Tag: prison

Security cam blocked before prison yard attack

July 23, 2018 | By More
Security cam blocked before prison yard attack

A wad of wet toilet paper was used to block the lens of a security camera at Christchurch Men’s Prison before prisoners stabbed a man 11 times using pieces of wire as weapons.

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High security and gang signs at bashing sentencing

June 28, 2018 | By More
High security and gang signs at bashing sentencing

Security in court was tight for the sentencing of five Neighbourhood Crips gang members for an exercise yard bashing in Christchurch Men’s Prison.

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Years imposed for Mob’s brief prison bashing

April 27, 2018 | By More
Years imposed for Mob’s brief prison bashing

Mongrel Mob members will spend years behind bars for a prison bashing that lasted 38 seconds.

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Prison bashing victim continued to offend

July 13, 2017 | By More
Prison bashing victim continued to offend

Even a brutal broomstick bashing by another prisoner has not been the incentive that Michael Scott Holdem needed to stop his criminal offending.

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Corrections officers bashed in riot

June 16, 2017 | By More
Corrections officers bashed in riot

An inmate has admitted bashing prison officers in a riot at the Christchurch Men’s Prison in November.

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Judge can’t add to lifer’s jail term

March 9, 2017 | By More
Judge can’t add to lifer’s jail term

Two men are not being made to pay for the $6000 damage they did in the Christchurch Men’s prison after they refused to go back to their cell during a lock-down period.

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Two deny prison riot charges

February 27, 2017 | By More
Two deny prison riot charges

Two inmates have pleaded not guilty to a charge of rioting in the Christchurch Men’s Prison in November.

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Prison stabbing sentencing deferred

February 18, 2017 | By More
Prison stabbing sentencing deferred

The sentencing of a man who used a home-made knife in a frenzied attack on another inmate at Christchurch Men’s Prison was deferred for three months in the Christchurch District Court.

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Inmates admit rampage at prison

February 9, 2017 | By More
Inmates admit rampage at prison

Two men with violent histories have admitted causing $6000 damage in the Christchurch Men’s prison, after they refused to go back to their medium-high security cell during a lock-down period.

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Prison absconder may get second chance

January 25, 2017 | By More
Prison absconder may get second chance

It seems prison absconder Richard Graham may get a second chance, even after he never went back to jail after being given compassionate leave to attend his grandmother’s funeral.

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