Tag: New Brighton

Drugs offered for sale on social media

October 24, 2017 | By More
Drugs offered for sale on social media

A man admits offering cannabis for sale on social media until his New Brighton home was searched in a police raid on the King Cobra gang in August.

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Teenagers jailed for robberies

October 4, 2017 | By More
Teenagers jailed for robberies

Two 19-year-olds were sentenced to over four years’ prison for their part in an armed robbery of a dairy in Templeton in 2016.

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Jurors offered counselling after rape trial verdicts

September 29, 2017 | By More
Jurors offered counselling after rape trial verdicts

Jurors have been offered counselling after delivering five guilty verdicts in the trial of two men charged with the rape and sexual violation of a drunk teenage girl in 2013.

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Men claim belief in consent at rape trial

September 29, 2017 | By More
Men claim belief in consent at rape trial

Two men who had sex with a drunk 17-year-old girl on a surf club roof said they believed “on reasonable grounds” that she was consenting to the activity, at a Christchurch District Court jury trial.

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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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