Tag: drugs

Marcus Tucker murder trial aborted

May 19, 2017 | By More
Marcus Tucker murder trial aborted

The trial of Peter John Carroll for the murder of 36-year-old Marcus Luke Tucker has been aborted after evidence was heard from seven witnesses.

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Third man arrested after Rebels MC raids

March 10, 2017 | By More
Third man arrested after Rebels MC raids

A third man arrested in raids that ended an investigation into the Rebels MC gang last week has been remanded in custody at an appearance in the Christchurch District Court.

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Pedalling drugs

March 6, 2017 | By More
Pedalling drugs

A 46-year-old was already on bail when police tried to stop his vehicle in early March, and they signalled him to pull over by using the patrol car’s lights and sirens.

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Test on white powder sinks drugs case

February 2, 2017 | By More
Test on white powder sinks drugs case

Police have dropped a drugs charge against a Hornby man who has always maintained the white powder they found on him was a sports supplement.

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Bail granted on drug allegations

December 19, 2016 | By More
Bail granted on drug allegations

Name suppression has lifted on one of the men arrested in a series of police raids on Head Hunters gang premises around Christchurch three weeks ago.

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Drug offender ‘has not learnt from jail’

December 17, 2016 | By More
Drug offender ‘has not learnt from jail’

A man who was acquitted at trial of importing class A drugs into New Zealand over the “darkweb” last month has now been granted home detention on other drugs charges.

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Criminal offending continued on home detention

December 13, 2016 | By More
Criminal offending continued on home detention

Two months after being given a chance on home detention, Rangiora woman Kelsi Anne Sherriff was found with stolen property, firearms, and a meth pipe at her house.

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The Lost Boys of Riccarton

December 2, 2016 | By More
The Lost Boys of Riccarton

The murder trial of Taniela Kotoitoga Daven Tiako Waitokia showed us the Neverland lives of the Lost Boys of Riccarton.

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Talk of hidden safe before fatal encounter

November 29, 2016 | By More
Talk of hidden safe before fatal encounter

Discussion of a hidden safe took place before a night time raid that left an 87-year-old hoarder bashed to death on the floor of his Upper Riccarton home.

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Home detention for LSD importation

November 24, 2016 | By More
Home detention for LSD importation

A University of Canterbury engineering student who used LSD to help his meditation has got home detention for importing the class A drug – an offence that carries a maximum life term.

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