Tag: rehabilitation

Judge slams ‘woeful’ rehab resourcing

May 19, 2017 | By More
Judge slams ‘woeful’ rehab resourcing

A judge has slammed Canterbury’s inadequate resourcing for drug and alcohol assessments, when a report was declined for a 17-year-old who appeared before her for sentencing in the Christchurch District Court.

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‘Perfect citizen’ goes to jail

January 25, 2017 | By More
‘Perfect citizen’ goes to jail

A judge was told that when he is not running on methamphetamine, Charlie Ross Chestnut is “a perfect citizen”.

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‘Cold turkey’ drug offender heading for rehab

November 3, 2016 | By More
‘Cold turkey’ drug offender heading for rehab

A West Coast drug offender who wanted locked up to go “cold turkey” has been wished luck by a judge who has released him into a rehabilitation programme.

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Rehab programme for ‘incredibly dangerous driving’

September 22, 2016 | By More
Rehab programme for ‘incredibly dangerous driving’

A man has been sentenced to six month’s home detention at Odyssey House for “incredibly dangerous reckless driving”, after a high speed police chase across town in January.

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Inept shoplifter heading for rehab

August 16, 2016 | By More
Inept shoplifter heading for rehab

A 22-year-old’s two inept shoplifting episodes have sent him on the road to rehabilitation to sort out his drug and alcohol issues.

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Car stolen from drug rehab centre

June 27, 2016 | By More
Car stolen from drug rehab centre

A 25-year-old who stole a car from the Odyssey House drug rehabilitation centre has been left in an impossible position after the car was then stolen from him.

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