Tag: methamphetamine

Rehab chance for ill-fated offender

October 4, 2018 | By More
Rehab chance for ill-fated offender

Murray James Allan’s criminal career has involved being shot in the face by police and beaten by the Tribesmen gang, but he will now get another chance at rehabilitation.

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‘Longest serving’ meth addict jailed

October 3, 2018 | By More
‘Longest serving’ meth addict jailed

A man described as possibly the longest serving meth addict to be dealt with in the New Zealand court system has been jailed for three years for offending fuelled by his habit.

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Meth user was spending time with ‘dregs’

September 21, 2018 | By More
Meth user was spending time with ‘dregs’

A Christchurch man’s life spiralled out of control when he began using meth and associating with people a judge described as “dregs”.

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Burglar who trashed houses jailed

September 18, 2018 | By More
Burglar who trashed houses jailed

A thief and burglar with a $600-a-day meth habit caused “maximum mess and destruction” as he raided homes, said the judge who jailed him for four years six months.

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Man apologises for trial outburst

September 5, 2018 | By More
Man apologises for trial outburst

A man has apologised for his outburst that led to a jury being hurriedly ushered out of court after it had found him guilty of importing methamphetamine from Mexico.

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Scribe’s liberty circumscribed

August 29, 2018 | By More
Scribe’s liberty circumscribed

A series of bail breaches has led to hip-hop and rap artist Scribe being remanded in custody for the next month.

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Weapons, drugs charges admitted

August 17, 2018 | By More
Weapons, drugs charges admitted

A man who led police on a car chase a year ago has now pleaded guilty to a long list of drug, weapons, and driving charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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$132,160 crime spree admitted

July 31, 2018 | By More
$132,160 crime spree admitted

A Redwood man has admitted a three-month crime spree across Christchurch and North Canterbury in which goods worth $132,160 were stolen.

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Drugs drove crime ring burglars

July 19, 2018 | By More
Drugs drove crime ring burglars

Drugs drove the offending by three burglars who hit dozens of home and caused losses totalling $200,000.

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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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