Tag: methamphetamine

Meth importation trial goes to High Court

June 15, 2018 | By More
Meth importation trial goes to High Court

The High Court has taken over a case involving alleged importation of $50 million of methamphetamine from Mexico.

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Guilty verdict in tinny house robbery trial

May 25, 2018 | By More
Guilty verdict in tinny house robbery trial

After a short retirement, a jury convicted Rory Manuel of the armed robbery of a tinny house in which a man was shot in the neck.

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Travellers had meth hidden in their bodies

May 22, 2018 | By More
Travellers had meth hidden in their bodies

A woman who arranged for two travellers to fly into New Zealand from Hawaii with more than $200,000 of methamphetamine hidden internally has been jailed for three years six months.

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Bail breach appearance for Scribe

May 14, 2018 | By More
Bail breach appearance for Scribe

Hip-hop artist Scribe – real name Malo Ioane Luafutu – has accepted he breached his bail with an unauthorised change of address, but police have not sought to have him held in custody.

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Sentencing delayed by positive drug test

May 8, 2018 | By More
Sentencing delayed by positive drug test

Sentencing of a woman who scammed elderly victims – including a 95-year-old – has been delayed so that a judge can find out more about a positive drug test during a home detention term.

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Violent meth raid hit wrong address

May 2, 2018 | By More
Violent meth raid hit wrong address

An innocent householder was left bound, broken, and bloodied when a methamphetamine robber got the address wrong.

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Meth and ecstasy imports admitted

April 19, 2018 | By More
Meth and ecstasy imports admitted

An unemployed Christchurch man pleaded guilty to four charges of importing methamphetamine and ecstasy by mail during May and June 2016.

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Shouting, swearing ends meth importation trial

April 11, 2018 | By More
Shouting, swearing ends meth importation trial

A jury was hurriedly ushered from a Christchurch courtroom when the man they had just convicted of drug importation began shouting in the dock and a woman in the public gallery joined in.

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Scribe must prove drug rehab success

March 15, 2018 | By More
Scribe must prove drug rehab success

Hip-hop artist Scribe will have to prove he is “kicking the drug habit” if he wants to be discharged without conviction on a methamphetamine possession charge, he was told at court today. [Updated report]

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Fifth Rebel admits organised crime charge

March 14, 2018 | By More
Fifth Rebel admits organised crime charge

A fifth member of the Rebels motorcycle gang has admitted being part of an organised criminal group, on the third day scheduled for pre-trial arguments in the Christchurch District Court.

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