Tag: grievous bodily harm

Street basher blames victim for broken bones

November 7, 2017 | By More
Street basher blames victim for broken bones

An Aranui man claimed the victim of a bus stop bashing may have got broken bones because he was a beneficiary and may have had brittle bones through poor nutrition.

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‘Outrageous’ comments about victim signal jail term

November 7, 2017 | By More
‘Outrageous’ comments about victim signal jail term

An arrest warrant has been issued for a “forthright character” who didn’t show at up court for a sentencing where he would probably have been jailed for a bus stop bashing.

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Broken bones in bus stop bashing

September 15, 2017 | By More
Broken bones in bus stop bashing

A 30-year-old man admitted causing broken bones by punching his victim repeatedly while he lay on the ground at a bus stop on Pages Road, Christchurch.

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In-home carer shook baby girl

September 14, 2017 | By More
In-home carer shook baby girl

A paid in-home carer who shook a five-month-old baby girl twice – possibly causing permanent brain injuries – has been granted home detention at her Christchurch District Court sentencing.

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Strict conditions for baby assault accused

September 5, 2017 | By More
Strict conditions for baby assault accused

A 31-year-old Canterbury man was granted bail on strict conditions when he faced two charges alleging serious assaults on a newborn baby on the same day in July.

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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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Knife attacks on eve of wedding alleged

July 5, 2017 | By More
Knife attacks on eve of wedding alleged

The night before a planned wedding, the bride went hunting for the groom, armed with a knife and accompanied by Bandidos gang associates.

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Christchurch man charged over shooting, robbery

April 20, 2017 | By More
Christchurch man charged over shooting, robbery

A 23-year-old arrested after a double shooting at Rolleston and the armed robbery of the Hotel Ashburton was remanded in custody at an appearance in the Christchurch District Court this afternoon.

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Eight years’ jail for bat attack on pregnant woman

April 12, 2017 | By More
Eight years’ jail for bat attack on pregnant woman

A man who attacked a woman until he saw a “lifeless unmoving body on the ground” was sentenced to prison for eight years three months.

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Custody remand after Hornby shooting

March 31, 2017 | By More
Custody remand after Hornby shooting

Bail was opposed for a Hornby man charged after a man was found shot in the leg with a shotgun overnight in Christchurch.

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