Tag: firearm

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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Scuffle in court as pizza robbery accused appears

February 17, 2017 | By More
Scuffle in court as pizza robbery accused appears

A man charged with the violent armed robbery of a pizza outlet on Monday night abused the judge and scuffled with police escort staff at his court appearance.

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Suppression continues over alleged police shooting

February 13, 2017 | By More
Suppression continues over alleged police shooting

Suppression orders surrounding a 24-year-old being shot in the face by police have been continued in a bail application appearance in the Christchurch District Court.

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Twists and turns in firearms trial

January 18, 2017 | By More
Twists and turns in firearms trial

A Yaldhurst man grabbed in a pre-dawn police raid has asked a judge to accept that a rifle found in a woodpile at his address may have been hidden there by a man who later shot him.

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Robbery charge over armed incident

December 31, 2016 | By More
Robbery charge over armed incident

Police allege robbery was behind an armed incident in Bryndwr early on Thursday, in which a 25-year-old man was shot by an intruder.

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Yaldhurst shooter claims self defence

November 30, 2016 | By More
Yaldhurst shooter claims self defence

A man who shot his victim in the thigh told the probation report writer that he was acting in self defence, the Christchurch District Court heard today.

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