Tag: New Brighton

Trio with alleged gang links remanded

September 5, 2017 | By More
Trio with alleged gang links remanded

Two men and a woman with alleged connections to the King Cobra gang have been charged with firearm offences after a police armed offenders squad raid on a house in New Brighton last week.

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‘Miracle’ road workers weren’t killed, says judge

August 1, 2017 | By More
‘Miracle’ road workers weren’t killed, says judge

Road workers scattered and were lucky not to be killed by Jarku Raymond Wallace’s high-speed escape bid along New Brighton Road, said a judge as he sent the disqualified driver to jail.

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Former girlfriend stabbed in throat

February 26, 2017 | By More
Former girlfriend stabbed in throat

A 68-year-old man has admitted stabbing a former girlfriend in the throat, and leaving her alone to call an ambulance.

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Man admits mugging tourist

January 20, 2017 | By More
Man admits mugging tourist

A man who took part in mugging a Turkish tourist in the sand dunes at New Brighton has been jailed for 22 months.

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Tsunami alert burglar willing to meet victims

January 10, 2017 | By More
Tsunami alert burglar willing to meet victims

The burglar who ransacked a family’s New Brighton home during the tsunami alert evacuation in November wants to meet the victims at a restorative justice conference.

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New Brighton stabbing accused named

January 9, 2017 | By More
New Brighton stabbing accused named

Name suppression has lapsed for a man accused of the screwdriver stabbing of a woman at her New Brighton home on December 30.

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Tsunami burglary charge remand in custody

December 21, 2016 | By More
Tsunami burglary charge remand in custody

A 24-year-old man who allegedly burgled a home a family had evacuated because of the tsunami threat, was remanded in custody at the Christchurch District Court.

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Suppression lifts on double stabbing accused

April 28, 2016 | By More
Suppression lifts on double stabbing accused

Name suppression has been lifted on a man charged with a double stabbing at New Brighton at the weekend.

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Court told of ram-raid teen’s unpromising start

December 19, 2015 | By More
Court told of ram-raid teen’s unpromising start

A teen’s unpromising start in life as the son of a notorious criminal has been described in court as he began a jail term for a series of New Brighton ram raids.

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