Tag: firearm

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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‘Cowardly’ shooter jailed for 13 years 8 months

August 17, 2017 | By More
‘Cowardly’ shooter jailed for 13 years 8 months

A family described gunman Douglas Anderson Roake’s crimes as “disgusting and cowardly” before they saw him jailed for 13 years 8 months for his violent home invasion and six armed robberies.

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Prison bashing victim continued to offend

July 13, 2017 | By More
Prison bashing victim continued to offend

Even a brutal broomstick bashing by another prisoner has not been the incentive that Michael Scott Holdem needed to stop his criminal offending.

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Pub armed robberies, shootings admitted

June 12, 2017 | By More
Pub armed robberies, shootings admitted

A 23-year-old has admitted the armed robbery of six hotels in Christchurch and South Canterbury, and  shooting two women in a home invasion.

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First offender’s ‘mini-rampage’

May 26, 2017 | By More
First offender’s ‘mini-rampage’

A 22-year-old woman went on what the judge called a “mini-rampage” after being introduced to methamphetamine.

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Bank robber-on-a-bike pleads guilty

May 24, 2017 | By More
Bank robber-on-a-bike pleads guilty

Brent James Atkinson has admitted being Christchurch’s balaclava-wearing robber-on-a-bike.

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Suppression lifts on man shot by police

March 9, 2017 | By More
Suppression lifts on man shot by police

A man shot in the face by police in Christchurch in February had his name suppression lifted in the Christchurch District Court today.

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