Tag: intentional damage

EQC claimant told to ‘get on with life’

June 11, 2018 | By More
EQC claimant told to ‘get on with life’

A 57-year-old man who says he felt “stonewalled and powerless” in his dealings with the Earthquake Commission has written out cheques totalling $14,394 for paintstripper damage to EQC cars.

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Jail threat brings rapid reparation offer

May 18, 2018 | By More
Jail threat brings rapid reparation offer

After being told to turn up at court with a large cheque or be prepared for an immediate jail term, a man found guilty of vandalising EQC cars has come up with a $15,000 offer.

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Claimant found guilty of damaging paint on EQC cars

March 19, 2018 | By More
Claimant found guilty of damaging paint on EQC cars

A claimant who acknowledged having “quite extensive problems with EQC” has been convicted of damaging a row of the commission’s vehicles with paint stripper.

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Sports ground vandal loses licence, cash, car

February 23, 2018 | By More
Sports ground vandal loses licence, cash, car

Thomas Liam Carruth has already paid $1644 for repairs after wrecking the sports fields at Burnside Park. Next Monday, he hands over his car as well.

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Custody remand on attempted murder charge

January 23, 2018 | By More
Custody remand on attempted murder charge

A woman charged with attempted murder after the alleged stabbing of a man at a house in Riccarton on Monday has been remanded in custody at the Christchurch District Court.

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Wall art at hostel leads to arrest

January 16, 2018 | By More
Wall art at hostel leads to arrest

A 35-year-old man’s “beautification” efforts at a Christchurch backpacker hostel were not appreciated. The repair bill is $500.

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Squatters damaged house with meth smoking

September 26, 2017 | By More
Squatters damaged house with meth smoking

A Christchurch man will spend years paying for the damage to a close friend’s house, caused when he squatted there and invited around mates who smoked methamphetamine.

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Brothers competing to pay for damage

July 21, 2017 | By More
Brothers competing to pay for damage

Brothers Jimmy and Rupert Max Ellis-Jones have not quite reached agreement about how to pay for all the damage they did on a drunken spree through Phillipstown and Woolston.

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Pair damaged stolen and abandoned car

May 26, 2017 | By More
Pair damaged stolen and abandoned car

Community-based sentences have been imposed on two young men who smashed up and looted a stolen car they found abandoned on a remote track near Kainga, north of Christchurch.

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State of the world prompted vandalism spree

May 11, 2017 | By More
State of the world prompted vandalism spree

A man who told police he was depressed about Waitangi Day, Donald Trump, and the world, admitted he and his brother caused over $3000 damage to eight cars and a trailer in February.

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