Tag: drugs robbery

Nine years’ jail for tinny house shooting

July 28, 2018 | By More
Nine years’ jail for tinny house shooting

A robbery of a cannabis tinny house where a man was accidentally shot in the neck has led to a sentence of more than nine years in prison.

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Identification key issue at drugs shooting trial

May 23, 2018 | By More
Identification key issue at drugs shooting trial

Identification of an armed intruder who shot a man in the neck and shoulder is the key issue at a drugs robbery trial in the Christchurch District Court.

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Tears as first offender jailed for drugs raid

January 25, 2018 | By More
Tears as first offender jailed for drugs raid

A 24-year-old first offender wiped away tears as he was jailed for a meth-fuelled home invasion and drugs robbery in which the victim was bashed and tied.

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Applause as Marcus Tucker’s killer jailed for life

November 2, 2017 | By More
Applause as Marcus Tucker’s killer jailed for life

For smashing Marcus Luke Tucker to death with a metal steering lock and then burning his body, Peter John Carroll will serve at least 17 years of a life imprisonment term.

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An ‘execution’ in Methland

October 5, 2017 | By More
An ‘execution’ in Methland

A jury took two-and-a-half hours to reject Peter John Carroll’s account of the death of Marcus Luke Tucker – that the assault with a fearsome metal steering lock was just Tucker being taught a lesson.

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Drugs robber still denies responsibility for death

July 14, 2017 | By More
Drugs robber still denies responsibility for death

A 29-year-old father-of-two has been jailed for four-and-a-half years still not accepting that he caused the drowning death of Arran Gairns when he was threatened and chased during a drugs robbery.

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Murder trial adjourned for the day

May 18, 2017 | By More
Murder trial adjourned for the day

The trial of Peter John Carroll, charged with the April 2016 murder of Marcus Luke Tucker, has been adjourned for the day because of a legal issue.

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