Tag: firearm

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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Why police ‘like’ Facebook

March 21, 2018 | By More
Why police ‘like’ Facebook

An online drug dealer says he just never thought that the Christchurch Police might be Facebooking like everyone else.

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Alleged shooter refused bail

January 22, 2018 | By More
Alleged shooter refused bail

Bail was refused for a 58-year-old man charged with shooting a woman in Bryndwr last week, when he applied to be released from custody at the Christchurch District Court today.

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Hefty driving ban for third police pursuit

January 15, 2018 | By More
Hefty driving ban for third police pursuit

A Kaiapoi man can’t drive again until 2021 after leading police on his third pursuit, after his sentencing in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Sentencing for dealers of ‘insidious’ drug

November 23, 2017 | By More
Sentencing for dealers of ‘insidious’ drug

A judge told two meth dealers they were part of an “insidious industry” that was wreaking havoc on parts of the community.

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Drugs, firearm found after arrest fracas

October 6, 2017 | By More
Drugs, firearm found after arrest fracas

A man who jammed an arresting police officer’s elbow in his door, and repeatedly tried to avoid arrest, pleaded guilty to seven charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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List of customers found in synthetic cannabis raid

September 19, 2017 | By More
List of customers found in synthetic cannabis raid

Police found a list of customers when they made a synthetic cannabis raid on a Yaldhurst Road house.

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Custody remand on armed home invasion robbery charge

September 5, 2017 | By More
Custody remand on armed home invasion robbery charge

A Linwood man smacked the side of the dock and shouted a gang salute when he was remanded in custody on a charge of armed robbery over an alleged Templeton home invasion on Sunday night.

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Powerful handgun found along with drugs

September 4, 2017 | By More
Powerful handgun found along with drugs

Police found methamphetamine, a powerful handgun with ammunition, and $8000 cash when they searched a property in Aranui five weeks ago.

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Long jail term for robber-on-a-bike

August 22, 2017 | By More
Long jail term for robber-on-a-bike

A man has been jailed for over seven years for two armed robberies of Kiwibanks, where he made his getaways on a red bicycle.

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