Tag: methamphetamine

Support needed for shoplifting addict

December 13, 2017 | By More
Support needed for shoplifting addict

Christchurch needs a centre where women can stay with their young children while they battle their addiction issues, said a judge as she released a compulsive shoplifter onto home detention.

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Denial over meth importation charge

December 4, 2017 | By More
Denial over meth importation charge

One of the two men charged with importing 49 kilograms of methamphetamine from Mexico pleaded not guilty to his charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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Two in custody after Tribesmen gang raids

November 29, 2017 | By More
Two in custody after Tribesmen gang raids

One man and his mother have been remanded in custody after property searches and arrests at the end of a three-month investigation into the Tribesmen MC gang.

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Sentencing for dealers of ‘insidious’ drug

November 23, 2017 | By More
Sentencing for dealers of ‘insidious’ drug

A judge told two meth dealers they were part of an “insidious industry” that was wreaking havoc on parts of the community.

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Suppression lifts on meth importation accused

November 20, 2017 | By More
Suppression lifts on meth importation accused

Name suppression has lifted on two men charged with a $50 million methamphetamine importation from Mexico, and they have been remanded in custody again.

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Arrests over meth shipment from Mexico

November 15, 2017 | By More
Arrests over meth shipment from Mexico

Two men arrested for importing methamphetamine with a total potential street value of $50 million have been granted name suppression at the Christchurch District Court.

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Burglar-on-camera gets drug rehab sentence

November 3, 2017 | By More
Burglar-on-camera gets drug rehab sentence

A man caught on video by a householder leaving an Avonhead address he had just burgled will be allowed to serve home detention at Odyssey House.

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Applause as Marcus Tucker’s killer jailed for life

November 2, 2017 | By More
Applause as Marcus Tucker’s killer jailed for life

For smashing Marcus Luke Tucker to death with a metal steering lock and then burning his body, Peter John Carroll will serve at least 17 years of a life imprisonment term.

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No sympathy from teenage robber

October 18, 2017 | By More
No sympathy from teenage robber

A teenager says the shop worker he robbed at the Woolston Night n Day store in Ferry Road “must be used to it” by now.

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Drugs, firearm found after arrest fracas

October 6, 2017 | By More
Drugs, firearm found after arrest fracas

A man who jammed an arresting police officer’s elbow in his door, and repeatedly tried to avoid arrest, pleaded guilty to seven charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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