprisal

A judge has found a woman guilty of holding a taser up to a drug dealer’s face, after a bogus drug deal the week before.

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Trial hears of alleged reprisal over bad drugs

March 8, 2017 | By More
Trial hears of alleged reprisal over bad drugs

A woman denies holding a taser to a drug dealer’s face in what the Crown alleges was a reprisal for a drug deal gone wrong.

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Sixth arrest over drug ring allegations

December 12, 2016 | By More
Sixth arrest over drug ring allegations

A sixth man has been arrested for conspiring to deal in methamphetamine after a series of police raids on Head Hunters gang premises last week.

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Unknown drug dealer avoided robbery

October 19, 2016 | By More
Unknown drug dealer avoided robbery

Two people who admitted plotting to “roll” an unknown drug dealer were jailed in the Christchurch District Court.

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Cash was from valuable arts sales, trial told

October 7, 2016 | By More
Cash was from valuable arts sales, trial told

Artworks by Picasso and Salvador Dali will be cited by drug deal accused Hugh James Robinson as the source of some of the cash deposits the police have described as suspicious at his Christchurch District Court trial.

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Rangiora woman admits meth dealing

May 26, 2016 | By More
Rangiora woman admits meth dealing

A 25-year-old Rangiora woman is being assessed for home detention after admitting a charge of supplying the class A drug methamphetamine – an offence that carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.

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Meth ‘hail storm’ for Christchurch

May 24, 2016 | By More
Meth ‘hail storm’ for Christchurch

A shipment of crystal meth about to land in Christchurch would look like a hail storm, a dealer commented as phone arrangements for the drug sale were made.

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Cash gives clue to scale of city’s meth addiction

May 10, 2016 | By More
Cash gives clue to scale of city’s meth addiction

The jailing of a drug dealer may have given a clue to the size of Christchurch’s methamphetamine problem.

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Dealer was selling party pills instead of Ecstasy

April 12, 2016 | By More
Dealer was selling party pills instead of Ecstasy

A street-level drug dealer offering to supply Ecstasy was actually selling party pills, the High Court at Christchurch was told at his sentencing.

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