Tag: knife

Pursuit driver admits charges

March 10, 2017 | By More
Pursuit driver admits charges

A driver involved in a police pursuit through Edgeware and Shirley last year is in custody awaiting sentence after admitting 14 charges.

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Knife-point robbery of book shop admitted

February 23, 2017 | By More
Knife-point robbery of book shop admitted

A St Albans man has admitted the remarkable $42 armed robbery of a second-hand bookshop, but disputes the facts about the knife-point hold-up.

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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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Custody remand on bookshop armed robbery charge

January 5, 2017 | By More
Custody remand on bookshop armed robbery charge

Bail was refused for a 24-year-old man charged with the armed robbery of a secondhand bookshop in Edgeware yesterday.

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Brave dairy employee tackled robbers

October 6, 2016 | By More
Brave dairy employee tackled robbers

A 21-year-old Aranui man admits he was the disguised, hammer-wielding robber who was bravely tackled by dairy employee Ruchik Patel in Breezes Road.

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Judge warns about street violence dangers

August 31, 2016 | By More
Judge warns about street violence dangers

A Christchurch judge has sent a warning about weapons and street violence, even while he was granting a home detention sentence for a double stabbing by a teenager.

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Police station roof climber heading for treatment

July 13, 2016 | By More
Police station roof climber heading for treatment

A man who clambered around on the Christchurch Central Police Station roof is heading back into treatment for his on-going substance abuse issues.

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Four years’ jail for knife attack on friend

May 17, 2016 | By More
Four years’ jail for knife attack on friend

A frenzied knife attack on a friend has landed a man in prison for four years.

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Home detention for knife threat to woman

April 1, 2016 | By More
Home detention for knife threat to woman

A drunk man who threatened to gouge out a woman’s eyes and cut her throat with the knife he was holding has been allowed home detention at his Christchurch District Court sentencing.

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Bail for youth facing stabbing charges

March 21, 2016 | By More
Bail for youth facing stabbing charges

Bail was granted to an 18-year-old facing serious charges over an alleged stabbing incident in Warrington Street, Edgeware, early on Saturday morning.

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