Tag: methamphetamine

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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An ‘execution’ in Methland

October 5, 2017 | By More
An ‘execution’ in Methland

A jury took two-and-a-half hours to reject Peter John Carroll’s account of the death of Marcus Luke Tucker – that the assault with a fearsome metal steering lock was just Tucker being taught a lesson.

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Murder trial jury retires

October 5, 2017 | By More
Murder trial jury retires

The jury retired at 11.40am to consider its verdict in the trial of Peter John Carroll, charged with the April 2016 murder of Marcus Luke Tucker, whose bashed and burnt body was found near Lake Ellesmere.

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Drugs rip-off led to fatal bashing, defence says

October 3, 2017 | By More
Drugs rip-off led to fatal bashing, defence says

Peter John Carroll says he hit Marcus Luke Tucker with a metal steering lock to “address” him using photocopied $100 bills to buy drugs.

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New charges against burglary, receiving accused

October 2, 2017 | By More
New charges against burglary, receiving accused

Twenty-one new charges have been laid against a man who is in custody after an alleged pursuit during which road spikes were deployed on September 6.

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Woman breaks down giving murder trial evidence

September 26, 2017 | By More
Woman breaks down giving murder trial evidence

A woman went to pieces as she told the Marcus Luke Tucker murder trial of the sound of her friend screaming for help during the fatal bashing in her bedroom.

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