Tag: methamphetamine

Murder trial adjourned for the day

May 18, 2017 | By More
Murder trial adjourned for the day

The trial of Peter John Carroll, charged with the April 2016 murder of Marcus Luke Tucker, has been adjourned for the day because of a legal issue.

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Hung jury in drug and rape trial

April 19, 2017 | By More
Hung jury in drug and rape trial

A jury has been unable to reach agreement in the seven-day trial of a 31-year-old meth dealer charged with stupefying and raping a woman on the West Coast in 2014.

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Date rape drug used by meth dealer, Crown claims

April 10, 2017 | By More
Date rape drug used by meth dealer, Crown claims

The Crown alleges the date rape drug GHB may have been used on a woman by her meth dealer before he raped her in her Greymouth home.

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Drugs and cash evidence of large scale dealing

April 8, 2017 | By More
Drugs and cash evidence of large scale dealing

Cash and drugs worth about half a million dollars were found in a Christchurch police swoop, the Crown said as a 44-year-old pleaded guilty.

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Lawyer’s trial to resume in May

April 6, 2017 | By More
Lawyer’s trial to resume in May

The trial of Christchurch lawyer Steven Welch Rollo has been adjourned part-heard to be continued at further sessions before a visiting judge in May.

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Lawyer alleges brutality at arrest

April 4, 2017 | By More
Lawyer alleges brutality at arrest

A Christchurch lawyer is alleging police brutality and challenging the validity of his arrest and the search that followed, in which the police say they found two bags of methamphetamine.

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Man admits meth supply conspiracy

April 3, 2017 | By More
Man admits meth supply conspiracy

A man arrested during a series of police raids on the Head Hunters gang premises has admitted five charges, including conspiring to supply methamphetamine.

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Rifle shown during civil dispute

April 3, 2017 | By More
Rifle shown during civil dispute

“Repossession” of a disputed car came to a rapid halt when a woman opened a bag and showed that it contained a cut-down rifle.

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Criminal group charge denied

March 16, 2017 | By More
Criminal group charge denied

An Avondale man has denied a drugs charge and a charge of being involved in an organised criminal group arising from police raids on Rebels MC gang premises in Christchurch.

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Suppression lapses on Head Hunters arrests

March 13, 2017 | By More
Suppression lapses on Head Hunters arrests

Name suppression has lapsed on members or associates of the Head Hunters gang who were charged with being members of an organised criminal group after police raids on gang premises in December.

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